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

ODOT adds bike lanes to key section of N Lombard

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has completed a $16.5 million project on N Lombard Avenue that reduced space for driving and added a buffered, unprotected bike lane. The Lombard Multimodal Safety Project stretches about 1.2 miles from N Fiske (west of Columbia Park) to N Delaware. In addition to new bike lanes the project … Read more

Diamonds (and bike-friendly speed bumps) are a rider’s best friend on Michigan Ave neighborhood greenway

When we think of what makes a great neighborhood greenway we often think of anything that reduces the speed and/or volume of cars. But just as important as who bike riders share the street with is the surface of the street itself. Large potholes, cracks and uneven bits are not only uncomfortable and inconvenient, they … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

‘Going to the River’ project open house tonight in North Portland

Detail of map showing projects.–Download larger as PDF– Tonight, the community will learn more about an exciting suite of projects that will make bicycling in North Portland more viable, convenient, and safe. The Portland Bureau of Transportation will hold the first of two public open houses for their “Going to the River” project. The project, … Read more