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Mayor Hales, Commissioner Novick call ‘urgent meeting’ in wake of collisions

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 6:16 pm.

Coming to the table.(Photo J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick have just announced an “urgent meeting” that will take place next week at City Hall to discuss bike safety following a spate of collisions that has sparked widespread concerns. Novick is the commissioner in charge of the transportation bureau, which Read More »

ODOT says new signals with left turn arrows coming to SE Powell next week

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 5:58 pm.

They heard you.(Photo: J Maus/BikePortland_ As hundreds of people take to the streets in an expression of frustration about unsafe biking conditions in Portland, the Oregon Department of Transportation has just announced plans to install new left turn arrows at SE Powell and 26th Avenue — an intersection where two people have sustained serious injuries Read More »

Comment of the Week: What if there were a national campaign to shame people who drive illegally?

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 3:36 pm.

Should traffic crimes be punished like sex crimes?

On the scene at the BTA Alice Awards gala

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 3:25 pm.

BTA Board Chair Justin Yuen makes the main point of the night.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Last night was the Bicycle Transportation Alliance’s 25th anniversary celebration and Alice Awards gala at the Portland Art Museum.

Man injured while bicycling on SE 26th at Powell (yes that same intersection) – UPDATED

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 12:05 pm.

From the scene a few minutes ago.(Photo by @long_ter on Twitter) There has been another collision involving a bicycle rider in Portland. And this time it was at the same intersection where Alistair Corkett lost his leg just a few weeks ago.

By pushing for road safety audit, state Rep. Ann Lininger steps into leadership role on Barbur

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 11:04 am.

Lininger was appointed last year to represent much of Southwest Portland.

Weekend Event Guide: Roses, urban repair, a bike swap, and more

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 10:39 am.

Ever wanted to help paint an intersection? You’re in luck this weekend.(Photo J Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery. Have you looked at the weekend forecast? Oh my it looks swell. Summer is here and the streets will be crawling Read More »

Uber launches ‘UberPEDAL’ on-demand bike rack option in Portland

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 9:26 am.

Request a ride for you and your ride.

Jobs of the Week: Joe Bike and Western Bikeworks

Posted on May 29th, 2015 at 9:11 am.

We’ve had two great job opportunities listed this week. Learn more about them via the links below… Custom Build Shinobi – Seasonal Mechanic – Job Bike Retail Sales and Service Associate – Western Bikeworks

Portland Community College Cascade Campus Bike Program closes abruptly

Posted on May 28th, 2015 at 3:13 pm.

Bike Program at north Portland campus “mothballed” says staffer.

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