Street Trust will seek amendment to Oregon ‘Bike Bill’ on law’s 50th anniversary

When Oregon’s landmark “Bike Bill” passed in 1971, America was in the throes of a major bike boom. 50 years later a group of Portland bike advocates think our current cycling resurgence is the right time to update it The nonprofit Street Trust has announced plans to seek an amendment to ORS 366.514. This law … Read more

Senate committee passes ‘Idaho Stop’ bill allowing bicycle riders to yield at stop signs

10 years after it was last debated in the Oregon Legislature, a concept known as “Idaho Stop” has once again found its way into a bill. And it passed its first committee vote yesterday, just hours before a key legislative deadline. Senate Bill 998 wasn’t on anyone’s radar before last week. Up until then it … Read more