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Beaverton considering way-finding signs, bike corral for SW Broadway

Detail of Broadway St. bike parking concept.(Sketches by Bob Foster/Robert Foster Architects) As we’ve mentioned before, the City of Beaverton is working to make SW Broadway Street safer and more pleasant for people on foot and on bikes. They held an open house in early February and last week Mayor Denny Doyle was available for … Read more

Bike parking gets even better on North Mississippi and Williams

All cozy and dry… I think I’ll stop for a meal.(Photos © J. Maus) Portland’s bike parking offerings continue to improve in both quality and quantity. Recently I’ve noticed two developments in North Portland worth your attention: a new on-street bike corral on N. Williams Avenue and a nice covering of a corral on N. … Read more

Eugene advocate pushes residential bike parking corrals

Demonstration of a residential bike corral in Eugene by Paul Adkins.(Photo: Paul Adkins) A Eugene resident has submitted a proposal to the City of Eugene to install on-street, residential bike parking corrals. On-street bike corrals are common in Portland, but we’ve yet to extend the idea into residential areas. Noted bike advocate Paul Adkins and … Read more

Vancouver gets two more on-street bike corrals, but businesses thwart a third

New bike parking across from Esther Short Park.(Photos by Marcus Griffith Earlier this week, the City of Vancouver installed two more on-street bike parking corrals, raising the city’s total to three. The new racks were installed Tuesday morning at Esther Short Park and on the corner of Broadway and McLoughlin Blvd in downtown Vancouver. As … Read more