east portland in motion
Protected bike lanes on east Powell? Meeting Monday could sway plan
If the four-mile stretch east of Interstate 205 is completely rebuilt, Powell could get some of Portland’s best bike lanes.
East Portlanders want one mode of transportation prioritized above all others, survey finds
Which one do you think?
BTA throws weight behind five new greenways east of 205
Of the five new advocacy campaigns we’re examining this week, the only one that’s almost certain to succeed is east of Interstate 205.
City drops 84 bike parking spaces into East Portland parking lots
Portland may have just solved a very important puzzle: how do you get bike parking into suburban-style commercial developments?
City Council backs $21 million for better walking and biking, citing boost to economy
The ways people talk about active transportation seems to be changing in Portland, both inside and outside of government.
Open house next week shows off five grants that promise street fixes
A fleet of major projects to improve downtown Portland, East Portland, SE Foster Road, SW Barbur Boulevard and Southwest Portland’s neighborhoods will be competing for dollars and attention with freight-related projects at an open house next week.
East Portland will receive $8 million for active transportation
Riding in east Portland can only get better.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Bureau of Transportation (and TriMet) is set to invest $8.2 million into sidewalks, neighborhood greenways and transit-safety related projects in East Portland. The funding comes from a $34 million “Regional Economic Opportunity Fund” created by a Metro committee last year. In case … Read more
A closer look at bike projects coming soon to East Portland
If all goes well, this will becomea more frequent sight in East Portland.(Photo © J. Maus) As we shared on Wednesday, the Portland Bureau of Transportation is ready to roll on a set of projects that are likely to give a major jolt to the anemic active transportation network in East Portland. The draft East … Read more
City ready to roll with projects to improve biking and walking in East Portland
Ellen Vanderslice of PBOT presented the report at a meeting last night.(Photos © J. Maus) The Portland Bureau of Transportation has released the public draft of their East Portland in Motion report, a five year strategy that sets a blueprint for improving biking and walking conditions in East Portland. Work on the report has taken … Read more