A bill that would have increased spending on bicycling and walking infrastructure on the 50th anniversary of Oregon’s legendary “Bike Bill” has died in committee.
During a live, online conversation with a supporter Monday evening, mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone was asked how she’d address safety concerns and homeless camping on the Springwater Corridor path — an issue that has challenged Portland leaders for nearly a decade. The interview was with Portland-based attorney Alan Kessler. Kessler asked Iannarone to repeat an … Read more
If Sarah Iannarone gets elected to be Portland’s next mayor our streets will probably look and feel a lot different. A strong transportation reform activist who gets around via e-bike and sits on the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s bicycle and budget advisory committees, Iannarone would very likely oversee PBOT if given the opportunity. That might … Read more
As Portland settles into life during a public health crisis, local businesses, organizations, and community leaders continue to step up and adapt. Here’s a roundup of local coronavirus-related news… North St. Bags Makes the Switch Portland-based bag maker North St. Bags has joined the list of local companies making personal protective equipment. The company has … Read more
“If we offend a few folks along the way, I guess that’s the cost of activism.”— Eva Frazier, Clever Cycles Sarah Iannarone is a serious challenger to incumbent Mayor Ted Wheeler. After coming out of nowhere to nab 12% of the vote in her first try at the mayor’s office in 2016, her campaign has … Read more