A new pair of buffered bike lanes across Lombard Street in Northeast Portland will improve both work and fun trips to the Columbia River area this summer.
Corner of 15th and Killingsworth. Residents of the Vernon Neighborhood in northeast Portland are organizing opposition to a proposed 7-Eleven at the corner of NE Killingsworth and 15th (map). Among their list of concerns about the potential store are how it would impact traffic safety — particularly among people walking and biking. In a newsletter … Read more
Event Name: Bikes & Beer at the Organic Brewers Festival Event Date: June 24-26, 2011 Start Time: 12:00:00 PM Web Site: http://washingtoncountybikes.org/events Event Description: Give us 3 hours watching over bikes and we’ll give you chips and a mug for free beer at the 7th Annual Organic Brewers Festival at Overlook Park in Portland. Running … Read more
The new cycle track on Cully, part of a large-scale road reconstruction project, is now complete.(Photos/video © J. Maus) As strange as it may sound, Cully Boulevard in outer Northeast Portland is now home to the most significant piece of bike infrastructure in our city. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has just completed a … 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
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)