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Reinventing taxis, part 1: A Q&A with Uber’s Northwest regional manager

Brooke Steiger, Uber’s Washington general manager.(Photo: M.Andersen/BikePortland) Portland is now one of just two major U.S. cities where you can’t hail a ride with either Uber or Lyft — and that’s something the car-summoning companies would, of course, love to change. The services essentially let anyone who passes their background checks become a paid cab … Read more

Editorial: The bicycle insurance gap and what we can do about it

Russ Willis(Photo © Elly Blue) Before moving to Portland and ditching his car, Russ Willis was a founding board member of the St. Louis Regional Bicycle Federation. Russ is the author of the blog, Taking the Lane and this is his first editorial for BikePortland. This is the third article in a three-part series on … Read more