“Going Dutch” event will show what’s possible in Portland

A trip to Delft, a city in the Netherlands that makes ample use of automated bollards to prohibit driving during certain hours, sparked inspiration for “Going Dutch” event.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) By now, we’ve all seen and heard numerous examples of Dutch bike infrastructure; but specific examples of how Dutch-style treatments would look applied to … Read more

Catching up with Portland’s original bike-based coffeeshop

Editor’s note: Please welcome new BikePortland news intern Michelle Lopez. This is her first story for us — thanks, Michelle! Café Vélo serving hot and cold drinks at Sunday Parkways in North Portland this June. (Photo © J. Maus) Northeast Portlander Rick Wilson, a former chef with a love for Dutch cargo bikes (bakfietsen), had … Read more