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Bike Clark County looking for new location

Posted on April 29th, 2014 at 4:49 pm.

A non-profit community bike program in Vancouver is looking for a new home.

Alison Graves picked as new executive director of Cycle Oregon

Posted on February 11th, 2014 at 10:49 am.

Big news from Cycle Oregon: They’ve hired the former executive director of the Community Cycling Center to lead them into a new era.

BTA up for national ‘Bicycling Magazine People’s Choice’ advocacy award

Posted on January 30th, 2014 at 9:57 am.

The BTA’s push to make bicycling and walking projects eligible for an Oregon State Lottery-backed funding program has garnered them national recognition.

CCC’s Tetteh says creating new ‘avenues to advocacy’ is top priority

Posted on November 26th, 2013 at 12:32 pm.

After his first 50 days as the CEO of the Community Cycling Center, Mychal Tetteh sees a big problem in the local advocacy ecosystem: Too many people aren’t sure how, where and when to get engaged. And as a result, their voices aren’t being heard.

Get smart: Two nights, six advocacy events

Posted on November 12th, 2013 at 11:49 am.

A City Club sponsored panel discussion will look at who’s riding — and who’s not. There’s a reason Portland is such a haven for transportation wonks, advocates, and civic engagement superstars. There is never a shortage of advocacy-related events to attend. I have six events on my calendar scheduled for tonight and tomorrow night — Read More »

Mychal Tetteh named new CEO of Community Cycling Center

Posted on August 23rd, 2013 at 9:35 am.

CCC CEO Mychal Tetteh. The non-profit Community Cycling Center has announced that Mychal Tetteh will be their new CEO. Tetteh takes over from former executive director Alison Graves, who left the organization back in March. Tetteh is a familiar face in the community and at the Community Cycling Center. He worked at the CCC for Read More »

Major new pro-transit advocacy group prepares to launch in Portland

Posted on July 8th, 2013 at 3:58 pm.

A new nonprofit advocacy group is setting out to be public transportation’s answer to the Bicycle Transportation Alliance.

New ‘NW Skate Coalition’ wants skateboarding to follow biking’s path

Posted on June 28th, 2013 at 8:46 am.

A new group for people who get around by skateboard says it’s the turn of another vehicle. A smaller one.

‘Carefree Commuter Challenge’ starts July 1st

Posted on June 27th, 2013 at 3:23 pm.

The Carefree Commuter Challenge starts next month and the folks at Drive Less Save More are expecting over 2,000 people from across the region to take part. The Challenge is just one component of a state-funded marketing program aimed at encouraging folks to get around with something other than their car. Drive Less Save More Read More »

Are ‘bikes-vs-trucks’ battles fading? Advocates say so

Posted on June 26th, 2013 at 12:00 pm.

The long, cold war between Portland’s bike/pedestrian advocates and its freight advocates might finally be thawing, people involved in recent talks say.

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