Portland’s top traffic signal staffer takes bike advocates for a ride
Good urban planning means the average person traveling around a city doesn’t need to know anything about what went into designing it – they can just get around intuitively. Peter Koonce, who manages the traffic signals and street lighting division at the Portland Bureau of Transportation, is keenly aware of this. Koonce and his team … Read more
Comment of the Week: Behind the scenes of Better Naito
“Better Naito is a success story on a number of fronts: accessible government, tactical urbanism as a way of urban planning, partnerships, data, and imagination.”— Timur Ender
First Look at new lanes and paths on Naito Parkway
(Mobile viewers, click through to see all images. Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)
Council passes $5.1 million for Red Electric, Better Naito projects
On Wednesday, Portland City Council voted to allow construction to begin on Better Naito Forever and the Red Electric Trail Bridge — a total of $5.1 million in projects that include physically protected cycling space. But it didn’t happen before one last bit of drama.