Peak Hour Bike Traffic on Clinton Street Now Exceeds Motorized Traffic

Auto and bike counts on Clinton As of the latest traffic counts from May of this year, westbound morning peak-hour and eastbound afternoon peak-hour bike traffic is now greater than motorized traffic. That means, traditional downtown traffic (i.e. traffic heading into downtown in the mornings and leaving downtown in the afternoons) has more bikes than … Read more

Clinton Street bike boulevard ‘enhancements’ coming soon

PBOT’s Jeff Smith with one of the street sign toppers coming soon to SE Clinton Stb.(Photos © J. Maus) Great news for one of Portland’s busiest bikeways… After nearly three years since it was first announced, the Bureau of Transportation is set to begin installing elements of their Clinton Street Bike Boulevard Enhancement Project. PBOT … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Checking in on five languishing bike projects

A plan to make N. Rosa Parks Way safer for bicycling has been in the works since April 2008.(Photos © J. Maus) As part of my daily work here at BikePortland, I track a lot of projects. The other day, prompted by a question from reader Jessica Roberts, I began to think about all the … Read more

More of what’s in store for SE Clinton bike street makeover

“Bike Flags” are one of several concepts the city hopes will help identify SE Clinton as a bike priority street. The City of Portland has shared more of the design elements they’re hoping to bring to Clinton Street as part of their Clinton Street Bike Boulevard Enhancement Project. Earlier this month, we shared a few … Read more