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Metro, county team up to host regional forum on transportation safety

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 31st, 2021 at 4:09 pm

An empty bike lane on a multi-lane street full of drivers and cars.

Bike lane on SE Foster Road.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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New ‘Prescribe-a-Bike’ program teams with health clinics in north/northeast Portland

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 25th, 2021 at 10:48 am

One of the intended benefits of the program is to “foster social cohesion” among participants.
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Multnomah County Health report documents racial inequities on our streets

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 26th, 2021 at 10:14 am

A family bikes up North Williams Avenue in May 2020.
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Multnomah County offering ‘Black Transportation Academy’

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on October 19th, 2020 at 11:36 am

(Graphic: Multnomah County)

A federally funded program within Multnomah County’s health department is laser-focused on reducing health disparities between Black and white Portlanders. Among their offerings is a ‘Black Transportation Academy,’ a workshop that aims to get more of the county’s African-American and African immigrant/refugee populations involved in local and regional planning.

Instead of asking for feedback once transportation policies and projects are half-baked, the county wants more Black Portlanders involved in the cooking.
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