Yes I realize I’ve already covered the new bike lanes on Lombard; but I feel like this video gives you another important perspective on what they are like. Have you ridden them yet? Are the new lanes enough for you to make this part of your personal bike network? Or will you stick to the … Read more
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has completed a $16.5 million project on N Lombard Avenue that reduced space for driving and added a buffered, unprotected bike lane. The Lombard Multimodal Safety Project stretches about 1.2 miles from N Fiske (west of Columbia Park) to N Delaware. In addition to new bike lanes the project … Read more
It’s time to share feedback on a project that aims to make North Lombard safer through the Kenton neighborhood. As we’ve reported, the Oregon Department of Transportation has already heard plenty of feedback on their Lombard Multimodal Safety Project from businesses and freight interests. Now it’s time for you to take a closer look at … Read more
Last week I got one of those emails I dread: Proposed bike lanes could be in jeopardy because a business group is making a fuss about parking removal. Making matters worse was that the project in question was Oregon Department of Transportation’s Lombard Safety Project, which we know is giving major heartburn to the City … Read more
“You’ve got a major freight street here, and again, major freight streets are being turned into multimodal parkways. I don’t understand that.”— Portland Freight Committee member
A project on North Lombard Street that aims to reduce driving access and the injuries and crashes that come with it, will now include upgrades to a key intersection.