nails in bike lanes
Man nets big haul of nails and screws on a walk across the St. Johns Bridge
Imagine how many flats this guy prevented!
Commish Eudaly’s office works with police to solve “deliberate act” of nails in Interstate Ave bike lanes
No breakthroughs yet, but they’re on the case.
County now using magnetic sweeper to pick up tacks off Hawthorne Bridge path
After three weeks, fresh reports keep coming in.
Tacks on Hawthorne Bridge cause multiple flats
Someone apparently scattered thumbtacks across the westbound path of the Hawthorne Bridge crossing early Tuesday evening.
Left-side cycle track and more: PBOT unveils options for N Williams Ave
This drawing shows how the left-side cycle track idea would look just north of Broadway. (Note the left-side cycle track with a bike passing lane in the upper left.)(Image: PBOT/Alta Planning)
Riders report dozens of nails on Williams Ave bike lane (again)
Nails found on Williams Ave last night by reader Josh H. Several dozen roofing nails were strewn in the bike lane on North Williams Avenue last night. We’ve gotten three reports from readers so far and have confirmed three separate locations where nails were found. The development is troubling because this isn’t the first time … Read more
Letter to the Editor: Trouble in Corbett
Riding near Corbett is beautiful; but some locals would rather you didn’t.(Photo © J. Maus) A recent reader email shared an important perspective from another front in the battle for bike safety on rural roads. If you thought these issues were limited to Portland’s West Hills, rural Washington County, and Sauvie Island — think again. … Read more
$500 reward offered in Vancouver/Williams tack incidents
This tire and many others were flatted last week due to two separate tack incidents on the popular Vancouver/Williams bikeways.(Photo: @seniortrio/Twitter) A Portland resident concerned about the recent incidents of tacks being thrown into bikeways on N Williams and Vancouver Avenues, has announced a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction … Read more
Tacks move to Williams, claim several more victims
Small tacks continue to cause flat tires on a popular North Portland bike route.(Photos: Rob Story) When I reported about tacks in the bike lane on N. Vancouver Avenue last week, I hoped it was just an isolated incident. They could have even been — as one commenter suggested — debris from a construction site … Read more