After six years of promising to fix one of the most persistent chinks in downtown’s bike lane grid, city planners have a new plan to link the bike lanes north and south of the Steel Bridge on the Naito Parkway.
Existing tracks that cross Naito.(Photo: Google Streetview) Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) started on a project this morning to repair their tracks on NW Naito Parkway just north of the Steel Bridge. The existing tracks have large gaps between them that make for a bumpy and jarring experience for people riding bicycles. Yesterday’s announcement didn’t share … Read more
A plan to make N. Rosa Parks Way safer for bicycling has been in the works since April 2008.(Photos © J. Maus) As part of my daily work here at BikePortland, I track a lot of projects. The other day, prompted by a question from reader Jessica Roberts, I began to think about all the … Read more
PBOT plan drawings for bike and ped improvements to NW Naito Parkway under Steel Bridge. Big changes are coming to what is currently a very unfriendly intersection for anyone that’s not in a car. The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation recently received the final bit of funding for a $408,000 project that should drastically … Read more
[Updated 10/10, 10:24am] “There was quite an outcry from the cycling community, so PDOT engineers came up with a design that would allow bike lanes.”–From meeting minutes of the Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee At the Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting last night, committee Chair Mark Ginsberg confirmed that PDOT work crews will hope to soon … Read more
Detail from Bike Master Plan Ride Map. (Download PDF of map) Remember that glaring gap on the Naito Parkway bike lane I pointed out a few weeks ago? Well, it looks like we might see a fix soon.