Author profile: Patrick Croasdaile (Contributor)

Here are the other 11 articles by Patrick Croasdaile (Contributor):

  • A victory for bike tourism in Wilsonville: French Prairie Bridge grant approved (April 17, 2012)

    Councilors listen to a staff presentation on the project. (Words and photos by Patrick Croasdaile) At their work session last night, the Wilsonville City Council voted to accept a $1.25 million federal grant to perform a feasibility study on the French Prairie Bike-Ped Emergency Bridge over the Willamette River. As we shared last week, this Read More »

  • Bike tourism workshop in Wilsonville highlights need for new bridge (February 13, 2012)

    Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp (R) chats with OHSU Nursing student Jen Akeroyd about active transportation links in the region.(Photos: Patrick Croasdaile for BikePortland)

  • ‘Cartlandia’ food carts on Springwater Trail opening May 1st (April 21, 2011)

    The lot is almost ready.(Photos: Patrick Croasdaile) ‘Cartlandia,’ the bike-centric food cart pod on the Springwater Corridor Trail we told you about back in January, is about to open. I caught up with the man behind the development (who also did the Mississippi Marketplace in North Portland), Roger Goldingay, to get an update and learn Read More »

  • PBOT Director Tom Miller lays out perspectives on politics, bicycling (April 14, 2011)

    Miller addressed the BAC on Tuesday.(Photo: Patrick Croasdaile) Tom Miller, the former Chief of Staff for Portland Mayor Sam Adams who was appointed Director of the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) back in January, formally introduced himself to the Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee (PBAC) on Tuesday night. His words offered a striking contrast from his Read More »

  • Salem Watch: School transportation bill could impact biking/walking (April 6, 2011)

    A bill introduced in Salem this morning, HB 3622 (PDF), is being watched by biking and walking advocates for its possible impact on school transportation funding. Authored by Rep. Betty Komp of Woodburn, the bill seeks to revise the method of calculating transportation block grants from the State School Fund distributions by allowing “district school Read More »

  • Summit panel urges stronger connection between mobility, race, health (March 30, 2011)

    The panelists: L to R: Dr. Philip Wu, Olivia Quiroz, Mychal Tetteh, Noelle Dobson.(Photos: BikePortland/Patrick Croasdaile) In recent years, the fields of public health, equity and transportation policy have become increasingly linked. At a breakout session at the Active Transportation Summit yesterday, advocates and experts came together to learn more about why these issues are Read More »

  • Catching up with the Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition (March 9, 2011)

    Inside the WashCo BTC’s Frans Pauwels Memorial Bicycle Center.From left to right: Volunteer Al Martinez, Hal Ballard, and founding staff-member Mark Norbert.

  • What’s up with biking in Clackamas County? Here’s a roundup (March 3, 2011)

    [Publisher’s note: Our news intern, Patrick Croasdaile, happens to live in Clackamas County so he’s a bit closer to the action down there than I am. In the story below, he shares a roundup of Clackamas County bike news gleaned from a recent meeting of their biking and walking advisory committee.] County Planner Lori Mastrantonio-Meuser Read More »

  • Bike to Eugene Challenge connects environmental law students to their cause (February 22, 2011)

    Lewis & Clark students on last year’s Bike to Eugene Challenge. A group of Environmental Law students from Lewis & Clark College will embark on a one-day, 140-mile trip from Portland to Eugene on March 3, 2011. Their final destination is the 29th annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) at the University of Oregon. Read More »

  • Notes from outside the House T&I ‘listening session’ in Vancouver (February 21, 2011)

    The view of today’s hearing for many.(Photo: Patrick Croasdaile) At the House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure listening session held this morning in Vancouver, WA, many would-be participants never got the chance to be heard. I happened to arrive at the committee meeting 35 minutes early, yet was eight people shy from getting Read More »