TriMet acts quickly to fix back-to-school bus crowding

By on September 17th, 2021 at 12:35 pm

The 51-Council Crest line now has an additional bus during peak runs.
(Photo: Lisa Caballero/BikePortland)

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Alice Awards tickets sales, ‘transportation champion’ nominations now open

By on September 17th, 2021 at 8:50 am

The notable heroes behind the awards: (L to R) Alice B. Toklas, Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Bud Clark.
(Images: Biography/A & E, Zinn Education Project, Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Weekend Event Guide: BikeLoud ride, Corn Cross race, El Grito celebration, and more!

By on September 17th, 2021 at 7:25 am

It’s (always) bike season!
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Interstate Bridge Replacement leaders throw out tunnel, high speed rail options

By on September 16th, 2021 at 5:15 pm

So far, the Executive Steering Group hasn’t looked at any design options in detail, but they were shown the slide above that looks almost identical to the preferred alternative from the Columbia River Crossing, with ten marked lanes on top of two bridges.

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‘Crossers brush up on skills as season finally approaches

By on September 16th, 2021 at 1:38 pm

Janelle Bickford (blue jersey) shared cyclocross tips at a clinic in Fernhill Park Wednesday night.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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What to look for in PBOT’s forthcoming Pedestrian Design Guide

By on September 16th, 2021 at 11:16 am

(Source: Pedestrian Design Guide Plan and Policy Review, Toole Design via PBOT)

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Q & A with Ashton Simpson, who just announced a bid for Metro Council

By on September 16th, 2021 at 10:52 am

(Photo: Committee to Elect Ashton Simpson)

“Climate change is not going to wait on any of us and we have to transform our system in a way that can meet our climate goals… I would love to take a billion dollars and put it into a community, rather than a freeway expansion.
— Ashton Simpson, Metro Council candidate

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From plastic to metal: How one Portlander got PBOT to defend a diverter

By on September 16th, 2021 at 9:30 am

David Binnig’s documentation of flex-posts and the new steel posts PBOT just installed.

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Know before you go with new ‘surface types’ feature from Ride With GPS

By on September 15th, 2021 at 2:57 pm

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BikePortland Podcast: Is our once heralded 2030 Bike Plan worth saving?

By on September 15th, 2021 at 1:27 pm

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Is bicycling a ‘liberal’ thing? (Should it be?)

By on September 15th, 2021 at 11:24 am

The author and her children in downtown Hillsboro.

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Advocates sound alarm as E-BIKE Act gets watered down on Capitol Hill

By on September 15th, 2021 at 9:25 am

Elected officials and their staff joined e-bike advocates for a bike ride in Portland on September 10th.
(Photo: Kiel Johnson/Electric Bikes for All)

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‘Wonk Walk’ on 82nd Avenue highlights challenges ahead of transfer

By on September 14th, 2021 at 9:39 am

Metro Councilor Christine Lewis (center with stroller), PBOT staff and advocates on 82nd Avenue Monday night.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Man hit and killed while walking on SE Cesar Chavez at Clinton

By on September 13th, 2021 at 3:29 pm

Looking north on SE Cesar Chavez Blvd at Clinton.

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Tell Planning Commission you want better bicycling in West Portland Town Center plan

By on September 13th, 2021 at 2:32 pm

Satellite image of heart of West Portland Town Center. Green arrows represent existing or under construction bicycle facilities. Mind the gap between Barbur and Huber.

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PBOT lowers speed limit on outer Halsey, will break ground on safety updates this month

By on September 13th, 2021 at 12:52 pm

NE Halsey looking east toward 122nd.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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The Monday Roundup: Salt Lake’s Hawthorne moment, youth bike boom, predictable pedaling, and more

By on September 13th, 2021 at 10:06 am

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Is that a bike lane in the middle of the street? Yes it is

By on September 10th, 2021 at 2:12 pm

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New Podcast Episode: Go behind the scenes with cast members of Bike Play

By on September 10th, 2021 at 10:28 am

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Once a mere concept, Portland’s ‘Green Loop’ is coming into focus

By on September 10th, 2021 at 8:45 am

Friends of Green Loop Executive Director Keith Jones, seen here speaking at the Cart Blocks in August, has seen his vision begin to materialize.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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