Two months before his 80th birthday, volunteer architect Jim Howell has designed his first transportation concept that features bikes.
TriMet released this image of the man who was hit and the operator who came to his aid. A man posted on Reddit this morning about his harrowing experience of being struck by a MAX train. He said it happened at a station somewhere near the northeast Portland/Gresham border and that his use of headphones … Read more
Well known local rider, bike advocate, and lawyer Mark Ginsberg collided with a MAX train while crossing E. Burnside in January 2011.(Photo © J. Maus) The intersection of E Burnside, 97th Ave, and the I-205 multi-use path seems to have a worse safety record than I first realized. It’s more dangerous than I realized when … Read more
At about 2:20 this afternoon, a woman attempting to cross E Burnside on SE 181st Avenue was hit by a MAX train. The woman remained conscious at the scene and sustained non life-threatening injuries (a possible broken leg). According TriMet spokesperson Bekki Witt, they believe the woman on the bicycle was heading southbound when she … Read more
[NOTE: For some reason, the comments on this post were not available when it was first published earlier today (9/30). I’ve re-published it and moved it up on the page to give folks another chance to comment. — Editor] One of two “bike trains” operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority.(Photo by captaindisko/Flickr)