Collisions up at some bike box locations: Changes coming to SW 3rd & Madison

Collisions are up at SW 3rd and Madison.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) New data released by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) yesterday shows that collisions have gone up significantly at four of 11 intersections where bike boxes were installed in 2008. While longer-term policy and infrastructure changes are in the works for next year, PBOT … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

City discussing sharrows on new transit mall

A sharrow in action on NW 9th in Portland.(Photos © J. Maus) The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation and TriMet are discussing the idea of installing shared lane markings (a.k.a. sharrows) on the entire length of the new downtown transit mall. Sharrows are a type of pavement marking that are placed on streets with … Read more