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PBOT looks to narrow Hawthorne Bridge viaduct bikeway to add bus lane

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 11th, 2021 at 9:02 am

Slides from PBOT presentation.[Read more…]

PBOT: Eastbound driving ban could improve ‘complex’ NE Alameda/57th intersection

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 20th, 2021 at 11:33 am

A rider waits at the bike signal on Alameda at 57th and Sandy (looking west). The drivers on the left would no longer be present in that location once the changes take effect.

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New protected bike lanes coming to key stretch of Hawthorne Blvd

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 2nd, 2021 at 3:48 pm

The pendulum is set to swing from cars to buses and bikes.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) 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

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on December 3rd, 2020 at 11:17 am

One of the first Rose Lane projects on SW Madison.
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PBOT, Oregon State to partner on research into bus and bike lane conflicts

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) 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

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) 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

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) 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

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) 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…]