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People are driving right through new diverter on NE Rodney

Posted on October 24th, 2014 at 9:58 am.

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) A traffic diverter is a barrier placed in an intersection to prevent auto traffic from going through it. The goal is to make certain streets less attractive to auto drivers and reduce auto traffic volumes overall. So, when it’s relatively easy to drive through Read More »

First look: New bike facilities open along MAX Orange Line

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 at 12:48 pm.

Lots of new Orange Line MAX bikeway infrastructure is open for business. Here’s how it looks…

Reader mailbag: Confusion reigns on Williams Ave while City urges patience

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 am.

Readers share experiences riding on Williams as PBOT works to complete a major lane re-striping project.

There’s a cyclocross race at Gateway Green next month!

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 at 10:37 am.

Gateway Green: Portland’s future premier cyclocross racing venue.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) We are excited to announce that six and-a-half years after we first told you about Gateway Green, supporters of the project have planned their first official bike event. Yesterday on their Facebook page, the Friends of Gateway Green unveiled plans for “Community CX,” a Read More »

Readers share concerns as Williams Ave traffic spills onto Rodney greenway

Posted on October 17th, 2014 at 10:48 am.

The lane redesign isn’t done yet, but the change is already impacting traffic.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Yesterday I got two separate reader emails about the same issue just a few hours apart. Whenever that happens it gets my attention. In this case, the issue is the increased amount of auto traffic diversion onto NE Rodney Read More »

New path will link Sellwood to Milwaukie on SE 17th

Posted on October 14th, 2014 at 2:53 pm.

SE 17th is getting a makeover between Sellwood and Milwaukie. A new, $3.4 million path and street design update will vastly improve the bicycling connection between Portland and Milwaukie and the City of Milwaukie wants your feedback on its preliminary design.

First look: Better Block re-imagines 3rd Ave with protected bike lane, new crosswalk

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 at 10:44 am.

It’s amazing what a few cones, hay bales, and barriers can do.

Bike lane rumble strips on Hawthorne viaduct coming out next week

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 at 3:58 pm.

Changes coming and no more slow-down strips.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) This Monday, October 6th, Multnomah county will remove the speed humps (a.k.a. rumble strips) in the bike lane of the westbound Hawthorne Bridge viaduct (technically SE Madison Ave).

On Michigan greenway, diverter reduces driving but biking boost is modest

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 at 10:12 am.

The city’s counts for auto traffic on Michigan south of Rosa Parks have fallen by an average of 25 percent.

New TriMet path carves better route to South Waterfront, but PSU link still awkward

Posted on September 25th, 2014 at 3:55 pm.

Almost everybody who bikes into the South Waterfront should probably be using this path now.

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