in the South Waterfront District as seen
from the Aerial Tram.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is often featured on this blog for their bike-sensitive projects and programs. We’ve shared OHSU’s sophisticated encouragement methods used in their Bike Incentive Program, how they are incorporating bicycle use into new buildings, how they’ve contributed important academic research about bicycling, and so on. But it wasn’t always that way.
A scan of our archives show that the institution has taken an awesome trajectory from our first report on them in 2006 when we shared rumblings from staff and students that school brass didn’t respect bicycling.
My how things have changed (at least for folks who use the tram).
In their latest effort to do everything they can to make biking easy and convenient for their thousands of faculty and staff, OHSU (which has a “Gold Bike Friendly Business” rating from the League of American Bicyclists) has renewed a lease with a bike shop that is open for business under the west side of the Aerial Tram, they’ve added even more bike parking, and they’ve expanded their bike valet service. I paid the shop a visit last week to find out more…