A $206 million project that will improve service on TriMet’s Red light rail line will also come with significant benefits to bicycle riders. The “Better Red” project will extend the Red Line further west in Washington County; but what we’re watching closely is how the improvements will impact the I-205 path in east Portland. According … Read more
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.
A bike path leads directly to the bike parking at PDX.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Port of Portland wants your feedback on bicycling in and around the Portland International Airport (PDX). They’re hosting an open house next week (3/19) to share information and hear your thoughts on existing facilities and what they can improve on … Read more
“It’s just friendly nod to the Portland biking community – which several of our employees belong to.”— Tom LaBonty, Southwest Airlines employee We all heard the big news back in April when Frontier Airlines removed the flat fee for checked bicycles. Long before that, we’d floated the idea of having Portland International Airport (PDX) become … Read more
Riding in other cities can be fun and fascinating — like this ride in Baltimore.(Photo © Elly Blue) The holiday travel season is coming up. If you’re leaving Portland, maybe you’ve thought about bringing your bike along for the trip this time. A bike doesn’t make sense for every trip or every destination. But if … Read more
Loaner bikes await guests at the new Aloft hotel near the airport.(Photo: Aloft) Portland is fortunate to have a bike-accessible (and friendly) airport just a few miles out of town. It’s a good thing too, because there are also growing number of people who bike there to catch a flight. We also get our share … Read more
“I know she wasn’t responsible [for the fee], but I was still tempted to ask her, ‘how much are you charging for golf clubs again?’”— Slate Olson, upon being told his bike would cost $175 each way On Wednesday, May 20th, Portlander Slate Olson was headed to Washington D.C. on a business trip when a … Read more