ODOT project will add bike lanes to NE Sandy Blvd in east Portland

A one-mile stretch of NE Sandy Blvd will get rebuilt with bike lanes and a new sidewalk thanks to a $3.8 million ODOT project. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is set to stripe new bike lanes on a one-mile section of NE Sandy Blvd from NE 122nd Avenue to NE 141st in east Portland. … Read more

Follow-up: No ‘Bikes in Roadway’ signage for Sandy Blvd

PBOT says ‘Bikes in Roadway’ signs aren’t the right approach for Sandy.(Photo © J. Maus) Remember our story last week about NE Sandy Blvd? We shared the experience of riding on that large arterial street through the eyes of Esther Harlow. Despite a lack of comfortable bike access, many people like Harlow prefer riding on … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Solutions for Sandy

Sandy Blvd as it appears in the Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030.(Thin orange lines are “City Bikeways”) Given the existing bicycling environment on NE Sandy Boulevard, you might be surprised to learn that the street officially classified as a “City Bikeway.” Here’s how the Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030 (section 2.3.3), defines City Bikeways: “They … Read more