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Weekend Event Guide: Zwift demo, Cranksgiving, Bridge City CX and more

By on November 21st, 2019 at 11:40 am

Enjoying this crisp clear weather?
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Time to get your plans in order for the weekend.
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Council moves PGE’s central eastside “Mobility Hub” forward

By on November 20th, 2019 at 1:34 pm

Concept for Mobility Hub at 8th and Stark by ZGF Architects.

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Sun sets on Cyclocross Crusade season at Sauvie Island (Photo Gallery)

By on November 19th, 2019 at 4:02 pm

Sunrise on Kruger’s Farm before the madness started.
(All images © Drew Coleman / Drew Coleman Media Haus)

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Family Biking: Madi Carlson, signing off

By on November 19th, 2019 at 10:54 am

Bye!
(Photo: Rijder Carlson)


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ODOT defends North Lombard safety project against freight committee concerns

By on November 19th, 2019 at 9:23 am

(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

“You’ve got a major freight street here, and again, major freight streets are being turned into multimodal parkways. I don’t understand that.”
— Portland Freight Committee member

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Opinion: Riding a bike in Paris and the future of carfree lanes in Portland

By on November 18th, 2019 at 12:39 pm

A shared bus and bike lane in Paris.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

It’s time for bike, e-mobility, and transit riders to team up against the real enemy. With the Rose Lane project underway and e-bikes on the horizon, Portland should consider more carfree lanes.

– A guest opinion from Portland resident Henry Miller[Read more…]

The Monday Roundup: SUV tax, language matters, zombie miles, and more

By on November 18th, 2019 at 10:29 am

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Citing pushback, PBOT says no to NE 9th diverter

By on November 15th, 2019 at 4:52 pm

Red arrow points to proposed median on NE 9th and Killingsworth that PBOT says they won’t build due to lack of support from neighborhood.

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Council gets up to speed on major bike parking code update

By on November 15th, 2019 at 2:22 pm

(New code will mandate more roofs and fewer hooks. Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)
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Cyclocross in the city! Buzz builds around new event at Oaks Park

By on November 15th, 2019 at 8:27 am

Official event logo.

The dream of a cyclocross race in the heart of Portland has come true.[Read more…]

Riding the newest section of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (Photo Gallery)

By on November 14th, 2019 at 2:14 pm

The section between Wyeth and Lindsey create is a stunning testament to carfree infrastructure. (Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)
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Republican ‘hardcore cycling fan’ Jason Atkinson will run for U.S Congress

By on November 14th, 2019 at 11:19 am

Bike photos from 2009 by J. Maus/BikePortland. Middle photo via Atkinson for Congress campaign.

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Weekend Event Guide: Crusade at Kruger’s, coffee club, bake sale and more

By on November 14th, 2019 at 8:14 am

Got plans for the weekend?
(Photo of Historical Columbia River Highway State Trail east of Wyeth: J. Maus/BikePortland)

Time to start planning your weekend for optimum bikey-ness. Fortunately for you we’ve got the lowdown on all the best events and rides.

Check out our selections below…

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Grieving moms make traffic deaths real as Portland proclaims ‘Day of Remembrance’

By on November 13th, 2019 at 1:17 pm

Group photo after proclamation was read at Portland City Council this morning.
Left to right: Commissioners Jo Ann Hardesty and Chloe Eudaly; Oregon/SW Washington Families for Safe Streets volunteers Michelle DuBarry, Darla Sturdy, Kim Stone, and David Sale; Commissioner Nick Fish; Mayor Ted Wheeler.

Mayor Ted Wheeler announced at today’s City Council meeting that Portland will join a global movement by marking November 17th as World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. [Read more…]

Project updates: NE 12th, NE 47th, Outer Stark, and more

By on November 13th, 2019 at 10:50 am

New bike box and ramp at NE 12th and Irving.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

With an unprecedented number of projects in the pipeline, it’s hard to keep up with all the work being done by the Portland Bureau of Transportation these days.[Read more…]

Family Biking: Kids + leaves = fun!

By on November 13th, 2019 at 8:59 am

Crunch! Riding through leaves is fun.
(Photos: Madi Carlson)

Our Family Biking column is sponsored by Clever Cycles.

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State champions crowned at cyclocross race in Estacada (Photo Gallery)

By on November 12th, 2019 at 1:11 pm

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In Hood River, a pump track Portland should aspire to

By on November 12th, 2019 at 11:40 am

Wide, smooth turns are fast and challenging for experts, yet safe and fun for little ones too.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

This weekend I spent two days in Hood River with my 8-year-old son and his favorite part — by far! — was their new pump track. [Read more…]

The Monday Roundup: Breaking Away remake, that helmet story, curb zones, and more

By on November 12th, 2019 at 9:47 am

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‘Rose Lane Project’ launches with focus on racial disparities and climate action

By on November 8th, 2019 at 12:40 pm

“We are headed for catastrophe if we don’t make huge changes in the way we live and treat the earth and its limited resources. Concern is not enough, we need action.”
— Chloe Eudaly, PBOT Commissioner

The City of Portland officially kicked off the Rose Lane Project Thursday night at a special Portland City Council meeting that focused on climate change and was held on the campus of Portland Community College Southeast at 82nd and Division. It was a fitting time and place to unveil a project that could lead to the most significant transformation of how Portlanders get around since we built those damn freeways decades ago.[Read more…]