cycle track

TIGER project comes with Portland’s first two-way cycle track

Avatar by on February 17th, 2010 at 3:09 pm

Cross section of how SW Moody will look after a $23 million facelift thanks to federal stimulus funds awarded today.

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Reader photo of the week: Ice cream for bike lane builders

Avatar by on September 2nd, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Free Ice Cream for Cycle Track Builders

The Bicycle Business League delivered free ice cream treats to the PBOT road crew installing the new cycletrack on SW Broadway on Tuesday. (Photo by Flickr user Portland Pedalworks in the BikePortland Photographers photo pool)

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Police Bureau will give extra attention to cycle track

Avatar by on September 2nd, 2009 at 12:17 pm

Cycletrack on SW Broadway-4

It might take some time, and
enforcement, before the lane is
this clear all the time.
(Photos © J. Maus)

Almost immediately after the thermoplastic cooled on the new cycle track on SW Broadway, reports came in that some folks were parking and driving their cars in the bike-only travel lane (one of them even ended up on the evening news).

Since the cycle track is new, this behavior is to be expected and there’s sure to be a learning curve for everyone. (Whether PBOT could have done more in terms of signage, markings, bollards, and so on, is a separate conversation.)[Read more…]