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

Job: Experienced Frontend Web Developer – Ride with GPS

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Job Title

Experienced Frontend Web Developer

Company / Organization

Ride with GPS

Job Description

For complete job description, please refer to the full posting here: https://ridewithgps.com/careers/frontend_engineer

We are looking for a frontend web developer to work on our React based app, which powers the majority of the user interface of https://ridewithgps.com. We are interested in local candidates, but would consider the right remote candidate. We are only interviewing people with prior production experience with complex webapps written in React or a similar modern framework.

How to Apply

Email your resume to careers@ridewithgps.com, and include a paragraph or two on your relationship to cycling, and to technology. We are actively interviewing candidates, so don't hesitate in sending us an email. We will do a quick phone screen, and would move to an in-person interview if there is a clear fit. We are looking forward a conversation with you! We are an equal opportunity employer, and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical ability or limitation, religion, or political affiliation.

Job: iOS App Developer – Ride with GPS

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Job Title

iOS App Developer

Company / Organization

Ride with GPS

Job Description

For complete job description, please refer to the full posting here: https://ridewithgps.com/careers/mobile_engineer

We are looking for an experienced engineer to join our existing team of iOS developers. We currently have four mobile engineers, two iOS and two Android. We have a mix of Swift and Objective-C, where new development is done in Swift. We are looking for an engineer with significant iOS experience. We prefer local developers, but would consider the right remote candidate.

How to Apply

Email your resume to careers@ridewithgps.com, and include a paragraph or two on your relationship to cycling, and to technology. We are actively interviewing candidates, so don't hesitate in sending us an email. We will do a quick phone screen, and would move to an in-person interview if there is a clear fit. We are looking forward a conversation with you! We are an equal opportunity employer, and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical ability or limitation, religion, or political affiliation.

Weekend Event Guide: Creepy alleycat, pumpkin patch rides, close ‘cross, and more

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

She’s ready. Are you?
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

This week’s Event Guide is brought to you by our wonderful subscribers and financial contributors. We are very grateful for your support! [Read more…]

San Francisco bans cars on major downtown street: Now it’s Portland’s turn

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Jealous.
(Story in San Francisco Chronicle.)

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Job: Retail Sales + More – CyclepathPDX

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Job Title

Retail Sales + More

Company / Organization

CyclepathPDX

Job Description

Cyclepath PDX of Portland is currently seeking a full time, year-round team member for our bike shop. Candidates will have a great opportunity to work with some of the best brands in the industry in an award-winning shop.

Candidates must be:
• Personable
• Sales oriented
• Detail oriented
• Able to manage time effectively
• Organized
• Able to lift 50 lbs.

Familiarity with bicycles, bike parts and accessories and athletic and lifestyle clothing, are a plus, as well as a strong interest in the outdoors. Excellence with customers and coworkers in a teamwork environment are a high priority. Candidates must have clear communication skills and work well independently as well as in a dynamic team setting.

Full time, year-round employment with benefits is available to the right candidate, who would be someone with sales experience and product knowledge and is looking to grow with the shop and stay with us as we continue to grow. We are willing to train and cultivate the right person with the wealth of knowledge we have gained over the last 20+ years.

Desired sales knowledge to be successful in our shop:
• Familiar with modern mountain bikes
• Familiar with modern road bikes
• Knowledge of modern suspension designs
• Experience with Shimano Di2 drivetrains & accessories
• Familiar with Fox fork and shock technology

Job Type: Sales, full time, year-round

Experience:
• Bicycle and bicycle accessory knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)
• Outdoor retail: 1 year (Preferred)

We will do our best to acknowledge receipt and will get back to everyone in a timely manner, but we’re busy! And we need help!

How to Apply

Email updated cover letter and resume to Mitch@Cyclepathpdx.com

Advocates convince Multnomah County to add plastic wands to Burnside Bridge bike lanes

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Current conditions on the Burnside Bridge. We can’t wait for protection.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Inequity, car design are major factors in walking deaths says reporter Angie Schmitt

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Angie Schmitt at her talk yesterday in downtown Portland.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

As (former) editor of Streetsblog USA and a prolific user of Twitter, Angie Schmitt has become a leading voice for a problem that plagues cities and towns across America: the skyrocketing rate of people killed while walking. Schmitt, who’s working on a book about the issue due out next year, was invited to speak in Portland by the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University.

At her sold-out lecture yesterday, Schmitt said she believes the increased death toll is due to a combination of factors that are creating a perfect storm. “But if I had to tie it back to one issue,” she added, “I’d say it’s inequality.” [Read more…]

Cyclocross Crusade in Cascade Locks (Photo Gallery)

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Run toward the light.
(Photos: Drew Coleman/ DC Media Haus)


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South Tabor residents push for fixes that would ‘Solve Woodward’

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Conditions on the SE Woodward Street neighborhood greenway between 60th and 62nd.
(Photo: South Tabor N’hood Association)

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The Monday Roundup: Bike lane ROI, SUV insanity, emissions map, and more

Monday, October 14th, 2019

This week’s roundup is sponsored by Portland-based personal injury law firm Forum Law Group.
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