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Portland rolls out next projects for ‘Rose Lane’ transit priority plan

Avatar by on December 10th, 2020 at 4:08 pm

PBOT’s Rose Lane Project map. The primary Rose Lane network consists of 13 bus lines and two streetcar lines.

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Portland continues ‘Rose Lane’ transit push amid ridership decline, electoral shift

Avatar by on December 3rd, 2020 at 11:17 am

One of the first Rose Lane projects on SW Madison.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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PBOT, Oregon State to partner on research into bus and bike lane conflicts

Avatar by on November 17th, 2020 at 12:22 pm

(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

As the City of Portland continues to roll out its Rose Lane transit-priority projects, the transportation bureau wants to push the design envelope beyond what federal guidelines allow.

At Portland City Council this week the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will seek authorization (via this ordinance) to spend $80,000 on a contract with Oregon State University to embark on research that will test the coexistence of bus and bike lanes. The research will focus on three specific corridors on PBOT’s Rose Lane Project list: SE Hawthorne/Madison, E Burnside, and SW 4th Ave.[Read more…]

BAT, LRT, FAT, buses, bikes, freight: A guide to Portland’s lanes

Avatar by on November 12th, 2020 at 11:45 am

(A few of the different lane types in the central city. Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)[Read more…]

Portland City Council passes ‘Rose Lane’ transit priority plan

Avatar by on February 14th, 2020 at 10:40 am

Coming very soon!

With existing plans as a foundation, buoyed by success of three initial projects, and — most importantly — with the full support of City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly and her staff, Portland City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to endorse the Rose Lane Project. [Read more…]

Will Portland’s ‘Rose Lanes’ be safe for cycling? New research offers clues

Avatar by on February 12th, 2020 at 12:29 pm

More coming soon.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

How safe is it for bicycle riders to share a “transit only” lane with bus and streetcar operators?
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Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is ready to focus on cycling

Avatar by on February 12th, 2020 at 11:10 am

“As our population booms and we have smaller and smaller right-of-way to share, biking really needs to have a lot more direct focus from the Commissioner.”
— Jamey Duhamel, policy director for Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Duhamel at Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting last night.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

A big thing happened at last night’s Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting: A current City Commissioner (via a staff person) expressed a direct interest in bicycling and said they want to make it a bigger part of their portfolio.[Read more…]

Updates to Hawthorne, NW Broadway will create more space for cycling and transit

Avatar by on January 30th, 2020 at 10:30 am

Design concept for SE Hawthorne between Grand and 6th.

Two of Portland’s most vital bikeways are on the cusp of big changes. [Read more…]

Here are the 20 bus routes in Portland’s new ‘Rose Lane Vision’

Avatar by on December 3rd, 2019 at 4:14 pm

Behold the future of bus travel in Portland.

The City of Portland has just released its vision for a new system of faster, more frequent bus service. The Rose Lane Vision debuted tonight to coincide with the first of three public open houses. [Read more…]

Portland’s cheap and easy bus lane projects are working well

Avatar by on November 26th, 2019 at 10:38 am

Cheap, fast, and effective.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Amid all the talk about how to “fix congestion” there’s one cheap and relatively simple solution staring us in the face: dedicated lanes for efficient vehicles like bikes and buses.[Read more…]