Taylor Griggs (Staff Writer)
Stories by Taylor Griggs (Staff Writer)
PBOT bike planner leads Bike Loud ride in northwest
(Photos by Amit Zinman and Click for captions) This past weekend, Bike Loud PDX and a staffer from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) led rides on the west side through neighborhoods like downtown, Slabtown, Nob Hill, the Pearl and into the Northwest Industrial Area.
The overlooked I-5 Columbia River crossing option: An immersed tube tunnel
To Bob Ortblad, a retired civil engineer who lives in Seattle, the team behind the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program (IBRP) – the plan to expand I-5 bridge between Vancouver and Portland across the Columbia River – have it all wrong. While other advocates have proposed alternatives to the highway expansion, like congestion pricing or a … Read more
Metro transportation trend report shows biking bright spots, but also red flags for key goals
Slides from presentation on Metro’s Emerging Transportation Trends Study.
Travel Oregon will revamp tourism strategy and cycling could play stronger role
Travel Oregon, the state’s tourism office, has released a 10-year draft transformational strategy for the Oregon tourism industry. Some cycling and transportation advocates think this could be a good opportunity to push the agency to promote car-free tourism and biking as part of its strategy. Travel Oregon appears to want to make a dramatic change … Read more