There’s no street parking on Sandy, so removing parking from 28th would require some of the bar’s customers to walk a block or two, perhaps further.
A spoof movie trailer making the local Internet rounds today has transportation wonks crying with laughter. The trailer is for a film dubbed “Sandy Blvd.” and the premise is simple: “Sandy is the worst F#$%I* street ever!” If you watch the clip below at work, just be forewarned there is a lot of profanity.
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
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
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
Despite being dominated by cars and offering no dedicated bike access, many Portlanders choose to ride on NE Sandy Blvd. for the same reasons people like to drive on it — because it’s the most direct and efficient route into the Hollywood District and downtown.(Photos © J. Maus)