Employer Bike Summit May 15 will have a theme: ‘Reclaim the City Crown’

The 2013 summit drew dozens of workplace advocates.(Photo: J.Maus/BikePortland) Portland’s annual Employer Bike Summit, a half-day gathering for people working to increase bike commuting in the area, is scaling up its vision a bit. “Big bike projects are coming to Portland in the next year,” co-organizer Steve Hoyt-McBeth, a project manager for the Portland Bureau … Read more

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At Employers Bike Summit, Novick praises health benefits of bike investments

Commissioner Steve Novick speaks Friday atRegence headquarters.(Photo: M.Andersen/BikePortland) Portland should be proud of its 6.1 percent bike commuting share, the highest of any large city, Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick said at a summit Friday that gave local employers advice on supporting bike commuters. “We beat Madison,” the city council member said. “We beat Minneapolis.” The … Read more