Catie Gould (Contributor)
Stories by Catie Gould (Contributor)
Catie Gould is Co-Chair of Bike Loud PDX and a regular BikePortland contributor. She last wrote about Portland’s housing policy. __ Every Thursday for the last few months, I’ve been attending a small meeting in a back room of the Central Lutheran Church. Sipping tea around a table decorated with fall leaves, I took turns … Read more
When more people live closer to each other and to destinations, they will ride bikes more. That’s one reason housing and land-use is crucial if we want to reach our bicycling goals.
Catie Gould is a BikePortland contributor and co-chair of Bike Loud PDX. ___ Activist is a loaded word. For years, when someone would call me an activist, I just shrugged it off. “I just go to a lot of public meetings,” I’d say. The word seemed too big for me. I was just interested in … Read more
Contributor Catie Gould is co-chair of Bike Loud PDX and is sort of obsessed with tracking climate change news. I had plenty to digest over the Thanksgiving holiday, including an important new progress report on the global battle against climate change. Last Tuesday the United Nations released its annual Emissions Gap Report. This annual report … Read more
Yesterday Portland released an update on local carbon emissions. The results are troubling. With demonstrations planned tomorrow as part of the Global Climate Strike, I anticipate City Hall will put out a statement supporting the event and use the occasion to reaffirm Portland’s “commitment to climate change”. But just how committed are we? I’d say … Read more
This post is part of an ongoing look at crosswalk closures. It was written by contributor Catie Gould and Jonathan Maus and edited by Emily Guise.