Free coffee and gift cards to local businesses are a nice perk, but some advocates want to see more structural change to increase bike and bus commutes.
It’s always fun to see the Tilikum Crossing bike counter tick up as you pedal across the bridge, checking out how many other people have biked on the same route that day. But bike counters are an important tool beyond just novelty. People working to plan bike infrastructure projects – and acquire government funding and … Read more
Over 1.7 million trips in 2014. (Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) As of yesterday, there were 1,712,172 bicycle trips across Portland’s Hawthorne Bridge in 2014. That’s an impressive number — but it represents just a paltry 0.4 percent increase over last year’s total.