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Vancouver (WA) installs four more on-demand bike lockers

Posted on December 10th, 2010 at 11:49 am.

A source that works for the City of Vancouver (WA) sent this info over the other day (photos of the new lockers below): “Three weeks ago we installed 4 more Bikelink lockers in our downtown area, bringing the total number of lockers to 9. This project was part of our Destination Downtown project, and was Read More »

Update on bike corral/public art project in Woodlawn

Posted on November 4th, 2010 at 12:16 pm.

Detail of sculptural element on roof of new bike corral coming to Dekum Street. Our story last week about a new on-street bike corral coming to Dekum Street in the Woodlawn neighborhood sparked a lot of discussion. Many readers weighed in with negative opinions about the design (especially the car part) and wondered whether or Read More »

Art bike corral coming to Woodlawn neighborhood

Posted on October 27th, 2010 at 4:27 pm.

A new bike corral slated for N Dekum Street near Breakside Brewery.(Renderings by Buster Simpson/

Hillsboro welcomes Oregon’s first Bikestation

Posted on October 27th, 2010 at 11:50 am.

Notables line up to cut the ribbon. L to R: Karl Dinger (City of Hillsboro Intermodal Transit Facility Project Manager), Toni Plunkett (City of Hillsboro Controller), Bob Reitmeir (City of Hillsboro Fleet and Facilities Director), Colin Cooper (City of Hillsboro Planning Manger), Steve Krautscheid (Director of Facilities for Tuality Hospital), Aron Carlson (City of Hillsboro Read More »

PGE Park, Whole Foods jump on bike parking bandwagon

Posted on August 31st, 2010 at 10:01 am.

Temporary bike parking at PGE Park was a hit during a Timbers game last weekend.(Photo: Jeff Castro/Bikeracker)

Get sneak peek at Bikestation Hillsboro tomorrow

Posted on August 30th, 2010 at 12:10 pm.

Opens tomorrow. As a follow-up to a story we reported last March, the facility that houses Bikestation Hillsboro will have its grand opening tomorrow. The new Bikestation — the first of its kind in the Portland metro region — is set to open in a few weeks. It will offer over 1,200 square feet of Read More »

Ask BikePortland: What’s the usage etiquette and capacity for a staple rack?

Posted on August 17th, 2010 at 1:04 pm.

Not recommended unless you are friends.(Photo © J. Maus) This week’s Ask BikePortland question comes from Daniel C. He had a disagreement with someone over how many bikes can fit on one of PBOT’s standard staple racks. Daniel also wants to know if there are manners to keep in mind when sharing a staple with Read More »

Vancouver gets two more on-street bike corrals, but businesses thwart a third

Posted on August 12th, 2010 at 3:40 pm.

New bike parking across from Esther Short Park.(Photos by Marcus Griffith Earlier this week, the City of Vancouver installed two more on-street bike parking corrals, raising the city’s total to three. The new racks were installed Tuesday morning at Esther Short Park and on the corner of Broadway and McLoughlin Blvd in downtown Vancouver. As Read More »

Lloyd District gets major new bike parking facility

Posted on June 22nd, 2010 at 1:18 pm.

New bike parking at Doubletree Hotel in Lloyd District.(Photos: Heather McCarey)

TriMet’s new ‘Bike & Ride’ facility to open in July

Posted on June 9th, 2010 at 1:33 pm.

As we hinted at a few weeks ago, TriMet is set to begin construction of their new Bike & Ride facility at the Sunset Transit Center this month. A statement released yesterday said the project will begin June 21st and the facility is expected to be open for business by end of July.

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