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Sam brings bureau leaders, budget into North Portland

[Commissioner Adams led the meeting.] Last Thursday at the Kenton Firehouse in North Portland, I attended one of Commissioner Sam’s Budget Town Hall meetings to discuss the finances and issues around transportation (PDOT), environmental services (BES), and community art (RACC). This was one of seven similar meetings being held throughout Portland’s various neighborhood districts. Sam … Read more


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Andy Clarke to speak at Oregon Bike Tourism Summit

[League Director Andy Clarke (R)rides with BTA Director EvanManvel in Vancouver, WA last year.] League of American Bicyclists Executive Director Andy Clarke will attend the upcoming Oregon Bicycle Tourism Summit planned for April 13-14th in Sisters, Oregon. Summit organizer Jerry Norquist — who confirmed Clarke’s attendance — said Clarke will share insights and inspirations from … Read more


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Bikes poised for big political push

[Congressmen DeFazio with some random guy at the 2005 National Bike Summit in Washington DC] According to the League of American Bicyclists, the composition of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is set to take a decidedly bike-friendly turn after Tuesday’s elections. Likely to be chairman of this committee is the current ranking Democrat, Congressman … Read more