Bike parking gets even better on North Mississippi and Williams

All cozy and dry… I think I’ll stop for a meal.(Photos © J. Maus) Portland’s bike parking offerings continue to improve in both quality and quantity. Recently I’ve noticed two developments in North Portland worth your attention: a new on-street bike corral on N. Williams Avenue and a nice covering of a corral on N. … Read more


Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

City embarks on North Williams bikeway project (just don’t call it that)

The fate of Williams is at stake.(Photos © J. Maus) A much anticipated project to improve the bikeway on North Williams Avenue will officially begin on February 1st when the Stakeholder Advisory Committee meets for the first time. But when a hand-picked group of neighborhood leaders and business owners sit down to come up with … Read more


Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Introducing Upcycles, a new shop for the Woodlawn neighborhood

Mark Hoskins, co-owner of Upcycles.(Photos © J. Maus) On Sunday, May 16th, a long-unused garage door creaked open at 911 NE Dekum Street, revealing the newest business in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Upcycles. Based in a single car garage space that’s been lightly remodeled, Upcycles is co-owner Kai Druzdezel and Mark Hoskins’ entry into the growing … Read more


Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

City will cut ribbon on ‘Neighborhood Greenways’ at Beach School

Concord, a “Neighborhood Greenway,” is adjacent to Beach School.(Photos © J. Maus) The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has announced their first “Neighborhood Greenway” ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event will take place Wednesday afternoon at Beach School in the Overlook neighborhood of North Portland. PBOT wants to showcase their growing network of residential streets … Read more