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Posted on May 9th, 2013 at 5:21 pm.
Below is the official news release about this Sunday's Sunday Parkways event in east Portland. I think it's especially notable because of the third paragraph, where PBOT refers to streets as "the city's largest public space."
PORTLAND, Ore. – Families and neighbors in East Portland are preparing to enjoy Mother’s Day at Sunday Parkways this Sunday [...]
Posted on April 25th, 2013 at 3:05 pm.
It's Sexual Assault Awareness Month and two local women's groups are teaming up to host a Bike Back the Night ride tonight.
Erin Danielson is an intern at Portland State University's Women Resource Center and co-chair of this year's Take Back the Night/Bike Back the Night event. She says they've found a bike ride is, "An [...]
Posted on April 23rd, 2013 at 5:42 pm.
Once again, the Portland Police and organizers of the Rose Festival are looking for volunteers to ride bikes int he Grand Floral Parade. See the note below for more info and download the application if interested (PDF).
I am sending you this request on behalf of the Portland Rose Festival and Portland Police Department regarding the [...]
Posted on April 16th, 2013 at 1:40 pm.
Marcy Houle, the author and activist who has been actively opposing trail access for people on bikes in Forest Park will speak to PDX Ecologists Unite this Thursday evening (4/18). The talk will focus on Forest Park's history as well as "the challenges that lie ahead." The issue of mountain bikes in Forest Park will [...]
Posted on April 10th, 2013 at 4:22 pm.
Mark your calendars for April 18th and bring your lunch to City Hall for PBOT's excellent monthly Brown Bag discussion series. This month's talk will be, "High Crash Corridors and Neighborhood Solutions." More details below:
Posted on April 4th, 2013 at 9:55 am.
A very good opportunity to learn more and weigh in on transportation issues in east Portland is coming up later this month. See all the details below...
Transportation Town Hall with East Portland Legislators
SALEM – Senators Jackie Dingfelder (D-Portland), Rod Monroe (D-Portland), and Chuck Thomsen (R-Hood River) will be joined by Representatives Jeff Reardon (D-Portland), Michael [...]
Posted on April 1st, 2013 at 2:18 pm.
This just in from Mayor Hales' office...
Monday, April 1, 2013
What: Press Conference
Topic: Safety solutions for Southeast 136th Avenue
When: 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 3
Where: Southeast 136th and Holgate, northeast corner, in Gates Park. Media parking in all directions.
Google Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and members of the Portland City Council and Oregon Legislature will [...]
Posted on March 28th, 2013 at 4:59 pm.
Laughing Planet, a Portland burrito and fresh food chain, is trying to raise money for an employee who was injured in a collision while riding his bike. See the press release below:
March 28, 2013 - While riding home March 17th, Piper Dixon, an employee of the Gabriel Park Laughing Planet, was involved in a hit [...]
Posted on March 27th, 2013 at 2:11 pm.
Portland Parks & Rec has announced their two-day, kids MTB skill-builder camp! Check out the video and details below:
We will be offering another 2-day kids mountain bike skill-builder this May on the 4th and 5th. We have a great documentary on last year's camp that is viewable here:
Below is a description of the camp. [...]
Posted on March 19th, 2013 at 8:55 am.
The statement below from Mayor Charlie Hales was just released by PBOT:
Mayor says traffic fatalities are too high, Portlanders must drive sober
Police report 5 of the 11 traffic fatalities so far in 2013 involved driving under the influence
PORTLAND, Ore. – The number of people dying in traffic crashes on Portland streets this year [...]