Highway 30 north of downtown Portland is well-known for its debris-filled bike lanes. What are our local transportation agencies doing about it?
Nearly everyone has a scary story about the narrow bike lane on North Interstate Avenue where it goes under the Larrabee Street overpass. Now a few citizen activists are working to improve this area and pressure the City of Portland to fix it.
A man rides on the brand new bike lane on SE Stark in Montavilla.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has been busy making bike-related tweaks and additions to several streets across the city. We’ve noticed a few of them lately and figured it was time for an update…
They’re on!(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) As promised, yesterday the City of Portland installed solar-powered lights to delineate the bike lane on NE Couch as it approaches the Burnside Bridge. The lights, imported from Denmark by Saris Racks, are part of a test by the Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to see whether they improve visibility of … Read more
The latest in bike lane technology.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Bureau of Transportation will install the city’s first illuminated bike lane markers next week (sorry, it’s not the glow-in-the-dark “starpath” everyone’s talking about). According to PBOT Active Transportation Division Manager Dan Bower, on Tuesday crews will install 20 solar-powered LED lights in the bike … Read more