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Guest article: ODOT bike/walk committee seeks new student member

Daniel Ronan, outgoing student member of the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.(Photo courtesy Daniel Ronan) This article was written by contributor Daniel Ronan Over the past four years, substantive changes have happened at the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Through the pages of BikePortland, active transportation advocates have had the opportunity to view larger … Read more


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Oregon Coast Bike Map set for an update

On the Oregon Coast route in Newport.(Photos © J. Maus) [Publisher’s note: This article was written by contributor Daniel Ronan. He’s a student representative on the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and covers statewide programs and issues. Read his previous articles here.] Each year, between 4,000 and 6,000 bicyclists take the Highway 101 route … Read more


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How bikes might (or might not) fit into ODOT’s rail plans

ODOT’s Betsy Imholt.(Photo: Daniel Ronan) The Obama Administration recently green-lighted money for development of a rail corridor between Eugene and Portland and the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is hosting a series of open houses to discuss the project. I recently spoke with ODOT’s rail program study director Betsy Imholt and attended the open house … Read more


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Oregon’s bicycle and pedestrian committee says ‘think big’

[This article was written by Daniel Ronan, the student representative on the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.] Jerry Norquist is Chair of the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.(Photo © J. Maus) The City of Portland’s Bicycle Advisory Committee (PBAC) is mentioned frequently here on BikePortland, but did you know that the Oregon Department … Read more