Ellee Thalheimer is a new contributing writer to BikePortland. Her most recent story was a product review of women’s bike shorts designed for utility and fashion. Ellee is a yoga instructor and travel writer living in Southeast Portland. Check out her author page here. We covered the beginnings of the Share the Road Safety Class; Read More »
Momentum publisher/editor Amy Walker as Olivia Newton-John in “Let’s Get Visible”.– Watch video below – The folks at Vancouver, BC-based Momentum Magazine have combined their passion for safe biking with their fun and fashionable style to create a new PSA for their local Bike to Work Week. The result is “Let’s Get Visible”, a bike Read More »
In Copenhagen, this sign is placed directly in the bike lane. See another photo below for another view.(Photos by Tom Miller) Copenhagen should become a sister city to Portland. I can barely keep track of all the local planners, politicians, advocates and bureaucrats who have made a pilgrimmage to the “City of Cyclists” this past Read More »
New Hindsight glasses from Nike.(Photos: Nike via Gizmodo) A reader (thanks Austin!) just gave me a heads up on an interesting new product idea from Nike. Gadget blog Gizmodo reports that the new Hindsight glasses “are designed to do one simple thing: stop cyclists from getting hurt on the roads.” How do they do this?
The Portland Water Bureau has released a new video on bike and truck safety. First unveiled to the public at a bike/truck safety event back in September, the video (watch it below) is an engaging look at what Portland’s busiest bikeways look like from the seat of a large truck.
The City of Portland Office of Transportation will host the 2008 Portland Transportation Safey Summit next week (Monday, 10/8). The event is a great way to meet local and state transportation planners, policy makers, etc… and get information on many important resources and programs. PDOT just released the agenda and program. Check it out: