Given this week’s stories about land-use and parking, I figured it was a good time to dust off an interview I did with Enrique Penalosa, a noted livable streets advocate who’s now running for president of Colombia.
Enrique Peñalosa(Photo: Wikipedia) Former mayor of Bogota Colombia, Enrique Peñalosa, will be in Portland for a special event on May 14th. Peñalosa is revered in urban planning circles for his pioneering role in the ciclovia movement (which inspired Portland’s Sunday Parkways), his development of bus rapid transit, and his role in re-shaping Bogota’s streets to … Read more
[Editor’s note: This is the first article by new BikePortland.org contributor Elly Blue. Let’s give her a nice, warm welcome!] [If you close it, they will come.] Last month, I dropped by Last Thursday on Alberta to visit local artist Carye Bye. I was pedaling pretty slowly, gawking at the art, the oddly-dressed hipsters, the … Read more