The concept of a bicycling corridor being more important to Oregon than a freight rail connection is drawing sharp criticism from some.
Over $7 million in biking and walking projects statewide are one small step away from winning funding through ODOT’s Connect Oregon program.
A mixed-use path link in Tualatin is among the top contenders for a lottery-funded state grant program that includes biking and walking projects for the first time this year.
Bike Pods? Bike share? A new bike path to the coast? These are just some of the projects city and state agencies hope to get funded through the Connect Oregon program.
The BTA’s push to make bicycling and walking projects eligible for an Oregon State Lottery-backed funding program has garnered them national recognition.
The Union Street Bridge in Salem — open only for walking and biking — is the type of project that is eligible for ConnectOregon funds.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Cities across Oregon are clamoring for more money to build infrastructure that makes it easier for people to walk and bike. Back in July, thanks to a … Read more