But wait, there’s more: NE Couch, 7th will get immediate Blumenauer Bridge-related bike upgrades

The Earl Blumenauer Bridge is now open as a link from Portland’s Central Eastside to the Lloyd District via NE 7th Ave, much to the delight of people who walk, bike and roll in the central city. But there’s room for improvement on the streets surrounding the bridge if it’s to become a cohesive, easily … Read more

The Blumenauer Bridge is finally open, and its namesake is bullish on biking’s future

Though people have been sneaking across it for a week (and thousands prematurely maneuvered it at the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday night), yesterday was the first chance for folks to officially ring in the opening of the Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge, and though it was a searing hot day Sunday, … Read more

Blumenauer Bridge set to open Sunday: Here’s your guide to the festivities

The opening of a carfree bridge across I-84 in Portland’s central city that’s named after a former city transportation commissioner and founder of the Congressional Bike Caucus is a very big deal. The Lloyd and the Central Eastside will never be the same again! So it’s fitting that there are a ton of activities lined … Read more