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The vote is in: Over 80% of City Club membership supports bicycle research report

One of the recommendations in the report is a 4% excise tax on new bike sales that would fund safety programs and more bike counters throughout the city.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) BikePortland has learned that the City Club of Portland will announce tomorrow that their membership has officially voted to support their research report on … Read more

City Club research report strongly endorses bicycling

Read the report here. After a year of research, a 12-member committee of the Portland City Club released a report today titled, No Turning Back: A City Club Report on Bicycle Transportation in Portland. The 83-page report tackled nearly every major bicycling issue that Portland faces: From quantifying just how many people are riding, to … Read more

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City Club of Portland will embark on ‘comprehensive study’ of bicycling

The central question for study is the role bicycling should play in Portland’s overall transportation system.— City Club of Portland, from the Comprehensive Study Charge The City Club of Portland is embarking on a “comprehensive study” of bicycling. For those of you not familiar with this organization, it’s a respected, local non-profit institution with 1,500 … Read more