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Portland files suit against U.S. government, crews move fence out of downtown bike lane

Avatar by on October 16th, 2020 at 11:00 am

Crews moving the fence Friday morning.
(Photo: Iain Mackenzie)

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New video shows vehicular assault during Trump cruise rally

Avatar by on October 8th, 2020 at 2:49 pm

A man and his bike in the crosswalk of SW 13th just before he was rammed by the driver.
(Still from video by Kenya Robinson/YouTube)

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Bicycle riders ensnared by police and Proud Boys during weekend protests

Avatar by on September 29th, 2020 at 2:53 pm

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Portland Police ended Critical Mass. They should do the same to the Trump caravan

Avatar by on September 4th, 2020 at 3:25 pm

Critical Mass participants being arrested in downtown Portland in April 2006.
(Photos: Kerrke Yu / Indymedia)

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Victim of collision during pro-Trump ‘cruise rally’ seeks witnesses

Avatar by on September 3rd, 2020 at 9:56 am

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Opinion: Making space for the protests and the issues behind them

Avatar by on July 23rd, 2020 at 6:33 pm

At last night’s protest this man shared his story about his grandparents living in Vanport (which he said was “just like Katrina”), growing up in now-gentrified northeast Portland, and how apartments near his old home rent for $2,000 a month.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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PBOT defends bike lane, says federal wall on SW Main is illegal and must be removed

Avatar by on July 23rd, 2020 at 5:49 pm

(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

The Portland Bureau of Transportation says a metal fence and concrete barriers installed around the Federal Courthouse yesterday are illegal and they’ve sent a cease and desist letter to the United States General Services Administration demanding that it be removed.

As we reported Wednesday, the unpermitted fence blocks an entire lane on Southwest Main Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue — a section PBOT said in a statement is, “One of the busiest bike routes in the United States.”

“The City Attorney’s Office offered legal guidance that the installation blocking the bike lane and other parts of the public right of way are violations of City Code and Transportation Administrative Rules designed to protect the safety of the traveling public,” a PBOT statement said.[Read more…]

Feds erect wall on city-owned street, blocking travel lane on SW Main

Avatar by on July 22nd, 2020 at 4:56 pm

(The fence completely blocks a travel lane on SW Main and partially blocks a lane on SW 3rd. Photos by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)[Read more…]

Three days of resistance and a fight for our streets

Avatar by on July 20th, 2020 at 4:44 pm

The presence of federal troops in Portland has galvanized Portlanders and there’s been a resurgence of protests at the Justice Center.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Person thrown to the ground and arrested while biking on SW 4th Avenue

Avatar by on July 16th, 2020 at 10:21 am

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