A recent Oregon Department of Transportation project in north Portland has helped tame an urban highway, but it came at the cost of a key bike crossing.
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
The big reveal is here! The Portland Bureau of Transportation has spent the last 16 months learning about the needs and nuances of our city’s northern peninsula and they just released a list of projects they’d like to build in order to make it nicer for biking, walking, and taking transit. North Portland in Motion … Read more
Yes I realize I’ve already covered the new bike lanes on Lombard; but I feel like this video gives you another important perspective on what they are like. Have you ridden them yet? Are the new lanes enough for you to make this part of your personal bike network? Or will you stick to the … Read more
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
Update, 7/14: The victim was 70-year-old Martin Crommie. See more updates below The Portland Police Bureau says someone riding a bicycle was killed late Sunday night in the Portsmouth neighborhood. Not much information has been released thus far, but a PPB statement says they responded to a crash at around 10:15 pm last night after … 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