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Putting rides to words: 'Gravel Poet Society'

Posted on February 27th, 2014 at 12:28 pm.

Gravel riding veteran Dan Morgan lives and breaths backroads bicycling (here a photo of him I snapped while we shared some miles in eastern Oregon last summer). I hope to profile him in more detail here on the Front Page sooner or later.
For now, I want to share some poems written by Dan's relatives: [...]

Gresham PD announces stepped up 'Safe Routes to School' enforcement

Posted on February 18th, 2014 at 2:56 pm.

It's always good to see local law enforcement agencies devote more time and attention to dangerous driving — especially around schools. Check out the press release below from Gresham PD to see what they're up to...
Operation Safe Routes Helps Kids Get to School Safely
Speeders and inattentive drivers beware! Gresham Police Department’s traffic division [...]

Registration open for Oregon Active Transportation Summit

Posted on February 18th, 2014 at 2:45 pm.

After several years in Salem, the annual Oregon Active Transportation Summit will be in Portland on April 21st and 22nd. Host organization, the BTA has just announced that registration is open. Check more details below...
Registration Open for 2014 Oregon Active Transportation Summit
Our Changing Communities, The Future of Active Transportation
Portland, Oregon - The Bicycle Transportation Alliance [...]

Steel Bridge closed to all users at night this weekend and Monday morning

Posted on February 13th, 2014 at 11:55 am.

Please note the following route advisory from ODOT:
Night Steel Bridge closures this weekend
Maintenance work will close the bridge to all users Saturday and Sunday nights
The Steel Bridge will be closed to all modes of traffic on Saturday and Sunday nights for maintenance.
The first closure will begin at 11 p.m. Saturday Feb. 15 with the [...]

City planning commission seeks young member for two-year term

Posted on February 10th, 2014 at 3:43 pm.

The City of Portland is looking for a person under age 25 to be a voting member of its prestigious Planning and Sustainability Commission.

Sellwood Bridge will close to all traffic February 15-20

Posted on February 10th, 2014 at 12:46 pm.

Big detour in store for a 5-day closure of the Sellwood Bridge. See full announcement from Multnomah County below:
Traffic changes for Sellwood Bridge closure February 15 - 20
Traffic changes are in store for Sellwood Bridge users when the bridge is closed for construction February 15 - 20. The bridge is scheduled to close at [...]

Portland Design Works hires new Sales Manager

Posted on February 4th, 2014 at 11:41 am.

In case you missed it on the Job Listings this morning, Portland Design Works is hiring a Marketing Manager. And, in yet another sign that the local company continues to grow and mature, they've just hired a new Sales Manager. Check the announcement below...

PDW Hires National Sales Manager

Advisory: Springwater Corridor to close temporarily for repairs

Posted on January 16th, 2014 at 3:58 pm.

Take note of upcoming Springwater Corridor closure in Gresham:
Springwater Trail Corridor to close temporarily for repairs
Gresham, Ore. — Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) will be temporarily closing a portion of the Springwater Trail Corridor from SE Hogan Road to SE Liberty Avenue in [...]

ODOT Bike & Ped Advisory Committee to meet in Portland

Posted on December 10th, 2013 at 11:38 am.

Here's a good chance to see how the states official Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee operates. The OBPAC is set to meet in Portland on December 18th. Public is welcome to attend. Details are below...
Dec. 9, 2013
For more information: Sheila Lyons, Bicycle & Pedestrian program manager, (503) 986-3555 or Shelley M. Snow, ODOT Public [...]

Event: Holiday Steam Train Ride (Bike Milwaukie)

Posted on December 9th, 2013 at 10:16 am.

Festive ride on tap from our friends at Bike Milwaukie...
Holiday Steam Train along Oaks Bottom
Sunday, December 15th at 9:30am. Meet up at Milwaukie City Hall.
For this ride we will head up to Oaks Park via the Springwater Trail, and some on street riding through Sellwood, eventually turning around at OMSI. Along the way, we [...]

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