Tour of Tomorrow will put policymakers in the saddle

Vancouver Mayor Royce Pollard and Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder on last year’s ride.(File photo) For the third year, a who’s-who list of regional bigwigs and policy makers from Portland and Vancouver will escape from their cubicles for an up-close look at the highs-and-lows of our regional bikeway network. The “Visionaries Voyage” was the brainchild of … Read more

Velo visionaries gather for two state tour

[Jonathan Nicholasemceed the event.] Last Friday over 100 bigwigs assembled at PDX Airport for the second annual “policymakers ride”. Organized by Cycle Oregon, the idea behind this invite-only affair was to bring together a high-powered group of bureaucrats, planners, advocates, and politicians to experience the highs and lows of our regional bikeway network first-hand. Why … Read more