There were a lot of exciting Portland-area active transportation projects up for Metro funding through its 2025-2027 Regional Flexible Funds Allocation (RFFA) cycle, and not all of them were chosen. But Metro has other pots of money to dip into for regional projects, and they just announced how they’ll use $20 million from the 2019 … Read more
Note: Video has no sound. Filmed by Jonathan Maus. On Sunday afternoon I was biking home from Vancouver. As I headed west on the Columbia Slough path toward North Denver Avenue and began to roll down the path under the overpass, a large box-van came rumbling toward me. Given that this is a bike path, … Read more
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) UPDATE, 1/14 at 4:14 pm: The Parks bureau says they barriers have been moved and the path is clear. Two large concrete barriers placed on the Columbia Slough path near Portland International Raceway restrict access to a popular bike route and have raised safety concerns. “These barriers should be called widowmakers.”— a … Read more
Ever raced cyclocross, mountain, or road bikes at Portland International Raceway? Ever biked on the Columbia River Slough northwest of Kenton? Or maybe you’ve enjoyed the annual Winter Wonderland Light Show? If you answered yes to any of those, you’ve ridden on the streets, across the yards, and around the borders of Vanport.