Snow still blocks many bikeways, one week after storm
(Many key bikeways still a dangerous mess nearly one week after the snow fell.) The major snow and ice storm that moved into Portland Friday is still having negative impacts on bicycling conditions throughout the city. While conditions for drivers have improved greatly in the past few days and some bikeways are clear — large … Read more
Tired of leaves in bike lanes, this Portlander made a pedal-powered sweeper
A simple and effective solution to a perennial problem.
Love riding gravel? Meet Washington County’s unpaved road “Kahuna” Dan Morgan
He fought against paving rural roads. And won.
Gravel update: Progress in places and broom-wielding heroes
Slowly but surely we’re digging out of this mess.
On live TV, reporter shovels gravel off St. Johns Bridge sidewalk – UPDATED
Shovels full of gravel coming up at 11.
There’s still a layer of gravel on the St. Johns Bridge sidewalk – UPDATED
Our road agencies must do better keeping bikeways free of debris.
For bike riders, the storm’s hazardous road conditions continue
We need a change in policy and practice from the City of Portland
How’s that gravel treating you? An update on clean-up efforts
10 days after the clean-up started, there’s still a ton of gravel on bikeways throughout Portland. It’s time for a check-in.
Lack of sweeping makes for challenging conditions on “Dirty 30”
Highway 30 north of downtown Portland is well-known for its debris-filled bike lanes. What are our local transportation agencies doing about it?
Mayor’s office releases results of bike-specific storm survey
68% of survey respondents saidthey biked during the storms last winter. 78% of them said bikeways were in poor condition.(Photo © J. Maus) Mayor Adams’ office has released the results of a survey they conducted to learn more about the experiences of people who rode their bikes through our spate of severe winter snow storms. … Read more
An update on gravel in the bike lanes
Gravel on N. Interstate Ave. Photo taken yesterday (12/6).(Photo © J. Maus) Since the outset of what has become an epic Storm of 2008 (stories, photos), we wondered how the Bureau of Transportation would handle the perennial problem of gravel on the roadways — and especially the gravel that inevitably ends up all over the … Read more