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Fatal collision spurs new calls to complete the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail

Posted on August 27th, 2014 at 10:30 am.

The tragic death of Ellen Dittebrandt on Sunday has spurred new advocacy for completion of the Historic Columbia River State Trail.

Arrest made in hit-and-run on SE 82nd in Clackamas County

Posted on August 26th, 2014 at 8:09 pm.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s office arrested a man today after a hit-and-run on SE 82nd just south of King Road (about 12 miles southeast of Portland). Here’s the story so far from the CCSO: On August 26, 2014 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Robert B. Hyer, age 30, was riding a bicycle in the bike lane Read More »

New activist group off to fast start: First protest ride is tonight – UPDATED

Posted on August 26th, 2014 at 3:47 pm.

A new group of activists that hopes to spark Portland’s biking fire had their first meeting on Saturday.

First look at new, left-side buffered bike lanes on NW Everett

Posted on August 26th, 2014 at 2:33 pm.

PBOT has striped a new, 10-foot wide bike lane on NW Everett street west of I-405.

As Congress drops Safe Routes to School, advocates ask Metro to step in

Posted on August 26th, 2014 at 12:51 pm.

A Safe Routes to School ride in Portland in 2010. A new BTA campaign suggests tapping federal funding allocated to the Metro regional government to offer the program in suburban schools, too.(Photo: J.Maus/BikePortland) Second in a week-long series about the BTA’s five new advocacy campaigns. Over the last two years, people trying to reverse the Read More »

Q&A: How Minnesota saves lives by spreading safety money thinly

Posted on August 26th, 2014 at 10:43 am.

Sue Groth, director of traffic, safety and technologyfor the Minnesota Department of Transportation,has been nationally recognized for overseeing rapiddrops in traffic fatalities.(Photos: MnDOT) Sue Groth’s job: use math and millions of dollars to stop injuries before they happen. The team Groth leads at the Minnesota Department of Transportation has probably saved a few hundred lives Read More »

Advocates work to build retailers’ consensus around a big city investment in NE Broadway

Posted on August 25th, 2014 at 4:05 pm.

More than anything else in central Portland’s bike network, commercial corridors are the missing links.

National org wants to know: What should we call this thing we do everyday?

Posted on August 25th, 2014 at 2:39 pm.

A national advocacy group wants your input on what to call everday cycling that’s not about recreation or fitness.

A community on bikes rallies against violence in the streets of north Portland

Posted on August 25th, 2014 at 10:06 am.

A rally for peace on the streets of north Portland.

The Monday Roundup: Biking to the Emmy Awards, removing lanes for safety & more

Posted on August 25th, 2014 at 9:39 am.

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