Hooray! There’s a new (albeit very small) section of bike path along Marine Drive, and Congressman Earl Blumenauer will help inaugurate it next Tuesday.
Marine Drive and its adjacent mulit-use path along the Columbia River is a popular place to ride; but tighter federal levee regulations might impact future access.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)
A treatment like this one on NE Couch near the Burnside Bridge, might be coming to Marine Drive.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Earlier this week, I shared that the Bureau of Transportation was considering the installation of rumble strips out on NE Marine Drive. Citing stats that show a higher than average amount of “lane departure” … Read more
Ready to rumble?(Photo: Missouri DOT) As part of their ongoing High Crash Corridors program, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is considering installing rumble strips on NE Marine Drive. PBOT bicycle projects staffer Jeff Smith is currently looking for feedback on the plan. Since Marine Drive is a very popular route for weekend riders and … Read more
The bike/car collision this morning on NE Marine Drive happened in a location where Metro owns an easement for a future trail that would place the bikeway off the main road. In a rare blend of advocacy and communications, Metro has posted a story on their website about the crash, saying that the collision, “highlights … Read more
Now just an on-street bike lane, the Staples donation will make it easier for Metro to complete the pathway. Metro announced today that office supply company Staples Inc. has donated the easement rights for future development of the Marine Drive trail. Staples owns a distribution center that backs up against Marine Drive just east of … Read more