Oregon Active Transportation Summit
This annual event (originally started in 2006 as the Oregon Bicycle Tourism Summit) brings together policymakers, advocates and citizen activists to learn, network, and actively lobby the state legislature to improve bicycling, walking and public transit.
Active Transportation Summit dispatch: Vision Zero and the myth of freight
The summit kicked off with talk of reforming government, freight myths, and street safety.
2016 Active Transportation Summit will tackle freight, housing, the Gorge and more
Once a year, Portland’s biking, walking, transit and public-space wonks gather.
Portland’s joyfully nerdy new Multimodal Singers quartet brings poetry to motion
The group of four architects writes, composes and sings about the merits of biking, walking and riding mass transit.
Weak links: City finds traffic hot spots on neighborhood greenway system
The city’s bicycle coordinator described inner SE and NW as “a real problem area” for neighborhood greenways.
Q&A: NYC’s top biking advocate wants you to talk more about death
“The best way to be a successful bike advocate is to be a successful Vision Zero advocate.”
Q&A: Melissa Wells on everyone’s stake in transportation equity
Melissa Wells on why equity matters in transportation.
Reflective clothing mandate, other bike bills up for hearing in Oregon house – UPDATED
Oregon’s biggest legislative session for bike-related issues in years will come to its first peak on Monday, but many biking advocates have a prior engagement.
NYC and DC advocates top the agenda at Oregon Active Transportation Summit
Earlybird registration ends next week.
Lessons for Portland transportation from the Beijing subway
How easy is Portland’s transportation system to use, really?
As a low-car generation rises, youth organizers step up transportation activism
Few Portlanders rely more on low-car transportation than teens. Some are getting more sophisticated in advocating for better public transit, biking and walking.
Are parking permits a solution to neighborhood parking wars?
As the city’s transportation director hints that Portland should stop giving away so much of its on-street parking space for free, a local parking expert is floating one way to do it.