BikePortland’s Maritza Arango among winners of SJ Brooks Scholarship

By on November 29th, 2021 at 1:22 pm

Scholarship winners. Maritza (with her dog Amélie) is on the upper row, 2nd from the right.
(Photo/graphic: Radical Adventure Riders)

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Metro opens comment period, likely to delay final vote on controversial $35 million in I-5 project planning

By on November 29th, 2021 at 12:58 pm

I-5 bike paths near Northeast Marine Drive.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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The Monday Roundup: ‘From gridlock to greatness’, Apple iBike, cycling through grief, and more

By on November 29th, 2021 at 9:45 am

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Weekend Event Guide: Bike the Lights, Unity Ride, Ride on SE Greenways, and more!

By on November 25th, 2021 at 12:24 pm

A flashback to the 2009 edition of Winter Wonderland (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Hi I’m Taylor, BikePortland’s new reporter

By on November 24th, 2021 at 12:15 pm

[Publisher’s note: Thank you BikePortland subscribers and financial supporters for making this hire possible! If you read and appreciate this site, please consider supporting us. We are building a better news operation and we need your help to do it. – Jonathan]

Hi! My name is Taylor Griggs and I’m excited to introduce myself as BikePortland’s new staff writer. I can’t wait to jump into reporting on everything bike-related in Portland, and also dig into topics like car culture, equitable transportation, climate and pretty much anything related to how we use streets and how mobility impacts our lives.

I grew up near Denver, where I spent a lot of time riding my bike around my neighborhood and the surrounding bike trails. And when I moved to Eugene to go to school (University of Oregon), I fully embraced Oregon’s bike culture, riding my purple road bike everywhere.

To me, biking has provided so many freedoms: it’s freeing to know you can get places without having to sit in mind-numbing traffic or worry about where you’re going to park when you get there. Being a cyclist has allowed me to develop rich relationships with the surrounding environment, and I want everyone to be able to experience the kind of relationship you can have with a place when you’re not always watching it go by from the driver’s seat of a car.
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Discover hidden gems on the Springwater Corridor (Video)

By on November 24th, 2021 at 8:44 am

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Family Biking: Our favorite way to warm-up on winter rides

By on November 24th, 2021 at 8:31 am

(Spoiler: It’s hot food! – Photos: Shannon Johnson/BikePortland)[Read more…]

BikePortland Podcast: What are you grateful for?

By on November 23rd, 2021 at 7:59 am

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Battery-boosted ‘Friday Night Ride’ gets its due

By on November 22nd, 2021 at 1:14 pm

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Bike the Lights Night at PIR is back! Here’s how to join the fun

By on November 22nd, 2021 at 12:55 pm

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The Monday Roundup: Waukesha driver had a record, no ‘accidents’, the case for carfree, and more

By on November 22nd, 2021 at 9:31 am

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US DOT awards $12.2 million grant to Council Creek Regional Trail

By on November 19th, 2021 at 2:52 pm

map of council creek regional trail

Map of Council Creek Regional Trail from Washington County

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Interstate Bridge and freeway project heads toward funding approval after key Metro vote

By on November 19th, 2021 at 9:15 am

(Source: Interstate Bridge Replacement project)

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PBOT will add posts to prevent car parking on new NW Flanders bike lane

By on November 18th, 2021 at 1:19 pm

cars parked in bike lane on NW Flanders

Cars parked in contraflow bike lane on NW Flanders just west of 13th.
(Photo: Will O.)

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Weekend Event Guide: Cranksgiving, Bike Loud with Karin Power, Rad movie, and more!

By on November 18th, 2021 at 12:22 pm

1986 movie Rad is back on theater this weekend (Photo source: IMDb)

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$50 million for Oregon State Parks will be boost for bicycling

By on November 18th, 2021 at 10:49 am

Riders taking a break at Women’s Forum.

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ODOT says US DOT Sec Pete Buttigieg will be Oregon’s ‘new best friend’

By on November 17th, 2021 at 2:07 pm

Oregon’s new BFF, US DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
(Source: ODOT presentation)

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Portland opens up ‘Transportation Wallet’ to affordable housing residents

By on November 17th, 2021 at 12:24 pm

(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Family Biking: A safe cycling self check-up (Part 1)

By on November 17th, 2021 at 10:12 am

Blinky lights are key to our safe cycling arsenal.
(Photos: Shannon Johnson/BikePortland)

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Opinion: Let’s make it easier to create safer ‘narrow residential roadways’

By on November 16th, 2021 at 12:59 pm

(SW 19th Ave in the Markham neighborhood is a showcase for narrow residential roadway treatment. Photos: Lisa Caballero/BikePortland)[Read more…]