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An east Portland greenway will get city’s first double mini roundabout

Posted on March 25th, 2021 at 3:13 pm.

Part of a new neighborhood greenway set to open in May.

In their quest to create a family-friend neighborhood cycling route in the Hazelwood neighborhood of east Portland, the transportation bureau has come up with something new: A double mini roundabout. [Read more…]

TriMet opens new bus stations on SE Division with shared bike lane design

Posted on March 25th, 2021 at 12:33 pm.

Still from TriMet video of new bus station design (with unfortunately inaccurate bicycle characters who look like they’re competing in the Tour de France).

The result of three and-a-half years of design, planning, and hand-wringing at TriMet is finally on the ground and ready for use. The agency announced today that they’ve opened a new type of bus station as part of their Division Transit Project. [Read more…]

Tensions mount as bi-state I-5 freeway expansion project moves forward

Posted on March 19th, 2021 at 2:29 pm.

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$4 million ‘Better Naito’ project will break ground Monday

Posted on March 19th, 2021 at 10:33 am.

Coming soon: Sidewalk, green lanes, concrete curbs, updated signals.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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‘This is outrageous!’: Oregon City commissioners oppose carfree bridge plans

Posted on March 18th, 2021 at 3:39 pm.

The historic Arch Bridge is the only way to bike between Oregon City and West Linn.

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PBOT adds concrete diverters onto NW Flanders, says bridge and greenway could open by May

Posted on March 16th, 2021 at 11:50 am.

(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

The City of Portland shared a delightful surprise yesterday when they announced the installation of concrete diverters on NW Flanders. Yes you read that right: Concrete diverters.
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Cities poised to plan a carfree connection between Forest Grove and Hillsboro

Posted on March 12th, 2021 at 9:35 am.

This map of Council Creek Corridor path is why the term “game-changer” was created.

A very exciting and important rail-to-trail project on the west side is all queued up and planners say design work could begin in earnest this coming fall.[Read more…]

NE 7th Avenue bike lane design in flux due to one business owner

Posted on March 10th, 2021 at 9:48 am.

PBOT draft recommendation with space for two business parking spots.

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PBOT plans to (finally) fill the protected bike lane gap on SW Broadway

Posted on March 8th, 2021 at 1:23 pm.

(SW Broadway looking north and south from Oak. One section is protected and wide, the other is neither.)[Read more…]

North Greeley path progresses while neighborhood group says encampment has caused delay

Posted on March 4th, 2021 at 4:52 pm.

Nice new path south of Willamette Blvd.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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