About Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus is BikePortland's editor, publisher and founder. Contact him at @jonathan_maus on Twitter, via email at maus.jonathan@gmail.com, or phone/text at 503-706-8804. Also, if you read and appreciate this site, please become a supporter.


Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) Posts

America has a new strategy to end traffic violence. And it’s pretty good

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

A protest on SE Powell Blvd in May 2015.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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ODOT project means five nights of carfree St. Johns Bridge for walkers, bikers

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Moonset from the St. Johns Bridge on April 8th, 2020.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Delivery driver fees, tolls, traffic cameras: A few legislative bills on our radar

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Morning sun on the capitol in Salem.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

A short session of the Oregon Legislature begins this coming Tuesday (February 1st) and while we haven’t heard of any earth-shattering transportation legislation, there will definitely be a few bills worth watching.

Of the bills filed thus far, here are a few that have caught our attention…

House Bill (HB) 4144
This bill would prevent the Oregon Transportation Commission from tolling Interstate 205, “unless the toll is
used to pay for construction of additional lanes.” It’s sponsored by 10 Republicans and a lone Democrat; Clackamas County House Rep. Mark Meek. [Read more…]

In pep talk for regional leaders, Blumenauer lays out ‘amazingly good’ federal funding opportunity

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

“What we don’t need is to be involved with a kind of navel gazing and being distracted by one or two things.”
— Earl Blumenauer, U.S. House of Representatives

Blumenauer at virtual JPACT meeting Thursday, January 20th.

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Cycle Oregon is back, will head to Painted Hills on 7-day ride

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

John Day River valley is peak Oregon cycling.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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One year after deadly vehicular rampage, violence reigns on Portland streets

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Paul Rivas’ Honda on Southeast Stark.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

“We need to approach the crisis of vehicular violence with the same urgency and all hands-on deck strategies being implemented to address gun violence”
— Jo Ann Hardesty, Commissioner-in-charge of transportation

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PGE project will lead to over a dozen Springwater path closures from now into March

Monday, January 24th, 2022

map provided by Portland General Electric that shows closure locations along Springwater Corridor between Boring and OMSI in Portland.

Project closure map from PGE.

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The Monday Roundup: Tour de Pizza, e-bikes outsell e-cars, and more

Monday, January 24th, 2022

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What really happened yesterday with fed’s disapproval of I-5 Rose Quarter project?

Friday, January 21st, 2022

Some very long faces at the OTC meeting Thursday after being told of another delays and massive funding gap.

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Rockfall will keep NW Bridge Avenue closed 8-10 weeks

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

The rockfall on Bridge Ave as of January 6th.
(Photo: ODOT)

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