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Commissioner Fish: New Forest Park singletrack ‘in the next 9 months’ – Updated

Biking in Forest Park is finally set to improve.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) City Commissioner Nick Fish, who oversees Portland Parks & Recreation, has just emailed stakeholders a progress report on bicycle access in Forest Park. The statement includes a commitment to build a new, bike-specific singletrack trail in the park within the next nine months. … Read more


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A first for Forest Park singletrack plans: Opposition

Former Parks Bureau staffer Gregg Everheart enjoys a rare piece of Forest Park single track.(Photos © J. Maus) Ever since citizen activist Frank Selker launched his grassroots campaign to garner support for more bicycle access in Forest Park, progress has followed at a steady clip. The community responded quickly, business support followed, and even City … Read more


Local shop commits $50,000 to Forest Park singletrack effort

Universal Cycles storefront at NW 18th and Thurman.(Photos © J. Maus) Universal Cycles in northwest Portland has committed $10,000 a year for the next five years in order to help push local advocates and community leaders into creating more singletrack mountain bike trails in Forest Park. Universal general manager Mike Doolittle told me this morning … Read more


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Commissioner Fish warms to more singletrack in Forest Park

“My interest is not in studying this to death, it’s seeing what we can actually do…I am committed to finding ways to significantly expand our current inventory of singletrack trails.”— Nick Fish, Portland City Commissioner The idea of mountain bike access in Forest Park has been an issue for Portlanders for over two decades. Local … Read more