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Newswire: Walking and Biking Summit in Eugene this Saturday

Posted on January 20th, 2010 at 1:51 pm.

Fourth Annual Walking and Biking Summit Slated for January 23
The 4th Annual Walking and Biking Summit will be held Saturday, January 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sheldon Community Center, 2445 Willakenzie Road. Doors will be open at 8:30 a.m. for registration.
This year the summit will help kick off Eugene’s new pedestrian and [...]

Newswire: Public comments sought on Mult. Co. transportation capital plan

Posted on January 11th, 2010 at 11:41 am.

Public comments sought on transportation capital plan
Multnomah County welcomes comments on its public review draft of the Transportation Capital Improvement Plan and Program (CIPP) for Fiscal Years 2010-2014. The purpose of the CIPP is to ensure limited public funds are invested in transportation projects providing the greatest public benefit. The CIPP is updated every five [...]

Newswire: Weather advisory from PBOT

Posted on December 30th, 2009 at 6:44 am.

CITY STREETS THAWING BUT STILL SLICK AND SLUSHY
Posted: December 30th, 2009 5:59 AM
(Portland, OR) - The Portland Bureau of Transportation is reporting that yesterday's surprise snowstorm still has city streets slick and under cover of slush. Major arterials are in good condition, but many neighborhood residential streets are still hazardous this morning. The public is [...]

Newswire: PBOT to conduct crosswalk enforcement with Police in Southeast

Posted on December 22nd, 2009 at 10:05 am.

Contact:
Dan Anderson, public information officer
503-823-3723
dan.anderson@ci.portland.or.us
MEDIA ADVISORY
Bureau of Transportation to conduct crosswalk enforcement with Police on Wed. in SE
WHAT
A crosswalk enforcement action includes one or more pedestrian decoys strategically positioned at locations that have marked or unmarked crosswalks and a fair amount of pedestrian activity. Drivers that fail to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk may [...]

Newswire: Sellwood neighborhood, City officials celebrate new bike boulevard opening this Saturday

Posted on December 18th, 2009 at 2:14 pm.

Sellwood neighborhood, City officials celebrate new bike boulevard opening this Saturday
(Portland, Ore.) – Mayor Sam Adams and the Portland Bureau of Transportation will participate in a ribbon cutting with neighbors at a celebration for the city’s newest bicycle boulevard on SE Spokane Street in Sellwood this Saturday.
“Projects like this bicycle boulevard will help Portland meet [...]

Newswire: Portland Police Hand Out Bicycles For Holidays

Posted on December 16th, 2009 at 9:24 am.

News Release from: Portland Police Bureau
PORTLAND POLICE HAND OUT BICYCLES FOR HOLIDAYS
Posted: December 16th, 2009 9:12 AM
On Friday, December 18, 2009, Portland Police Officers will be distributing donated bicycles at Clarendon-Portsmouth Elementary School at 2:00 p.m. Commissioner Dan Salztman will also be there to support the kids and cops as the children receive [...]

Newswire: FHWA Revises Rules to Make Highways Safer

Posted on December 16th, 2009 at 9:21 am.

[Stay tuned for a Front Page story this within the hour. -- Jonathan]
Federal Highway Administration Revises Rules to Make Highways Safer
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Calls Updates Needed and Welcome
WASHINGTON – As part of his continuing effort to improve safety on the nation’s roads and bridges, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today released a [...]

Newswire: PBOT installs four more bike corrals

Posted on December 8th, 2009 at 10:54 am.

December 7, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Dan Anderson
503-823-3723
dan.anderson@ci.portland.or.us
PBOT installs four more bike corrals
The Portland Bureau of Transportation is unveiling four new on-street bike parking corrals today and tomorrow.
PBOT has been working with the business community along Lower East Burnside to increase the amount of bicycle parking for customers. This led to corrals are being installed outside Rontoms, [...]

Newswire: Clydesdale Cyclocross Champion of the Universe Will Be Chosen in Bend

Posted on November 25th, 2009 at 8:22 am.

The Knights of the Cross Crusade Have Spoken
The Clydesdale Cyclocross Champion of the Universe Will Be Chosen in Bend, Oregon on December 12, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 24, 2009
Contact:
Brad Ross, Dungeon Master, Cyclocross Crusade, (503) 806-6943
(Portland, Oregon) – The Knights of the Cross Crusade have spoken, therefore let it be known that on the second Saturday [...]

Newswire: PPB Needs Help Locating Girls Stolen Bike

Posted on November 16th, 2009 at 10:16 am.

Stolen trike similar to this one.

News Release from: Portland Police Bureau
PPB Needs Help In Locating Girls Stolen Bike
Posted: November 16th, 2009 10:08 AM
Portland Police Officers from East Precinct are asking for the public's help in locating an adult tricycle that was stolen from two 13-year-old autistic girls. The bike was donated to the girls by [...]

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