The Facebook page for the new “subgroup”Livable Streets Action. A new group called Livable Streets Action is taking the tactics that have won a string of victories for local biking this spring and summer and applying them to other modes, too. Organizer Dan Kaufman, a videographer and longtime local social justice advocate who has helped … Read more
The father of two Cleveland High School students says that traffic injuries like the ones that are common on Powell Boulevard are “inexcusable and unnecessary.”
Oregon has put a fair amount of effort into promoting a bike route near its beautiful coast, but its official tourism agency isn’t a big fan.
The bike vibe is strong at Velo Cult, which makes it the perfect venue.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Last night at Velo Cult something sort of amazing happened. It was the inaugural Open Bike Night, a new event thought up by Sellwood resident Dan Kaufman. While only a handful of people showed up, Kaufman and his … Read more
Dan Kaufman brings his unique brand of community-oriented entertainment to Velo Cult tomorrow.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Dan Kaufman of CrankMyChain is at it again. The biking videographer, musician, songwriter, transportation activist (he in Salem right now rallying against the CRC project), talk-show host, and general renaissance man is set to debut his latest project tomorrow … Read more
Dan Kaufman on the stand last week.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The State of Oregon has issued a judgment of “not guilty” in the trial of the “Disco Trike” and its owner, local activist and filmmaker Dan Kaufman. The trial was heard by Multnomah County District Court Judge Cheryl Albrecht last Friday and she announced her … Read more
(Graphic: PDX Bike Swarm) After Dan Kaufman’s Disco Trike was confiscated by Portland police during protests last Wednesday, activists are now increasing pressure on City Hall to release it. In a blog post this morning, PDX Bike Swarm claimed that, “the police had no reason to confiscate it and we want it back.” In addition … Read more
Kaufman at an Occupy Portland event in November.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Local media activist, musician and filmmaker Dan Kaufman of Crank My Chain! CycleTV had his “Disco Trike” impounded by the Portland Police tonight. Kaufman was downtown participating in the “J25” Occupy Portland event in support of the Egyptian uprising. It was planned as a … Read more