“The purpose of Memorial Day and a cemetery is for remembrance… for safety reasons we must exclude cyclists.”— Rachel Essig, River View Cemetery executive director
In case you forgot (we mentioned it back in March), the annual Memorial Day closure of River View Cemetery starts tomorrow (5/25) and runs through Monday (5/27). This closure is done to maintain calm and order on the streets through the cemetery on their busiest weekend of the year.
Take note: Six week closure coming soon.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) A popular bicycle route through River View Cemetery is set to close on August 12th and not re-open until September 27th. Multnomah County officials sent out the traffic alert today, saying the closure is necessary so construction crews can build the new entrance to the … Read more
Through this gate is a somber and spiritual place — that also happens to be a very popular and important bike route.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) River View Cemetery, perched in lush green hills above the Willamette River just south of downtown Portland, is just like any other cemetery in America except for one major difference: … Read more
Two construction projects in the region have direct impacts to bike traffic. Learn more below… Construction work on an ODOT project on Airport Way near the I-205 path is causing intermittent, short-term closures of the path between Marine Drive and Airport Way. The closures started last week (3/4) and will last through mid-June. Here’s more … Read more