Weekend Open Thread: your rides and Milwaukie-Sellwood Sunday Parkways

Posted on September 24th, 2017 at 5:06 pm.

Westmoreland Park and 22nd Ave

Jonathan’s enjoying Europe, so I wanted to revive the Weekend Open Threads and ask what bikey or outdoorsy things you did this weekend. I got out to Sunday Parkways- maybe the first one I’ve been able to attend this year. Parkways was well-attended; I suspect that’s because people are feeling the “end of summer” pressure.

Native American presentation at Westmoreland Park


Native American salmon bake/smoke at Westmoreland Park


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A spectacular end to the Sunday Parkways season

Posted on September 27th, 2015 at 10:58 pm.

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(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

The City of Portland says the 2015 Sunday Parkways season will break all previous records for attendance, so it’s fitting that it came to an end on a near-perfect day.

Thousands of people came out on bikes and on their own two feet to enjoy blue skies, cool and sunny temperatures, and the first-ever (and likely the last) Sunday Parkways to use the carfree Tilikum Bridge.[Read more…]

City announces 2015 Sunday Parkways: New route will cross Tilikum Bridge

Posted on February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am.

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Mark your calendars!
(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland)

The Portland Bureau of Transportation will break new ground with its eighth annual Sunday Parkways events in 2015. PBOT announced this year’s five events today with an exciting new route in September that will venture through Sellwood neighborhoods and across the Tilikum Crossing Bridge just a few weeks after it’s slated to open for the first time.[Read more…]