Pretty much every time people are treated to urban space that’s free from motor vehicles, they embrace it and want to make it last forever. That appears to be what’s happening on Southwest Montgomery between 6th and Broadway.
Even where it isn’t blocked, Naito’s existing goatpath often spills over during festivals.(Photo: M.Andersen/BikePortland) A week after Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick’s office called out Naito Parkway for failing to provide “a minimum level of safety for the traveling public” along Waterfront Park, other central-city institutions are weighing in.
Check out the info below on the 4th annual summit, which takes place on September 10th: The Oregon Transportation Summit is back for a fourth year! This unique conference, produced in partnership by OTREC, WTS, ITE and APA, brings together academic and practicing transportation professionals from throughout Oregon. The twin goals of the Summit are … Read more
Event Name: Capital Bikeshare Lessons Learned Event Start Date: 8 April 2011 Start Time: 3:00:00 PM Event Description: We’re pleased to announce that Gabe Klein, former Director of the Washington DC Dept. of Transportation, will be in town Friday April 8th, along with Alison Cohen, President of Alta Bicycle Share, Inc., which operates Capital Bike … Read more
200,000 people have signed up since last year.(Photos © J. Maus) The National Bike Summit doesn’t officially kick off until tonight; but there’s already been several bits of news to leak out of D.C. Check out the roundup below… Portland State named “Silver” bike-friendly university The League of American Bicyclists just announced their first-ever recipients … Read more
“Working well” says PSU evaluation.(Photos © J. Maus) Researchers at Portland State University have completed an evaluation of Portland’s cycle track on SW Broadway and buffered bike lanes on SW Stark and Oak. The analysis, prepared for the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), shows that both of the bikeway types are “working well,” but PSU … Read more
Over 2,000 bike parking spots are justone reason it’s easy to ride to PSU.(Photos © J. Maus) Portland State University’s location, facilities, and policies to promote options to driving alone are paying off. A survey released last week shows that three in four students and employees at the campus get there without a car. A … Read more
The PSU Cycling Team.(Photo: PSU Cycling 2010 is set to be another banner year for the Portland State University Cycling Club. In 2008, team member Anita Dilles represented PSU at the Collegiate Track Nationals and in 2009, Amelia Bjesse-Puffin made two appearances on the podium. These successes on the track, along with their involvement off … Read more
Bikes parked outside PSU’s Smith Student Union.(Photo © J. Maus) Word from our friends at the Portland State University Bicycle Advocacy Collective (PSUBAC) is that they’re kicking off 2010 with free ‘Breakfast for Bikers’ every day this week. From 9:00 to 11:00 am, you’ll be treated to pastries, coffee and other snacks: All you have … Read more