Three non-obvious reasons the Bike Commute Challenge is such a great idea

Posted on September 1st, 2015 at 9:39 am.

Fun and scientifically proven.

PBOT’s new guide takes the guesswork out of family biking

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 at 3:17 pm.

PBOT’s new Family Biking Guide is a handy resource for navigating what are often tricky choices.

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 Read More »

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 Read More »

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 Read More »

‘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, Read More »

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.