Bikes Belong hopes all-star team can bring biking mainstream

Bikes Belong Executive Director Tim Blumenthal spoke at the Oregon Bike Summit yesterday.(Photos © J. Maus) Bikes Belong Executive Director Tim Blumenthal shared a lot of inspiring news and information during his remarks at the end of the Oregon Bike Summit yesterday. Blumenthal is a key figure in the national bike movement. He’s at the … Read more

Portland legislators will hold town hall meeting on two wheels

Rep. Dembrow (right) with Jay Graves (center) and Ray Thomas in the State Capitol building yesterday.(Photos © J. Maus) Billing it as a “A new kind of town hall,” two Oregon State Legislators will lead a bike ride around their districts next month. Representative Michael Dembrow and Senator Jackie Dingfelder — both of whom represent … Read more

Legislators suit up for ride around the Capitol

On the steps of the Capitol.-Slideshow below-(Photos © J. Maus) This morning, as part of the Oregon Bike Summit, a handful of state legislators suited up for the first-ever Legislator Bike Ride. About 50 summit attendees met on the steps of the Capitol building before taking a leisurely, five-mile ride around Salem. Joining the bike … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

BTA: Vehicular homicide bill is “alive and kicking”

Scott Bricker speaking at the Oregon Bike Summit today.(Photo © J. Maus) Speaking at the opening session of the Oregon Bike Summit today, Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) Executive Director Scott Bricker gave a rundown of their existing priority bills in the 2009 legislative session. With the door officially closed on Idaho Stops (interesting report about … Read more