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People are driving right through new diverter on NE Rodney

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) A traffic diverter is a barrier placed in an intersection to prevent auto traffic from going through it. The goal is to make certain streets less attractive to auto drivers and reduce auto traffic volumes overall. So, when it’s relatively easy to drive through … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Readers share concerns as Williams Ave traffic spills onto Rodney greenway

The lane redesign isn’t done yet, but the change is already impacting traffic.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Yesterday I got two separate reader emails about the same issue just a few hours apart. Whenever that happens it gets my attention. In this case, the issue is the increased amount of auto traffic diversion onto NE Rodney … Read more

Council passes Division Streetscape project: What’s in it and what’s not

Portland City Council officially adopted the Bureau of Transportation’s Division Streetscape and Street Reconstruction Project yesterday. The plan was over a year in the making and it will impact the stretch of SE Division between SE 10th and 39th Avenues. The $7 million project will repave the street, add a full complement of “green streetscape … Read more