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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.

PBOT’s first ‘advisory bike lanes’ coming to SE Caruthers

Posted on September 24th, 2014 at 1:50 pm.

Trucks frequently (and sometimes illegally) encroach on the SE Caruthers bike lane. A new street design will help bike riders navigate SE Caruthers more smoothly.(Photo: Besty Reese) Anyone who has ridden on SE Caruthers in the pathway gap between the southern end of the Eastbank Esplanade and the start of the Springwater Corridor trail (map) Read More »

City will install signs in Waterfront Park to discourage unsafe riding

Posted on September 17th, 2014 at 4:56 pm.

Hoping to create a “Pedestrian Priority Zone” on Waterfront Park path, new signs from the Parks Bureau will encourage fast riders to use Naito instead.

State releases Salmonberry Corridor Draft Concept Plan, opens comment period

Posted on September 15th, 2014 at 4:33 pm.

Fresh concept drawings of Salmonberry Corridor are out. After you’re done drooling, consider making a public comment to support it!

NE 7th through Lloyd District slated for new bikeway

Posted on September 5th, 2014 at 10:30 am.

PBOT wants to make bicycling on NE 7th between Weidler and Schuyler a bit more pleasant.

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