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Good news: ODOT will stripe bike lane at dangerous Lombard/42nd Avenue gap

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 16th, 2021 at 12:38 pm

View westbound on Lombard under 42nd Avenue overpass. The white line in the foreground is end of bike lane.

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New 42nd Avenue bridge (with multi-use paths) over Lombard is ‘ready to go’

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 4th, 2021 at 11:46 am

Bike riders currently share the bridge lane with drivers going 35 mph or more.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Bikeways at overpasses: Utrecht vs. Portland

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 22nd, 2013 at 10:57 am

A photo shared on Twitter the other day by London-based bicycling advocate and blogger Mark Treasure threw the differences between us and the Dutch into stark relief.

Mark pointed out how road designers in Utrecht (in the Netherlands) handled a situation where a road and its bicycle paths went under an overpass. The photo showed clearly how the quality and width of the bike paths were maintained — while the roadway was narrowed.

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