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Involved in a hit-and-run? New tool shows location of security cameras

Posted on April 25th, 2013 at 11:34 am.

Google map of security cameras in downtown Portland.

When vehicles collide out on the roads, private and public security cameras often play a major role in providing evidence. Law enforcement officials pull security video footage to get a closer look at hit-and-run and bike theft suspects, to validate or disprove witness statements about how the collision [...]

New maps from PBOT detail seven great city rides

Posted on March 3rd, 2011 at 2:30 pm.

Download free maps here

PBOT is at it again. Last fall we shared a new series of maps that offered detailed routes of 100+ mile bike rides/tours you could easily take from Portland. Now they've completed a new series of maps for rides that offer quick escapes without leaving the city.

"Rideshed" map shows where you can camp by bike from Portland

Posted on January 31st, 2011 at 1:16 pm.

Imagine the possibilities...(See full map below)

Remember Cycle Wild? They're the local non-profit that organizes and promotes bike-camping trips from Portland. We went along with them for a ride back in 2009 and learned just how easy it is to pack up some gear, start pedaling, and get away from it all — without having to [...]

Washington County Visitor's Association wants your feedback on new bike map

Posted on September 30th, 2010 at 9:37 am.

Cover of new map.

In an effort to showcase some of the best bike rides in the region, the Washington County Visitor's Association (WCVA) is working on an update of their bike map; and they want your feedback and suggestions to make it even better.
The map covers Washington County and is intended for both visitors [...]

'Ride the City' online route planner now available for Portland

Posted on September 30th, 2010 at 8:07 am.

PBOT unveils series of recreational cycling maps

Posted on September 16th, 2010 at 12:50 pm.

Vernonia, a popular riding destination for Portlanders, is one of several areas that now have bike routes mapped thanks to PBOT.

E-bikes, the law, and you

Posted on August 26th, 2010 at 8:57 am.

E-bikes are popping up all over Portland these days.(Illustration: Mark Young/Portland Storyboard)

Whether you like them or not, electric bikes have arrived and it looks like they're here to stay. E-bikes can now be found in almost every local bike shop, major manufacturers are adding e-assist to a growing number of urban and cargo bikes, [...]

TriMet embraces open source with 'Open Trip Planner'

Posted on July 21st, 2010 at 8:02 am.

Screen grab of TriMet's Open Trip Planner which could be ready for public beta-testing by early 2011.

Oregon Coast Bike Map set for an update

Posted on May 26th, 2010 at 8:10 am.

On the Oregon Coast route in Newport.(Photos © J. Maus)

[Publisher's note: This article was written by contributor Daniel Ronan. He's a student representative on the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and covers statewide programs and issues. Read his previous articles here.]
Each year, between 4,000 and 6,000 bicyclists take the Highway 101 route [...]

Metro's Bike There! Map Launch is Today

Posted on May 13th, 2010 at 12:43 pm.

Today is the official launch celebration of the new edition of Bike There!, Metro's regional map publication. This very useful resource was last published in 2007 and the new 8th edition includes broader regional coverage along with edits necessitated by our constantly evolving infrastructure.
You can purchase your copy at this afternoon's festivities for [...]

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