Stop! Police will target Ladd Circle stop sign violators today

A stop sign at Ladd Circle.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Police Bureau is all set to do a targeted enforcement mission at Ladd Circle today. The action comes after they received complaints from area residents about people rolling through the stop signs. As regular readers of this site know, this issue has plagued road … Read more

Police enforcement at Ladd Circle, N Flint ruffles feathers once again

The scene at Flint/Broadway last week.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Once again, two of the city’s most infamous stop sign locations are being targeted by the Portland Police Bureau (PPB). This morning, and two other days this week, multiple motorcycle cops have stationed themselves at the intersections of N. Flint and Broadway and SE Ladd Ave … Read more

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Ladds stop sign ‘trip-wire’ incident garners headlines

Live at 11! A plastic wrap booby trap discovered at Ladds Circle!(Screen grab from KATU-TV) What started as a post to the Shift email list at 1:30 am yesterday morning has become the latest headline-grabbing story in Portland’s ongoing fascination with the “bikes versus cars” dichotomy. It started with this email from Lauren Hudgins:

Updated: Police target Ladds for educational mission

**See results and a statement about this morning’s enforcement mission from Captain Larry O’Dea below** Ladds Circle in Southeast Portland. Officers from the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division were out in force this morning in the Ladds Circle area of Southeast Portland. This area, which is a traffic circle ringed by streets with stop signs, … Read more