Travel Oregon will revamp tourism strategy and cycling could play stronger role

Travel Oregon, the state’s tourism office, has released a 10-year draft transformational strategy for the Oregon tourism industry. Some cycling and transportation advocates think this could be a good opportunity to push the agency to promote car-free tourism and biking as part of its strategy. Travel Oregon appears to want to make a dramatic change … Read more

Cycling wins big in statewide tourism recovery grants

Oregon’s tourism commission Travel Oregon has just announced $2.4 million in economic recovery grants to help create more Covid-safe tourism opportunities. Among the 60 winners, many of the awards will improve cycling trails and riding destinations all over the state. Here are the projects (emphases mine): Central Oregon Trail Alliance ($25,000) to construct a new … Read more