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The Malecón in La Paz, Mexico is the public space Portlanders dream about

Avatar by on January 17th, 2020 at 3:52 pm

Better than Better Naito.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

I try to not think about work while on vacation, but I couldn’t help think of Better Naito and Waterfront Park while I was in La Paz, Mexico with family over winter break. The reason? A dreamy piece of public space known as the Malecón.[Read more…]

A few images from a week in Baja California Sur

Avatar by on January 24th, 2019 at 1:09 pm

Two-way protected bikeway on Calle Blvd Antonio Mijares in San Jose del Cabo.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

I’m just back from my first-ever trip to Baja California Sur. I was not there for work; but I did manage to snap a few photos of people on bikes and various infrastructure and street scenes.

My significant other Juli (the one whose grace and patience has allowed me to work on this blog for the past 13 years) and I split our week between Todos Santos and Los Cabos. The southern tip of Baja is a fantastic place and I highly recommend visiting. I can’t believe I’ve lived half of my life and am just now discovering this part of the world!

Before I jump back into the news and our other offerings, I have a few images that I thought some of you might appreciate…
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Photo Focus: Memories of Guadalajara

Avatar by on February 7th, 2011 at 10:53 am

There’s an exciting mix of old and new on the streets of Guadalajara.
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(Photos © J. Maus)

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Guest Article: Lessons from Guadalajara – Our Sister City

Avatar by on November 2nd, 2010 at 10:02 am

[This story is by Portlander Ryan Hashagen (owner of Portland Pedalworks), who is traveling through Latin America for business and to investigate cycling culture, infrastructure and policies.]

Guadalajara’s Via Recreativa (like our Sunday Parkways) occurs every week and attracts 150,000 people.
(Photo © Ryan H.)

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On Sundays, Guadalajara es para todos

Avatar by on February 17th, 2009 at 12:49 pm

Without cars, Guadalajara’s streets become filled with life.
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(Photos © J. Maus)

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Pedaling down Guadalajara’s first cycle track

Avatar by on February 13th, 2009 at 6:47 pm

Guadalajara’s first cycle track runs for 5km on each side of Avenida Federalismo.
(Photos © J. Maus)

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Bike-spotting in Guadalajara

Avatar by on February 10th, 2009 at 11:32 pm

A hard-working (and pedaling) Tapatio makes his way through the streets of Old Guadalajara.
(Photos © J. Maus)

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Headed to Guadalajara to meet my sister city

Avatar by on February 4th, 2009 at 12:12 pm

How’s this for last-minute plans?

John Cardenas, president of the Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association (PGSCA), asked me last week if I’d like to join them on an upcoming trip to Guadalajara. They’re leaving Tuesday of next week and one of the agenda items for the trip is to share information about bikes in Portland.[Read more…]