“We are keeping [the stairs/elevator option] on the menu for the design phase, but it’s safe to say it has no supporters.”— Mike Pullen, Multnomah County Advocates lining up to testify at today’s Portland City Council meeting that includes an agenda item about the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge Project might want to edit their remarks.
Nice elevator when it’s working.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) The opening of the Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge in July 2012 came amid much fanfare. The $13.6 million span over Interstate 5 provided a much-needed connection between the Lair Hill neighborhood and the burgeoning South Waterfront. While it’s a beautiful bridge to walk and bike on, it … Read more
A sign of disrespect? Or a minor inconvenience?(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) On the eastern end of the new (and carfree) Gibbs Street Bridge over I-5, there are two options: You can either carry/push your bike up or down the many flights of stairs, or you can wait for the elevator. When the elevator is not … Read more