The Alameda bike bus has more than doubled in size in just four months

“Every school should have this.” – Danny Cage, Oregon Environmental Justice Council We were impressed by how many kids and parents showed up to the Alameda Elementary School bike bus when we covered it back in April. But now it’s more than twice that size! This morning Taylor and I rode with Alameda Physical Education … Read more


Mayor Wheeler bans street camping along Safe Routes to School routes

Summer vacation is coming to an end and the start of school for kids K-12 kids in Portland is just around the corner. In an ostensible effort to help children safely walk, bike and roll to school this upcoming academic year, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler made an emergency declaration to ban unhoused people from camping … Read more


Checking out the new(ish) Linwood Avenue path in Milwaukie

With all of Portland’s bike infrastructure projects to discuss, exciting developments in our neighboring cities don’t always get the attention they deserve. With this in mind, I headed down to Milwaukie yesterday to check out the relatively new SE Linwood Avenue multi-use paths, and I was impressed by what I saw. Linwood Ave is located … Read more


Beaverton Safe Routes to School report shows less bus use, but more walking and rolling

Students and parents spent more than a year dealing with the complexities of virtual learning during the pandemic. When schools went back to in-person status, families had a lot to adjust to and reconsider – including how to get to-and-from school. Throughout this adjustment period, the Beaverton School District (BSD) has worked to beef up … Read more