What a Eugene City Council recall says about hopes for transportation reform in Oregon

— Before joining BikePortland, author Taylor Griggs lived in Eugene for six years and covered the city for Eugene Weekly. Eugene, Oregon: 100 miles south of Portland by way of the Willamette River; famous for its population of college students, track and football jocks, pot-smoking hippies, and… NIMBYs intent on overthrowing the city’s democracy because … Read more

What comes first; greenways or bridges?

Bob & Shane in front ofEugene’s DeFazio Bridge(Photos: Will Vanlue) Should a city focus on big, high-profile facilities or should they focus on building a network of safe, low-stress connector streets and trails if they want to make riding a bike safer and easier? It’s a chicken-or-egg sort of conversation I got into with Shane … Read more