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Man and six-year-old son injured in crash crossing NE 33rd on a neighborhood greenway

Avatar by on July 17th, 2018 at 11:46 am

A sight you hope to never see.
(Photo: Josh Ross)

The Going Neighborhood Greenway is one of the busiest and arguably best example of a family-friendly cycling street we have in Portland. That’s why what happened to Josh Ross and his six-year-old son on Saturday matters.
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Ray Thomas on the unintended consequences of “ambiguous intersections”

Avatar by on August 29th, 2012 at 1:36 pm

What you see driving north on MLK Jr. Blvd at NE Going Street.

Noted local lawyer, bike law expert, and veteran advocate Ray Thomas has penned a new article about what he feels is a safety issue at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (MLK) and N Going Street. Thomas is known for his writing and has published a number of articles on legal topics. He usually doesn’t write about intersection design, but he has made an exception this time.[Read more…]

City puts marketing muscle behind marquee bike boulevard

Avatar by on May 24th, 2012 at 3:20 pm

Detail from a PBOT mailer sent to people who live near the Going Street Neighborhood Greenway.

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Going Street bike boulevard gets crossing help with new median

Avatar by on November 17th, 2011 at 4:23 pm

The new median on NE 15th at Going.
(Photos: Charles Powne)

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First look: Going Street bike boulevard gets two-way cycle track at 33rd

Avatar by on October 9th, 2010 at 10:21 pm

Riding north on Going Street on the new two-way cycle track.
– Video and slideshow below-
(Photos © J. Maus)

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The Going gets easier at MLK

Avatar by on March 22nd, 2010 at 11:05 am

Going bike boulevard at MLK Jr. Blvd-2

MLK at Going looks a lot different now.
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(Photos © J. Maus)

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation is moving forward on their Going Street Bicycle Boulevard project.

One of the centerpieces of the estimated $250,000 project is the crossing of MLK Jr. Blvd. For the uninitiated, MLK is a major north-south arterial that’s technically a state highway (99E). That means it handles a lot of fast motor vehicle traffic and because it is so unpleasant to cross in many places it acts as a de facto barrier between neighborhoods.
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Neighborhood support grows for Going St. bike boulevard

Avatar by on November 19th, 2008 at 8:41 am

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A banner for the BTA’s campaign seen
at an event this summer.
(Photos © J. Maus)

Back in August, the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) announced that Going Street would be the focus of their first major effort to create a new bike boulevard in Portland.

Since then, BTA staffer Emily Gardner has been busy shoring up neighborhood support for the “Let’s Get Going!” project. A few days ago she updated us on her progress.
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