City will cut ribbon on ‘Neighborhood Greenways’ at Beach School

Concord, a “Neighborhood Greenway,” is adjacent to Beach School.(Photos © J. Maus) The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has announced their first “Neighborhood Greenway” ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event will take place Wednesday afternoon at Beach School in the Overlook neighborhood of North Portland. PBOT wants to showcase their growing network of residential streets … Read more

At Beach School, biking and walking makes a stronger community

Beach principal Tom Breuckman.(Photos © J. Maus) The first thing you notice upon walking into the main entrance if Beach School in north Portland is a Safe Routes to School map with a listing of locations and times for catching a bike train. The placement of that map isn’t an accident. This is a school … Read more

Once prohibited, biking now a big part of Beach School

[This story was written by BikePortland contributor and Beach School parent, Chris Sullivan] The Bike Fairy greeted kids at Beach School on Friday.(Photos: Chris Sullivan) A few years ago, bikes were forbidden at Beach School in North Portland. Here’s a snip from the school’s 2002-03 family handbook: “Bicycles, Skateboards, Roller Skates, etc… Due to the … Read more