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PDOT partners with Kryptonite for Pearl bike parking

U-lock maker Kryptonite is partnering up with the City of Portland Office of Transportation (PDOT) to develop and install two new on-street bike parking “corrals” in the Pearl District. The new bike parking structures will go in front of Pacific Northwest College of Art at NW 13th and Johnson and in front of Acorn Cafe … Read more


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Rare glimpse of a car-less Northwest Portland

[Car-less Northwest Portland.]Photo by Kate Gawf Portland blogger Kate Gawf recently snapped some photos of a rare occurrence in Northwest Portland; car-less streets. Thanks to the annual “Leaf Day” clean-up, all cars in the usually “parked-up” and densely populated neighborhood vanish for just a few hours. Here’s more from Kate, followed by another photo:


Mountain bikers finish new Forest Park trail

[Update: According to a rep from Friends of Forest Park—who were instrumental in making this trail happen—some minor work remains to complete this trail.] Last Saturday was the second of two trail work parties to complete a new mountain bike trail in Forest Park. The trail, which extends off an existing firelane, is the first … Read more


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Traffic safety education action on IShareTheRoad.com

Earlier this month, citizens, community groups, and city employees came together to raise awareness of traffic safety issues at the intersection of NW 9th and Lovejoy (more background here). I’ve published a report and photos at IShareTheRoad.com. IShareTheRoad.com is a new site I’m working on for the City of Portland as part of their ongoing … Read more


Dangerous intersection chosen for community action

[This Friday (8/4) from 7-9AM there will be a traffic safety education action at NW Lovejoy and 9th Ave.] [Looking west on Lovejoy approaching 9th.] The intersection at NW 9th and Lovejoy (just west of the Broadway Bridge) is rife with traffic safety red flags; cyclists blowing the stop sign, cars turning without signaling, a … Read more