With lawsuit dismissed, Timberline will break ground on new bike park this summer
The permit was first approved over five years ago.
The Ride: Pedaling from Portland to Hood River
A century filled with dreamy backroads and views of Mt. Hood.
Guest article: From Portland to Timberline Lodge via transit and two wheels
Two childhood friends rekindled their adventure-biking spirits with a ride from Portland to Timberline Lodge.
Bus service, advocacy group are latest signs of cycling boom in Mt. Hood area
The latest bicycling and bike tourism hot-spot is Sandy and the small communities around Mt. Hood. Now with a bike-friendly bus service and fledgling bike and pedestrian coalition, even more positive change is afoot.
ODOT plan will bring better bike access to Mt. Hood area
Highway 26 through Rhododendron.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Reacting (in part) to the desires of more than 2,200 survey respondents, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is poised to implement several projects in the Mt. Hood area that will improve bicycling access. As we reported back in August, wider shoulders on Highway 26 and Highway 35 … Read more
Want wider shoulders on Hwy 26? ODOT seeks feedback on Mt. Hood area projects
ODOT has created an interactive map of the projects. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has revealed their list of projects that could get funding through their Mt. Hood Multimodal Transportation Plan (MHMTP). Along with the list is an online survey where you can tell them which of the 40 projects you think are most … Read more
ODOT wants your thoughts on Mt. Hood travel options
Mt. Hood could use more travel options.(Photo: ODOT) The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has released an online survey that seeks input to inform their Mt. Hood Multimodal Transportation Plan. As reported back in March, ODOT wants to make it easier and safer to bike, walk, and hop on a bus around Government Camp, Timberline … Read more
Rhododendron to Sandy Ridge: An off-highway adventure
On a bike trail between Rhododendron and Lolo Pass Rd.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Last weekend I had the good fortune to spend a few nights in a friends’ cabin in Rhododendron, a sweet little community about 20 miles toward Mt. Hood from the town of Sandy. I brought my mountain bike along with hopes of … Read more
ODOT plans for a more multimodal Mt. Hood
Highway 26 through Rhododendron.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) knows that if Mt. Hood is to remain a popular recreation destination there’s got to be a better way to get up there than driving in a car. Highways that connect to Mt. Hood are becoming magnets for congestion and crashes, so … Read more