Sunday Parkways returns this weekend!

This Sunday, six miles of streets in Portland’s northeast Cully neighborhood will be free of cars and open to people walking, biking and rolling. That’s right: Sunday Parkways, Portland’s beloved annual summer open streets event, is back in-person after two years off and it’s almost time for the kickoff. During the last two summers, the … Read more

PBOT pilot program adds secure bike parking for Hacienda CDC residents

The Portland Bureau of Transportation has partnered with Hacienda Community Development Corporation and Andando en Bicicletas y Caminando to build secure bike parking for residents at Hacienda affordable housing communities. As the Community Cycling Center discovered over a decade ago in their groundbreaking “Barriers to Bicycling” report, fear of bike theft ranks high as a … Read more

‘In my shoes’ walking tours offer street-level perspectives from young Black men

Perspective is everything. It’s why many bike advocates dream of having leaders who’ve actually ridden a bike, so they intimately understand the issues we face. Perspective is crucial because it forces us to go outside our personal bubbles — something that’s severely lacking in today’s polarized and self-absorbed social-media soaked world. The new “In My … Read more

Time to weigh in on Cully Connector, a key piece of 70s Greenway

“I’m dead set against this proposal… If you bought your house [on 73rd] and thought you had a nice, calm street, it’s going to get busier.”— Ted Carlston, Roseway Neighborhood Association The City of Portland is looking for feedback on how to design a project that will create a low-stress bicycling and walking route along … Read more

An auto user killed a man walking in Cully neighborhood

Sunday night around 8:00 pm someone who was walking in the Cully neighborhood near the intersection of Northeast 45th and Lombard died in a collision with someone driving a car. This is the third fatality in the Columbia/Lombard corridor in 2019 and it comes as the Portland Bureau of Transportation is working on a plan … Read more