Much has been made about advisory bike lanes in Portland over the last few months; and it just so happens I’m currently in the Dutch city that helped inspired them.
The two installations of this rare treatment show the city’s willingness to innovate — and to trust everyone will play nice. Photos and video by Jonathan Maus What are city planners to do when they want to give cycling more priority on a street but don’t want to take the space needed for high quality, … Read more
Trucks frequently (and sometimes illegally) encroach on the SE Caruthers bike lane. A new street design will help bike riders navigate SE Caruthers more smoothly.(Photo: Besty Reese) Anyone who has ridden on SE Caruthers in the pathway gap between the southern end of the Eastbank Esplanade and the start of the Springwater Corridor trail (map) … Read more
[With the release of the public comment draft of the Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030, it’s time to get wonky and learn more about what Portland’s brightest bike thinkers are dreaming up for the future. The story below is the latest in our ongoing coverage of the new plan.] With advisory bike lanes, like the … Read more