car violence

When traffic violence hits home

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 17th, 2021 at 10:16 am

The Maus family mini-van and the aftermath of Tuesday’s crash on the Marquam Bridge.

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Portland commissioner cites ‘vehicular violence’ in response to spate of crashes

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 9th, 2021 at 4:39 pm

(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Four people dead in 3 days as Portland car violence continues

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 8th, 2021 at 1:19 pm

New victims, old causes.
(Photos: PPB, Google Maps)

Joshua Stanley. Karen McClure. Douglas Rosling II.

All three died using Portland roads over the weekend. [Read more…]

Talking about car violence on XRAY in the Morning

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 3rd, 2021 at 3:43 pm

Listen to the interview below.

This morning I was on the XRAY in the Morning radio show and had a nice conversation with host DJ Ambush. He asked how I’m making sense of the intentional vehicular assault in Portland on January 25th and what we should do in response. I expected it would be a short exchange, but was pleasantly surprised that it went longer. DJ Ambush asked thoughtful questions and wanted to delve into the issue.

We talked for over 20 minutes. There is a short section in the middle where we talked about Congressman Earl Blumenauer’s new bike-related bills, but most of the conversation was about traffic violence, our dangerous car culture, and what we can do about.

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