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Portland Design Works supports bike advocacy through 1% for the Planet

Posted on January 24th, 2011 at 2:42 pm.

Just got this from local bike company Portland Design Works: PDW kicks off year with donations to BTA and Northwest Trail Alliance Portland, OR- Portland Design Works (PDW) is proud to announce it is kicking off 2011 by making matching donations of $2,400 to its local advocacy groups; the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, and the Northwest Read More »

Advisory: Use caution around Esplanade work zones in November

Posted on October 21st, 2010 at 3:54 pm.

This just in from Portland Parks & Recreation Dept: Routine repairs to Eastbank Esplanade floating dock throughout November (Portland, OR) – Repairs to the side planks on the gangway leading down to the floating dock of the Eastbank Esplanade will begin Monday, November 1 and are expected to last between three to four weeks. During Read More »

Newswire: BTA Bike Commute Challenge results

Posted on October 8th, 2010 at 9:27 am.

Below is the BTA press release about the 2010 Bike Commute Challenge. 2010 BTA’s Bike Commute Challenge: More than 1 Million Miles and 2,500 New Bike Commuters! October 8, 2010 – Every September since 1995, workers in Oregon and SW Washington have competed to see who can bike to work more in the BTA’s Bike Read More »

Newswire: Metro seeks applicants for four citizen seats on influential transportation committee

Posted on September 20th, 2010 at 10:00 am.

This just in from Metro: Metro seeks applicants for four citizen seats on influential transportation committee Metro’s Transportation Policy Alternatives Committee (TPAC) is seeking citizens interested in transportation issues to serve on the panel starting January 2011. There are four citizen positions up for appointment: Three are two-year terms and one is a one-year position Read More »

Newswire: Bus Riders Call on TriMet Directors to Restore Bus Service, Repeal Fare Increase

Posted on August 30th, 2010 at 8:46 am.

Here’s the press release about Wednesday’s big rally from OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29, 2010 Contact: Joseph Santos-Lyons (503) 512-0490 OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon joseph@opalpdx.org / www.opalpdx.org Bus Riders Call on TriMet Directors to Restore Bus Service, Repeal Fare Increase

Newswire: Metro grants available to improve air quality, address community health issues

Posted on August 4th, 2010 at 10:42 am.

Metro has announced that $533,000 of Regional Travel Options grants are now available. This program has funded all sorts of great stuff in the past. See full details in press release below: Metro grants available to improve air quality, address community health issues Wondering how to install bike lockers in your community? Interested in creating Read More »

Newswire: Cycle Oregon Kickoff Party this Thursday

Posted on February 2nd, 2010 at 12:43 pm.

Contact: Tara Corbin Cycle Oregon 503-880-2912 tara@cycleoregon.com Cycle Oregon Kickoff Party: New Routes, New Territory 2010 registration will begin immediately after announcement of all-new routes – and a venture into new places PORTLAND, Ore. – Cycle Oregon, riding a wave of momentum after record-breaking sellouts for both its events in 2009, will reveal new routes Read More »

Newswire: Eastbank Esplanade repairs will result in brief closures

Posted on February 2nd, 2010 at 12:14 pm.

This just in from the Portland Parks Bureau: – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – Repairs to Eastbank Esplanade to begin Tuesday, February 9 Construction vehicles will require intermittent, but brief, closures to trail (Portland, OR) – Repairs to a sagging section of the Eastbank Esplanade will begin next Tuesday, February 9, and are expected to last Read More »

Newswire: Hit and Run Suspect Arrested

Posted on January 26th, 2010 at 12:05 pm.

News Release from: Portland Police Bureau HIT AND RUN SUSPECT ARRESTED Posted: January 26th, 2010 12:00 PM On January 25th, 2010 at approximatley 8:40 P.M. Portland Police Officers arrested Patrick Wayne Livingston, a 44 year old male. Livingston was wanted in association with the hit and run of two high school students. On January 22nd, Read More »

Newswire: Man killed while walking across SE Foster – Updated

Posted on January 23rd, 2010 at 9:05 pm.

UPDATE 1/24 at 9:00pm: The man was originally thought to have died at the scene but he was later revived at OHSU: This just in from the PPB: PEDESTRIAN HIT AND KILLED BY VEHICLE Posted: January 23rd, 2010 8:53 PM Tonight at 7:20 p.m., Portland Police Officers responded to the area of 122nd and Foster Read More »

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