As area grows, North Vancouver Ave gets more space for cycling

Posted on October 1st, 2019 at 3:10 pm.

Note where the old lanes have been removed. New bike lane is now away from door-zone and commands more of the street space.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Medians, new bike crossings coming to NE Tillamook at 21st

Posted on October 1st, 2019 at 1:54 pm.

(Conceptual renderings of NE Tillamook and 21st from City of Portland)

The City of Portland says they’re all set to start building a set of safety updates at a tricky, off-set intersection on the Tillamook Neighborhood Greenway.
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Bike lanes on East Glisan! Checking in on PBOT’s latest arterial street update

Posted on September 27th, 2019 at 12:11 pm.

View looking east from bridge at Menlo Park school around NE 130th. Note where old striping has been ground off. The new auto parking lane is where the old outside lane used to be. That narrow strip against the curb is the new bike lane.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)


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Adidas to pay $1 million for cycle track on North Greeley Ave

Posted on September 23rd, 2019 at 12:25 pm.

The cycle-track would upgrade the existing protected lane on Greeley.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

Footwear and apparel company Adidas America Inc is poised to spend $1 million for the construction of a cycle-track on the street outside their headquarters in the Overlook neighborhood of north Portland.

City Council is expected to adopt an ordinance (PDF) on Wednesday that will authorize an agreement between Adidas and the City of Portland to give the company a $1 million System Development Charge credit. Adidas in in the midst of a major expansion that will build three new buildings and nearly double the number of employees at the location.
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PBOT to build first ‘alternative pedestrian walkway’ in Cully

Posted on September 18th, 2019 at 11:06 am.

The walkway will be on NE 60th from NE Going to Lombard. (Graphic: PBOT)

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County seeks feedback on future Burnside Bridge design

Posted on September 10th, 2019 at 12:33 pm.

Cross section proposals.
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PBOT will restripe North Denver Avenue in Kenton next week

Posted on August 30th, 2019 at 11:28 am.

(Before and after)

It’s another paving project from the City of Portland that comes with changes to cycling facilities. And it’s another project where the bike lanes will be outdated from the moment the paint on the new striping is dry.[Read more…]

As ‘No Crossing’ signs proliferate, every intersection is no longer a crosswalk

Posted on August 29th, 2019 at 2:12 pm.

PBOT installed these “No Crossing” signs on SE Foster at 72nd last month.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

This post is part of an ongoing look at crosswalk closures. It was written by contributor Catie Gould and Jonathan Maus and edited by Emily Guise.
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Lombard bike lane project now includes key signal upgrade at Delaware

Posted on August 26th, 2019 at 1:34 pm.

Current conditions at Lombard and North Curtis.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

A project on North Lombard Street that aims to reduce driving access and the injuries and crashes that come with it, will now include upgrades to a key intersection.
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New path that would connect to NW Springville Road faces scrutiny from Multnomah County

Posted on August 22nd, 2019 at 12:19 pm.

The proposed path skirts farm property just east of the Washington County line.

Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation District (THPRD) wants to build a new off-street path that would connect new residential development along Northwest Springville Road to a large network of existing paths. The proposed $1.1 million Bethany Creek Trail has been in the works for about 18 months; but some key advocates say they’re frustrated because Multnomah County’s Land Use Planning Division didn’t notify the County’s own Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee about it.
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