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Posted on May 16th, 2013 at 2:11 pm.
Lance Marcus died Tuesday night while driving on SW Barbur Blvd.(Photo: Facebook profile)
45 year-old Lance Marcus died on Tuesday night after driving his car into a power pole on SW Barbur Blvd near Miles Street. The Portland Police report that Marcus was driving "at a high rate of speed" before he hit the pole.
In October [...]
Posted on May 16th, 2013 at 10:13 am.
The Historic Columbia River Highway is a bicycling gem. And it just keeps getting better.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)
This guest article was written by ODOT's Region 1 Transit and Active Transportation Liaison Jessica Horning and ODOT's Historic Columbia River Highway project coordinator Kristen Stallman.
The Historic Columbia River Highway is one of Oregon’s most popular and [...]
Posted on May 14th, 2013 at 2:50 pm.
Detail of proposed sign. See larger image below.
Responding to concerns about poor quality bike access on two narrow bridges on SW Barbur Blvd, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has proposed a new flashing sign that would warn road users about the presence of bicycle traffic. The new sign is being considered as part of [...]
Posted on May 13th, 2013 at 3:54 pm.
Believe it or not, those are bike racks!(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Yesterday I finally got a chance to visit The Fields, Portland's newest neighborhood park. Situated on NW Overton between 10th and 11th at the northern end of the Pearl District, The Fields is a beautiful addition to our city. It's got fantastic views of old [...]
Posted on May 13th, 2013 at 11:51 am.
The new buffer will be completed this week (brown area is parking lane).(Photo: PBOT)
The Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is taking advantage of a paving project to improve bicycle access on a major street in northeast Portland. On Friday, PBOT announced a new buffered bike lane is coming to NE Cully Blvd between Prescott and Failing [...]
Posted on May 8th, 2013 at 3:43 pm.
This should do the trick.(Photo: Bob Kofstad/Washington DOT)
Last month, a woman driving a medium-sized sedan somehow managed to travel nearly two miles on the I-205 bike path before she panicked and a passerby on a bike called 911.
And it turns out this was the second such incident in the past few months. That's what I [...]
Posted on May 8th, 2013 at 3:03 pm.
Big turnout at an open house last night shows support to improve Lombard Street.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)
The fact that 100 people showed up to last night's Lombard Re-Imagined open house, is a clear sign that a group of Portland State University graduate students has spurred an important conversation about the future of Lombard Street. [...]
Posted on May 6th, 2013 at 3:24 pm.
Before and after cross-section of plans for Broadway Bridge viaduct project.
The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation is planning a major re-design of NW Broadway from the Broadway Bridge (at Lovejoy) to Burnside.
Posted on April 30th, 2013 at 10:07 am.
A large crowd gathered to celebrate the opening of a bike shelter at Daimler Trucks HQ this morning.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Daimler Trucks North America, a commercial truck manufacturer based on Swan Island, celebrated a decidedly non-motorized achievement this morning: They opened a bike parking shelter near the main entrance of their corporate headquarters.
The new shelter [...]
Posted on April 29th, 2013 at 5:04 pm.
Residents have resorted to homemade signs to make people slow down on Lombard.Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Lombard Street in north and northeast Portland is one of those classic urban arterials that splits up neighborhoods and is entirely unwelcoming to anything but people in cars. Now a citizen-led planning effort, "Lombard Re-Imagined" is working to change that.