S’mores in the street! A carfree SW Montgomery St photo gallery

By on December 3rd, 2021 at 9:39 am

This is what carfree streets are all about! Bringing people out to enjoy our public spaces together.
(Photos: Tim Davis/Places for Everyone)

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Weekend Event Guide: Breakfast on Bridges is back, ugly sweaters, and more!

By on December 2nd, 2021 at 10:31 pm

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Family Biking: Coaching kids through tricky traffic situations (Part 2)

By on December 2nd, 2021 at 2:12 pm

No racing! This guy loves going fast.
(Photo: Shannon Johnson/BikePortland)

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What happened to Zach Katz and the $13,000 he raised to sue PBOT over Hawthorne decision?

By on December 2nd, 2021 at 8:11 am

Screenshot of GoFundMe created by Zach Katz.

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Podcast: From trauma to triumph – The story of Felipe Nystrom

By on December 2nd, 2021 at 6:54 am

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My impressions and photos of changes to SE Hawthorne

By on December 1st, 2021 at 1:34 pm

Looking northeast from 37th onto Hawthorne.
(Photos: Taylor Griggs/BikePortland)

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Don’t miss PSU’s ‘Wintermission’ this Thursday on carfree SW Montgomery

By on December 1st, 2021 at 9:14 am

(Photo: Cait McCusker)

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The contentious ‘Hawthorne Pave and Paint’ project is complete

By on November 30th, 2021 at 12:53 pm

New median island and crossing on SE Hawthorne at 23rd.
(Photo: City of Portland)

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Time to tell ODOT how they should spend $1.2 billion

By on November 30th, 2021 at 12:11 pm

Crossing a street in The Dalles.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Headlight review: The Giant Recon HL 1800

By on November 30th, 2021 at 10:31 am

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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.
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Metro opens comment period, will delay vote on $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. BikePortland.org/support. – 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

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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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