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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/BusterSimpson.net/dekum)

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 reported [...]

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.

Study: Portland businesses believe in bike parking benefits

Posted on May 25th, 2010 at 4:32 pm.

Cover of Bike Corrals: Local Business Impacts, Benefits, and Attitudes. -Download PDF-

A preliminary study of Portland's on-street bike parking corrals shows they've got widespread support from nearby business owners. The report also found that business owners perceive one out of every four of their customers arrive by bike.
The study was done by Drew Meisel, [...]

Pay-by-card bike parking arriving this summer in Beaverton

Posted on May 21st, 2010 at 8:15 am.

[Contributor Michael Andersen is the editor of Portland Afoot, a forthcoming "10-minute newsmagazine" and wiki about low-car life in Portland, especially TriMet riders. Their launch issue comes out June 1.]

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