ne halsey

PBOT lowers speed limit on outer Halsey, will break ground on safety updates this month

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 13th, 2021 at 12:52 pm

NE Halsey looking east toward 122nd.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Greenway and bike lanes coming to 60th Avenue corridor

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 1st, 2021 at 6:31 am

PBOT will remove all on-street parking on this section of 60th to make room for buffered bike lanes.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is poised to install bike lanes on a key section of Northeast 60th Avenue and create a neighborhood greenway in the Rose City Park neighborhood south of Alameda Ridge.

The changes are coming as part of PBOT’s $9.5 million 60th and Halsey Area Improvement Project. Last month, the city announced changes on the project website that funding cuts would delay some of the bike-related updates. The project website states that, “this project will no longer include bike improvements as part of the 60s Bikeway from SE Davis Street to NE Sacramento Street.” That announcement led to speculation online that all the project’s bike facilities would be cut.

I followed up with PBOT Communications Director John Brady for clarification, and it turns out the news isn’t as bad as it appears.[Read more…]

Two people were killed in traffic collisions over the weekend

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 2nd, 2020 at 11:30 am

Powell is an ODOT-owned arterial.

Portland Police responded to two fatal collisions Saturday night within about three hours of each other. The deaths push Portland’s yearly total to 10, that’s twice as many as we had last year at this time.[Read more…]

Guest Article: The Tabor Trail (60s Bikeway) and a safer NE Halsey

Avatar by on June 13th, 2019 at 10:20 am

A good spot for a bicycle lift? (Graphic: Terry Dublinksi-Milton)

Terry Dublinksi-Milton is a Portland resident and dedicated neighborhood activist and transportation reformer. Last summer we shared his call to create an active transportation network in southeast.

I have worked on and critiqued multiple bikeways over the years and though a smaller bike project than many, I have a personal attachment to the NE 60th and Halsey Improvement project. This project is in my neighborhood of fifteen years and has its own history nearly as long.

That’s why it’s so important for me to get it right. Before I share my concerns on the project and feedback for how to make it better. Here’s a brief look in the rear-view mirror…[Read more…]

PBOT begins design of 60s bikeway through North Tabor, Rose City Park neighborhoods

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 7th, 2019 at 12:20 pm

Proposed design of NE Halsey crossing between 61st and 62nd.

A 1.5 mile stretch of a north-south bikeway along the 60s will be built next fall and the Portland Bureau of Transportation is looking for your feedback on the design.
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