Follow-up: No ‘Bikes in Roadway’ signage for Sandy Blvd

Posted on May 18th, 2011 at 8:42 am.

PBOT says ‘Bikes in Roadway’ signs aren’t the right approach for Sandy.(Photo © J. Maus) Remember our story last week about NE Sandy Blvd? We shared the experience of riding on that large arterial street through the eyes of Esther Harlow. Despite a lack of comfortable bike access, many people like Harlow prefer riding on Read More »

Rolling with momentum, CRC subject of public forum tonight

Posted on March 7th, 2011 at 11:23 am.

Signs of life abound for the controversial project.(Photo © J. Maus) Rolling with momentum in recent weeks from national and statewide elected officials, the Columbia River Crossing (CRC) project will be the focus of a public forum in Northeast Portland tonight. The event is being hosted by the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, an umbrella non-profit Read More »

Lloyd District bike projects take center stage at open house

Posted on March 4th, 2011 at 4:48 pm.

Stakeholder Advisory Committee member Justin Zeulner explains the NE Holladay project to an open house attendee.(Photos © J. Maus) Last night was the first public open house for the City of Portland’s Lloyd District Bikeway Development Projects. Within this planning process, PBOT is taking a close look at three projects that could dramatically improve the Read More »

Transformation in action: See latest plans for Holman street “pocket park”

Posted on March 4th, 2011 at 2:28 pm.

See below for before/after shots. This morning I shared how PBOT’s neighborhood greenways could have a dramatic impact on how it feels to move around our city’s residential streets. A perfect case in point is the NE Holman Street project. Back in May, I took a closer look at the project, with a focus on Read More »

Get a sneak peek at potential changes coming to Lloyd District bikeways

Posted on February 22nd, 2011 at 2:02 pm.

Detail of concept for new shared-use path, buffered bike lanes, and other bikeway elements being proposed for NE 12th Avenue south of the Lloyd District. – Download larger version (PDF) –

Tonight: Open House for Rose Quarter, Broadway/Weidler plans

Posted on November 15th, 2010 at 10:20 am.

This area is in dire need of help. (Looking west onto the Broadway/Weidler couplet from the Leftbank Building. The Rose Quarter is to the left.)(Photos © J. Maus)

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)

On Alberta Street, a thriving bike ecosystem

Posted on May 20th, 2010 at 4:30 pm.

One of the many bike sightings I came across on NE Alberta Street on Saturday. – Slideshow below/Photos © J. Maus)

‘Pocket park’ and cycle-track: A closer look at the NE Holman bike boulevard project

Posted on May 5th, 2010 at 10:10 am.

PBOT’s latest plans for a new, traffic calming park on NE Holman at 13th.

Commissioner, Mayor hear mostly support for Last Thursday

Posted on February 9th, 2010 at 1:32 pm.

Positives outweigh negatives.(Photo © J. Maus) Last night, at a community meeting to hear feedback on the Last Thursday on Alberta event (read my analysis here), Commissioner Amanda Fritz and Mayor Sam Adams heard loud and clear that many people love the event just the way it is. According to sources at the meeting and Read More »