Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

When should streets use sharrows, painted lanes and separation? (graphics)

Where, exactly, do sharrows belong?(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Update: See below for a few other examples of graphics that try to answer this question. There’s an interesting, useful bit of transportation wonkery in The Bicycle Transportation Alliance’s “Blueprint for World-Class Cycling” that came out this week: a visual guide to which sort of streets should … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

City set to make big changes to NW Marshall

Detail of changes coming to Marshall. The Bureau of Transportation is scheduled to make long-awaited changes to NW Marshall Street between 10th and 11th (map). Their aim is to make bicycling conditions more pleasant by decreasing the amount of people who drive on the street and by adding dedicated space for bicycle traffic. Auto traffic … Read more

City will step up truck parking enforcement on SE 4th Ave – Updated

Trucks in bike lanes leads topeople in streets.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Bureau of Transportation says they’ll step up enforcement of illegal parking on SE 4th Avenue just south of Caruthers. On Monday, we pointed out that large trucks servicing industrial businesses along the street are parking in the bike lanes that connect the … Read more