Update: Burnside gets new bike/ped crossing signal

[Update: According to a PDOT press release, this new signal is operational as of 9:00AM today, 10/10/06] [As of August 30th]Photo: flickrplease The intersection at E. Burnside and 41st streets will soon be much safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. PDOT is installing a new, high-tech crossing signal that is slated for completion by the end … Read more


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Update: Sneak peak at potential Sellwood Bridge design

[Graphic from cover of winning proposal to renovate the Sellwood Bridge.] An employee for the civil engineering firm that won the bid to renovate the Sellwood Bridge* is working on the Sellwood Bridge project has forwarded me a graphic from the cover of their winning proposal that shows a generous 14 foot wide path for … Read more


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ODOT wants input on Bryant Overpass

[The Bryant Street bike/ped bridgeover I-5 in North Portland.] Yesterday I met ODOT transportation planner Joyce Felton. Joyce is in charge of the seven community enhancement projects ODOT is funding as part of their I-5 Delta Park Project. One of those projects is the Bryant Street Overpass, a bicycle and pedestrian bridge that crosses I-5 … Read more


Get smart on the BAC bike ride

[City bike coordinatorRoger Geller.] You’re not officially a bike geek until you’ve spent an evening with the 13 super-volunteers that make up the Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC). The BAC advises City Council and various city bureaus on bike-related matters and holds monthly public meetings “to review projects of interest to cyclists and discuss bike … Read more


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BTA’s bike boulevard tour stops in Eugene

[Eugene planner Rob Inerfeld and the BTABicycle Boulevard Team.] The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is in the midst of a two-year bicycle boulevard campaign. They’re trying to figure out where to put them, how to educate other advocates about them and most importantly, they’re trying to come up with a clear vision for what these boulevards … Read more