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Planning Commission members question PBOT’s Hawthorne bike lane decision

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 24th, 2021 at 12:19 pm

(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

There was a notable debate at the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission meeting Tuesday night on a topic near and dear to our hearts: the Portland transportation bureau’s recent decision to re-stripe Hawthorne Boulevard without bike lanes.[Read more…]

Interview: PBOT Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty on the Hawthorne decision, traffic enforcement, and a whole lot more

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 19th, 2021 at 11:38 am

(Photo: City of Portand)

I spoke to Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty on the phone last Friday. We covered a lot of ground. The interview below has been slightly edited for clarity and brevity.[Read more…]

PBOT staff face Bicycle Advisory Committee hours after saying ‘no’ to bike lanes on Hawthorne

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 10th, 2021 at 12:23 pm

Looking east on Hawthorne near 35th.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Portland’s Bicycle Advisory Committee was supposed to discuss which type of bike lanes would work best on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard at their monthly meeting Tuesday night. Instead of an optimistic strategy session that might have ended with a letter from the group with a bike lane recommendation, the discussion was punctuated by frustration and anger as news sunk in that there would be no bike lanes on Hawthorne at all. [Read more…]

A closer look at how PBOT will reconfigure Hawthorne Blvd

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 9th, 2021 at 3:41 pm

(From SE Hawthorne Pave and Paint Decision Report – PBOT)[Read more…]

PBOT will reconfigure Hawthorne Blvd without adding bike lanes

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 9th, 2021 at 10:33 am

The new configuration aims to calm the street and make it easier to cross.
(Source: PBOT)

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24 years ago: A push for bike lanes and a more ‘people-focused’ Hawthorne Boulevard

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 9th, 2021 at 10:26 am

Article from The Oregonian on October 25th, 2000. (Special thanks to Doug Klotz)

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Opinion: A chance to seize our vision on Hawthorne

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 5th, 2021 at 12:30 pm

There’s plenty of room, we are just using it the wrong way.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Portland has a rare opportunity to create space for cycling on a dense, commercial section of Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard. We cannot afford to miss it. [Read more…]

Support builds for bike lanes on Hawthorne as community awaits key report from PBOT

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 2nd, 2021 at 11:06 am

Healthier Hawthorne has taken over the windows of Starbucks at SE 37th.
(Photo: Zach Katz/Healthier Hawthorne)

A grassroots campaign to build support for protected bike lanes on Southeast Hawthorne Blvd has reached a fever pitch ahead of an expected release of a design recommendation by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. [Read more…]

After feedback, PBOT will consider bike lane hybrid option on Hawthorne Blvd

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 30th, 2020 at 1:33 pm

A mixing zone like this one on SE Foster at 82nd could be the key to fitting bike lanes on Hawthorne Blvd.

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PBOT: Bike lanes on Hawthorne would be bad for climate change, racial equity

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 1st, 2020 at 11:35 am

PBOT is concerned about how these bike lanes might impact transit and racial equity.

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