"As Parks Commissioner, I take this challenge seriously—and I am pleased to report that we are making progress on city-wide solutions."
— Commissioner Nick Fish, a letter to Andy Clarke
City of Portland Commissioner Nick Fish, who oversees the Parks Bureau, has responded (read in full below) to League of American Bicyclists President Andy Clarke about the issue of bicycling in Forest Park.
When Commissioner Fish announced at the end of last month that he would not improve trail access opportunities for bicycles for at least two years, Clarke called the decision, "disappointing". (more...)