Artistic duo chosen to create Zoobomb Pyle

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Vanessa Renwick
Photo © Montana Maurice

As part of the process to transform their iconic “Pyle” of mini-bikes into official public art, the Zoobombers have chosen two artists to help turn their visions into a reality.

According to regular Zoobomber Carl Larson — who (along with a group of others) is working with the Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC) on the project — they have chosen the dynamic duo of Brian Borrello and Vanessa Renwick.

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ODOT, neighbors work together for a better Bryant Street bridge

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward
Bryant St. Bike/ped bridge

North Portland resident Tony Tapay and
ODOT’s Joyce Felton on the Bryant Street Bridge.
(Photos © Jonathan Maus)

It’s been over a year since I first shared the news that the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) was considering improvements to the ailing Bryant Street bike and pedestrian bridge.

Now, I’m pleased to learn that the Piedmont and Arbor Lodge neighborhoods — in close partnership with ODOT — are moving forward with their efforts to make the bridge safer, more attractive, and more well-known.

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