Six lessons for Portland from the League’s new ‘Women Bike’ report

Common, but not quite common enough.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Even in Portland, people who really ought to know better (links to FB) still claim now and then that biking is a thing for young dudes. Still, in a town where only 31 percent of people on bikes tend to be female (it’s about 25 percent … Read more

Bicycle count report uncovers interesting stats

[Download the report]PDF, 255K Roger Geller — PDOT‘s bicycle coordinator — has just released a 21-page report that details the “significant findings and analysis” of the 2006 bicycle counts. Last summer, 53 volunteers fanned out across the entire metro area and conducted 73 distinct counts at 56 locations. Their findings, which are presented in both … Read more