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After years of disappointment, single track lovers have reasons for optimism

With renewed energy from Portland’s off-road biking advocates and a Metro project that could open up 1,300 acress of trail possibilities, 2015 could be a very big year for advocates itching for more local single track trails. As we reported yesterday, local advocacy and trail building group the Northwest Trail Alliance has thrown down a … Read more

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City drafts new ‘Project Evaluation Method’ for Forest Park

The City’s new evaluation tool could have wide-reaching impact on the future of bicycle accessin Forest Park.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The City of Portland’s Parks & Recreation bureau recently unveiled a draft document that could act as their guide to the future of how Forest Park is used. The goal of the new Forest Park … Read more

Forest Park activists to City Council: “Wilderness” at risk and biker crackdown needed

Marcy Houle testified to City Council that Forest Park’s “wilderness values” are at risk. Just 16 days after Commissioner Amanda Fritz was put in charge of the Parks Bureau, people who are opposed to improving bicycle access in Forest Park have begun to pressure her to crack down on illegal riding and limit any policy … Read more