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First look at TriMet’s new multimodal trip planner

Bibiana McHugh of TriMet gave a special sneak preview of the tool today.(Photo: Michael Andersen) This guest post is by Michael Andersen of Portland Afoot, PDX’s 10-minute newsmagazine and wiki for transit commuters. Already known internationally for its top-notch website and pioneering use of open data, Portland’s transit agency is about to take another leap … Read more

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Portland’s oldest office building could house major bike parking facility

The Dekum Building could become Portland’s first major public bike parking facility.(Photo: Naito Properties) The Dekum Building on SW 3rd and Washington in downtown Portland was built in 1892. It’s the oldest office building in the city and the former home of famed global ad agency Wieden + Kennedy. Now, building owner and manager Naito … Read more

Bike parking gets even better on North Mississippi and Williams

All cozy and dry… I think I’ll stop for a meal.(Photos © J. Maus) Portland’s bike parking offerings continue to improve in both quality and quantity. Recently I’ve noticed two developments in North Portland worth your attention: a new on-street bike corral on N. Williams Avenue and a nice covering of a corral on N. … Read more

Eugene advocate pushes residential bike parking corrals

Demonstration of a residential bike corral in Eugene by Paul Adkins.(Photo: Paul Adkins) A Eugene resident has submitted a proposal to the City of Eugene to install on-street, residential bike parking corrals. On-street bike corrals are common in Portland, but we’ve yet to extend the idea into residential areas. Noted bike advocate Paul Adkins and … Read more