neighborhood greenways

Portland’s ‘Go By Greenways’ game is a fun excuse for a ride

Avatar by on November 24th, 2020 at 3:14 pm

Something fun to do on the holiday break.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Neighborhood greenway status report calls for more diversion and traffic calming

Avatar by on November 18th, 2020 at 12:28 pm

Map shows 25 locations where PBOT wants to install more robust car driver diverters.
(Source: PBOT Neighborhood Greenways 2020 Status Report – edited slightly to add yellow circles for better visibility)

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PBOT needs your local knowledge for two key northeast Portland projects

Avatar by on November 13th, 2020 at 3:00 pm

PBOT’s proposal for the 70s Greenway would create a carfree lane through Rose City Golf Course.

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Portland teams with hip-hop dancers to promote new greenway routes

Avatar by on November 2nd, 2020 at 4:17 pm

Soulja Hostile, aka Tyrell Sanders, doing the Greenway Shuffle.
(Screen grab from PBOT video)

Streets are not truly safe until you can break dance in them.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is reaching deep into its bag of tricks to promote cycling on their 25 miles of new neighborhood greenways east of I-205.

Over the summer they gamified the new routes with a Go By Greenways game that awarded prizes for people who found keywords posted on Zebra-themed flyers. While working on that game, they met the owners of Hip Hop Soulsation Academy, a local business that teaches hip-hop, freestyle, and contemporary dance just a few blocks from the new HOP (Hollady-Oregon-Pacific) Greenway. [Read more…]

Taking a ride on east Portland’s new neighborhood greenways

Avatar by on September 3rd, 2020 at 4:40 pm

This two-way protected bike lane on Division is part of new 130s Neighborhood Greenway.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Greenway upgrades will connect Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood to Springwater path

Avatar by on August 25th, 2020 at 10:53 am

A new paved path is coming to this gravel section of SE 87th to open up a connection to the Springwater Corridor, currently hidden behind those bushes.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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A dispatch from NE Going Street, where people rule and cars are guests

Avatar by on May 26th, 2020 at 12:16 pm

Going Street has responded well to pandemic conditions. (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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First Look: Big changes to key crossing of NE Tillamook at 21st

Avatar by on February 20th, 2020 at 12:45 pm

View eastbound on NE Tillamook at 21st.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

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South Tabor residents push for fixes that would ‘Solve Woodward’

Avatar by on October 14th, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Conditions on the SE Woodward Street neighborhood greenway between 60th and 62nd.
(Photo: South Tabor N’hood Association)

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PBOT touts ‘significant success’ of traffic calming project on Lincoln-Harrison

Avatar by on September 4th, 2019 at 1:53 pm

This diverter and lane reconfiguration at SE 30th and Lincoln/Harrison is part of the project.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

The City of Portland has released the first batch of traffic analysis data for one of their most contentious projects in years and the numbers look good if you’re a fan of safer streets.
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