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County closes carfree path onto the Hawthorne Bridge

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on October 25th, 2016 at 5:22 pm

I didn't even get a chance to say goodbye.

It was nice while it lasted. This carfree onramp to the Hawthorne has been closed.

I cherish every inch of carfree infrastructure downtown. It’s such a rarity when biking around the central city to be able to take a deep breath and not worry about any other vehicles — even if only for a few seconds.

That’s why I’m a bit sad that we can no longer bike on the ramp that goes from southbound Naito Parkway up to the Hawthorne Bridge eastbound.
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County’s new courthouse could bring a raised bike lane to SW Madison

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 19th, 2016 at 9:52 am

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View of the new courthouse looking eastbound from SW 1st Avenue. Madison is on the left.
(Image: Multnomah County)

Multnomah County is planning a new central courthouse to replace the 100-year-old building they currently use on SW 4th Avenue — and it could come with a raised bike lane.
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