For people biking, Portland is clearly the most dangerous of the four cities recognized as the nation’s bike-friendliest.
Priceless branding.(Photo: J.Maus/BikePortland) Biking has been a big part of the brand identity that has made Portland a come-from-behind economic success over the last 20 years. But now that prosperity has arrived, at least for some Portlanders, where’s the love? And if it’s missing, do people who function as “props” in Portland’s triumphant narrative have … Read more
Boulder, Colorado has joined Portland and Davis, California as the only cities to have achieved the League of American Bicyclists highest rating for bike-friendliness. The League announced Boulder’s “Platinum” Bicycle Friendly Community award last week. Here’s a quote from League director Andy Clarke: “Boulder well deserves the platinum designation because they are actually delivering the … Read more