First Look: SW Broadway bike lanes finally complete protection puzzle

In April 2009, newly elected Mayor Sam Adams made a big announcement at conference held at Portland State University. He would oversee the installation of Portland’s first major “cycle-track” — what we now call protected bike lanes. Initially planned for the North Park Blocks, Adams switched the alignment to Southwest Broadway to avoid “intractable” pushback … Read more

Another death on outer SE Stark, where a new traffic signal didn’t come soon enough

Another person is dead after using outer Southeast Stark Street. Portland Police say someone walking at SE 146th was hit and killed by a driver just before 7:00 am this morning. This is a recurring nightmare on Portland’s deadliest stretch of road. 13 people have died while traveling on a less than two mile long … Read more

Student remains hospitalized after collision near Jefferson High School

The family of a Portland high school student says their daughter was severely injured by a driver while walking in the Piedmont neighborhood. It happened Tuesday night October 11th around 6:30 pm near the intersection of North Commercial and Killingsworth. This location is on the same block as Jefferson High School and a Multnomah County … Read more