bike lane sweeper
Portland has a tiny bike lane sweeper. We should use it a lot more
Keeping Portland’s bike lanes clean is a major problem. Even today, many weeks after the last leaves have fallen off the trees and three weeks after the city’s official “leaf day” pickup, many major bikeways are still full of a dangerous mix of slick leaves, water, and debris. It’s maddening! Can we get to 25% … Read more
Tired of leaves in bike lanes, this Portlander made a pedal-powered sweeper
A simple and effective solution to a perennial problem.
I helped sweep bike lanes this weekend (and it felt great)
Sweeping gravel feels as good as riding in a clean bike lane.
County now using magnetic sweeper to pick up tacks off Hawthorne Bridge path
After three weeks, fresh reports keep coming in.
PBOT sweepers to put ‘focused attention on bike lanes’ this weekend
City will focus on sweeping bike lanes this weekend.(Photo © J. Maus) As the comments pouring in on our story yesterday has made crystal clear, bike lanes throughout the city are inundated with wet and slippery leaves right now. The issue isn’t simply a sign of disrespect by PBOT — the unpredictable weather has posed … Read more