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Activist and radio show host trashes Tilikum Crossing, calls it 'Auto-ban' bridge

Posted on April 18th, 2014 at 3:08 pm.

Not allowing cars to cross it is not only insane, but it's a symbol of dysfunction.

Novick wants $1 million from general fund for beacons at 15 crosswalks

Posted on April 18th, 2014 at 12:51 pm.

The City of Portland's general fund has a few million dollars to spare, and Commissioner Steve Novick is mounting an unusual campaign to spend some of it on safer street crossings.

Businesses and bikeways: City reveals more details about street fee plans

Posted on April 18th, 2014 at 11:30 am.

PBOT's Mark Lear laid out priorities for spending revenue raised by a new street fee.(Photos J. Maus/BikePortland)

The City of Portland is slowly leaking out more details of their plans to create a new fee to boost transportation investment. At a town hall meeting in North Portland last night, Mayor Charlie Hales, PBOT Director Leah [...]

50s Bikeway: still alive, just moving slowly

Posted on April 18th, 2014 at 9:11 am.

The latest word from the city: early May. Hopefully.

'Can't you read?!': When one rider calls out another for rolling through a stop

Posted on April 18th, 2014 at 8:48 am.

Is it out of line for one person on a bike to aggressively criticize another for ignoring a stop sign in a safe situation?

Jobs of the Week

Posted on April 18th, 2014 at 8:39 am.

The spring hiring boom continues here in America's bike industry mecca. Last week had had a record nine job listings and this week we've got eight. Whether you're a wonk or a wrench, we've got some great opportunities for you. Check out the latest jobs posted to our Job Listings via the links below...

Active Transportation [...]

Weekend Event Guide: Films, a 'Super Swap', bunnies, and more

Posted on April 17th, 2014 at 3:29 pm.

It's that time again... And we've got the best bike rides and events in the area all dolled up for you in a nice, bloggy package.

Blumenauer will ride to celebrate new path along Marine Drive

Posted on April 17th, 2014 at 2:22 pm.

Hooray! There's a new (albeit very small) section of bike path along Marine Drive, and Congressman Earl Blumenauer will help inaugurate it next Tuesday.

Auto traffic diversion still "on the table" for NE Rodney project

Posted on April 17th, 2014 at 12:42 pm.

What's the deal with PBOT and diversion on neighborhood greenway projects? We were curious too so we asked.

PBOT Director Leah Treat on pricing auto use, bike-only streets, and more

Posted on April 17th, 2014 at 10:58 am.

PBOT Director Leah Treat last summer.(Photo J. Maus/BikePortland)

Nine months into her position as the Director of the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Leah Treat appears to be finally ready to spread her wings. We've noted here at BikePortland that for someone in charge of one of America's marquee transportation systems, and someone who came to town [...]

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