City drafts new ‘Project Evaluation Method’ for Forest Park

The City’s new evaluation tool could have wide-reaching impact on the future of bicycle accessin Forest Park.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The City of Portland’s Parks & Recreation bureau recently unveiled a draft document that could act as their guide to the future of how Forest Park is used. The goal of the new Forest Park … Read more

Forest Park activists to City Council: “Wilderness” at risk and biker crackdown needed

Marcy Houle testified to City Council that Forest Park’s “wilderness values” are at risk. Just 16 days after Commissioner Amanda Fritz was put in charge of the Parks Bureau, people who are opposed to improving bicycle access in Forest Park have begun to pressure her to crack down on illegal riding and limit any policy … Read more

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Forest Park advocate Marcy Houle to speak at PDX Ecologists meeting

Marcy Houle, the author and activist who has been actively opposing trail access for people on bikes in Forest Park will speak to PDX Ecologists Unite this Thursday evening (4/18). The talk will focus on Forest Park’s history as well as “the challenges that lie ahead.” The issue of mountain bikes in Forest Park will … Read more