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National trail user count effort needs local volunteers

Posted on July 27th, 2010 at 12:22 pm.

Make ‘em count!(Photo © J. Maus) Metro is coordinating a regional effort to count the number of people using local trails and they need volunteers to help make it happen. The effort is part of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project and the counts will take place in mid-September. Here’s a excerpt from the Read More »

Be a ‘Superhero’ and help save Sunday Parkways!

Posted on June 17th, 2010 at 3:14 pm.

Beth Hamon, Sunday Parkways volunteer.-Slideshow below-(Photos © J. Maus) OK Portland, it’s time to step up and take care of a good friend in need. That good friend is Sunday Parkways, an absolute gem of an event that we are all very lucky to have. Word from organizers is that the event is in need Read More »

Volunteer for the Cirque du Cycling Criterium

Posted on May 29th, 2009 at 9:35 am.

Over 120 volunteers are needed to make the Cirque du Cycling Criterium a success. Meet in front of the Laughing Planet Cafe (between Failing and Beech St on Mississippi Ave.) at the designated time for your volunteer position. All volunteers get a free t-shirt, food and drink and a fun-filled day of bike activities. REGISTER Read More »

Volunteers needed for Pedalpalooza Kickoff Dance Party, World Naked Bike Ride

Posted on May 29th, 2009 at 9:31 am.

From volunteer coordinator Lily Karabaic: This year the Pedalpalooza Kickoff Party/World Naked Bike Ride is predicted to be bigger than ever, and I need nearly 100 volunteers to make this event successful. I’m still short about 20 positions, and the volunteer labor is vital to making the party run smoothly, safely, and allowing us to Read More »

Volunteers needed to select Oregon Scenic Bikeways

Posted on October 24th, 2008 at 12:19 pm.

A reader (thanks Brian) gave me the heads up that Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to serve on a new advisory committee that will evaluate routes nominated for Oregon Scenic Bikeways. Full press release is below (more info on Oregon’s Scenic Bikeway program here):

Volunteers needed for Last Thursday (8/28)

Posted on August 26th, 2008 at 3:03 pm.

This Thursday (8/28) is the first-ever officially carfree Last Thursday on Alberta event. To make it happen smoothly, organizers — which includes the City of Portland and a local non-profit group — need volunteers. There will be a short training session (not much to learn really) Thursday night at 7:30 at the corner of NE Read More »

City seeks volunteers for expanded rider count effort

Posted on June 24th, 2008 at 4:34 pm.

How many bikers do you see?(Photo © J. Maus) The City of Portland is expanding the scope of their annual bike counts and they need volunteers to help them do it. Denver Igarta, a transportation planner with PDOT, says they want to cover 140 locations this year. That’s an increase over the 98 locations they Read More »

Volunteers needed for Mult. County Bike Fair

Posted on June 24th, 2008 at 1:19 pm.

MCBF 2006.(Photo © J. Maus) This just in from Multnomah County Bike Fair (MCBF) headquarters: If y’all love biking and hanging out in the park with great music, games, & free beer, try volunteering at the Multnomah County Bike Fair this Saturday! The Multnomah County Bike Fair is Portland’s annual festival of debauchery & bike Read More »

Holiday Bike Drive – translators needed

Posted on November 26th, 2007 at 4:18 pm.

The Community Cycling Center is holding its annual Holiday Bike Drive, a wonderful event that provides helmets, bikes and bike safety education to hundreds and hundreds of deserving children in Portland. Volunteers are needed to help translate for those families that don’t speak English. We need people who can help translate Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Read More »

Lake Oswego Holiday Bike Donation Drive

Posted on November 25th, 2007 at 7:21 pm.

Volunteer at the Lake Oswego Holiday Bike Donation Drive (LOHBD) Dear Riders & Bike Community Volunteers: Please join us at our second annual LOHBD to collect donation bikes for the non-profit programs of ExchangeCycleTours.org (ECT), Community Cycling Center (CCC), and the Girl’s Scouts. Below are the event announcement and details.

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