About Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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Jonathan Maus is the publisher and editor-in-chief of BikePortland.org. You can reach him via email at jonathan [at] bikeportland [dot] org. If you have an urgent matter, please use our 24HR Tipline - (503) 706-8804.


Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) Posts

Bicycle riders ensnared by police and Proud Boys during weekend protests

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

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Job: Service Department Manager – Vancouver Cyclery

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Job Title

Service Department Manager

Company / Organization

Vancouver Cyclery

Job Description

Seeking a manager for the service department of our busy Vancouver, Washington based bike shop. Previous work in the bicycle industry and the ability to multi-task is a must!

Major functions of this role include:
-Supervising all mechanics in the service area
-Scheduling mechanics work hours
-Ordering supplies needed for service department
-Overseeing customers service needs as well as hands on customer service.

This is a full-time hourly position (40 hours per week) with overtime required during our busy season, paid vacation and health benefits.

How to Apply

Please send your resume attention Will to: vancouvercyclery@gmail.com

Loggers, electeds, and riders join to mark solid progress on Crown Z Trail

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Ready to cut the ribbon.
Left to Right: Columbia County Facilities & Parks Director Casey Garrett, Mike Pihl Logging Inc. owner Mike Pihl, former Columbia County Commissioner Tony Hyde, Columbia County Commissioner Margaret Magruder, Crown Z Advisory Committee Chair Dale Latham, County Commissioner Henry Heimuller.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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New heatmap feature continues hot streak for Portland-based Ride with GPS

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

There are all sorts of cool things you can do with the heatmap. Compare the route density and intensity east and west of I-205 in Portland.

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The Monday Roundup: Death-free streets, latest LeMonds, EV debate, and more

Monday, September 28th, 2020

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Police budget cuts cripple bike theft response unit

Friday, September 25th, 2020

The Bike Theft Task Force booth at a Sunday Parkways event in July 2016.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

The leader of the Portland Police Police Bureau’s Bike Theft Task Force (BTTF) says the unit has lost its only source of funding and will have to significantly scale back its work for the foreseeable future.

Officers with the task force had been doing regular bike registration events in partnership with Portland Parks rangers over the past few months. Last week Officer Dave Sanders took to the BTTF Twitter account to make the news public: “We are sorry to have to cancel this and other planned events,” he wrote. “Funding for our bike theft program is currently being suspended. Though the police bureau sees the value of these community efforts, we are facing larger budget cuts within our bureau that prevent us from continuing.”[Read more…]

ODOT economist says bike sales up 56% over last year

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

(Source: Oregon Department of Revenue)

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PBOT set to break ground on NW Broadway protected bike lanes

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Concept drawing of Broadway and Davis intersection.
(Source: City of Portland)

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New trail would link Salmonberry and Banks-Vernonia trails

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Construction of the trail (dashed yellow line) could begin soon.
(Map: BikePortland)

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Q & A with east Portland transportation advocate and Oregon House candidate Ashton Simpson

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

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