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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…]

Opinion: Riding a bike in Paris and the future of carfree lanes in Portland

Henry Miller (Contributing Writer) by on November 18th, 2019 at 12:39 pm

A shared bus and bike lane in Paris.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

It’s time for bike, e-mobility, and transit riders to team up against the real enemy. With the Rose Lane project underway and e-bikes on the horizon, Portland should consider more carfree lanes.

– A guest opinion from Portland resident Henry Miller[Read more…]

‘Rose Lane Project’ launches with focus on racial disparities and climate action

Avatar by on November 8th, 2019 at 12:40 pm

“We are headed for catastrophe if we don’t make huge changes in the way we live and treat the earth and its limited resources. Concern is not enough, we need action.”
— Chloe Eudaly, PBOT Commissioner

The City of Portland officially kicked off the Rose Lane Project Thursday night at a special Portland City Council meeting that focused on climate change and was held on the campus of Portland Community College Southeast at 82nd and Division. It was a fitting time and place to unveil a project that could lead to the most significant transformation of how Portlanders get around since we built those damn freeways decades ago.[Read more…]

Rose Lane Project an effort to ‘redistribute’ right-of-way from auto to transit users

Avatar by on November 4th, 2019 at 11:52 am

A redistribution of roadway wealth from auto users to transit users happened last week on SW Main.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Portland’s first red bus lane will be installed today

Avatar by on October 30th, 2019 at 7:20 am

Red lanes will hopefully fix this.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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