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5 takeaways from Portland Auditor’s report on red light camera program

Posted on July 22nd, 2015 at 11:30 am.

Required reading for enforcement nerds.

Traffic enforcement action uncovers rampant law-breaking on SE Powell

Posted on June 3rd, 2015 at 1:35 pm.

This is a crisis, plain and simple.

City preps to cut speed limit on four mid-sized streets

Posted on February 4th, 2015 at 4:57 pm.

Three of the four have recently been redesigned to be more neighborhood-friendly.

Entering 10th year, PBOT ‘crosswalk enforcement actions’ still going strong

Posted on January 28th, 2015 at 11:01 am.

PBOT’s program is stronger than ever, so is peoples’ disregard for traffic laws.

‘Bicycling community’ work noted at swearing-in for new Portland police chief

Posted on January 8th, 2015 at 2:34 pm.

Hearing “bicycling” at the swearing-in ceremony was a pleasant surprise.

‘Bait bikes’ deployed at Reed College lead to arrest

Posted on January 6th, 2015 at 1:58 pm.

Two local examples show that bait bikes have arrived in Portland.

Police search suspected Springwater chop shop, find stolen frame (video)

Posted on January 2nd, 2015 at 9:31 am.

What’s under those tarps? Rare footage of police investigating a suspected bike chop shop.

Police ticket man who was run over during ‘Don’t shoot’ protest

Posted on December 14th, 2014 at 1:02 pm.

Guilty for “improper position on a highway”.(Still from Multnomah County Copwatch video) Portland Police have issued a ticket to a protestor who was taking part in a march downtown yesterday. The march was organized by Don’t Shoot PDX, a fledgling group of activists who have organized a sustained movement for more police accountability and justice Read More »

New Police Chief puts Traffic Division in new ‘Community Services’ branch

Posted on December 11th, 2014 at 3:34 pm.

Chief O’Dea in 2008.(Photo J. Maus/BikePortland) Incoming Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea appears to be making good on his promises and his potential. The new Chief, who community advocates have hailed for his record on community policing, announced a host of changes to the bureau today. Effective January 8th, 2015, the bureau will have a Read More »

Why Portland’s new Chief of Police is good news for bicycling

Posted on October 7th, 2014 at 2:17 pm.

New Chief of Police Larry O’Dea outside City Hall in 2008. He’s standing with former Bicycle Liaison Officer Robert Pickett.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland Police Chief Mike Reese announced his retirement today, and when the new chief steps in to replace him in January, his name might sound familiar to some BikePortland readers. Larry O’Dea, Read More »

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