Archive for January, 2011

How PSU is getting staff and students to leave their cars at home

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Over 2,000 bike parking spots are justone reason it’s easy to ride to PSU.(Photos © J. Maus) Portland State University’s location, facilities, and policies to promote options to driving alone are paying off. A survey released last week shows that three in four students and employees at the campus get there without a car. A Read More »

TriMet adds student’s “Bike to Transit Map” to App Center

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Screen grab from Bike to Transit Map. – See it here– Our regional transit agency, TriMet, is a national leader at data-sharing and they embrace open-source tools. One such tool that they’ve recently added to their App Center is the nifty Portland Bike to Transit Map. According to the map’s creator, Melelani Sax-Barnett, “It can Read More »

“Rideshed” map shows where you can camp by bike from Portland

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Imagine the possibilities…(See full map below) Remember Cycle Wild? They’re the local non-profit that organizes and promotes bike-camping trips from Portland. We went along with them for a ride back in 2009 and learned just how easy it is to pack up some gear, start pedaling, and get away from it all — without having Read More »

See what the South Waterfront Greenway trail will look like

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Concept drawing for new South Waterfront Greenway Trail.(Graphic: Portland Parks & Recreation)

Inside the new River City Bicycles Outlet store

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Open for business New logo and wooden sign.– Gallery –(Photos © J. Maus)

brown montgomery ward open road cruiser 70’s?

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Year: 70’s?Brand: montgomery wardModel: open road cruiserColor:brownSize:women’sStolen in 97217, OR Stolen:2011-01-30Stolen From: lombard and interstate, corner of gas stationNeighborhood: arbor lodge, lombard transit centerOwner: melissa jo bartonOwnerEmail: punkchula@gmail.comDescription: big silver bell, WELDED PEDAL, blue handlebar grips, husker license plate, bedazzled klemt sticker, says open road on it, some kind of registration/fair sticker thing on it, Read More »

Eugene advocate pushes residential bike parking corrals

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Demonstration of a residential bike corral in Eugene by Paul Adkins.(Photo: Paul Adkins) A Eugene resident has submitted a proposal to the City of Eugene to install on-street, residential bike parking corrals. On-street bike corrals are common in Portland, but we’ve yet to extend the idea into residential areas. Noted bike advocate Paul Adkins and Read More »

The Monday Roundup

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Here’s the news that caught our eye this week: – U.S. Congressional leaders have been feverishly studying the Constitution, resulting in the conclusion that bicycles are not transportation. – A three foot passing law has been defeated in Wyoming, with the reasoning that it should be common sense to leave that much room without a Read More »

Black Bianchi Lugged Steel Road Bike Older

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Year: OlderBrand: BianchiModel: Lugged Steel Road BikeColor:BlackStolen in Portland, OR 97209Stolen:2011-01-26Stolen From: 326 NW 21st Ave. – right in front of Bishop’s barber shop. It was locked with a Krypto U-Lock to a street sign.Neighborhood: Northwest PDX – 21st and EverettOwner: Clayton SzczechOwnerEmail: hallazgo@gmail.comReward: $100Description: Sadly, I have no year, model or serial number. This Read More »

Advisory: Weidler bikeway closed for a month for streetcar work

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Below is the latest streetcar construction advisory from PBOT. Note that the bicycle vehicle lane on NE Weidler will be closed and if you are on a bike you will be directed into adjacent lanes… Streetcar work narrows NE Weidler in Lloyd District next week The Portland Bureau of Transportation announced that NE Weidler would Read More »