Paving on Multnomah County rural roads A contractor has begun paving several rural roads in east and west parts of Multnomah County. When one lane is being paved, flaggers will alternate two-way traffic in the open lane. There will be a one-day close of SE Stark Street on Wednesday, June 14 between SE Kerslake Road … Read more
Sauvie Island farm Bella Organic has started a program it says aims to reduce miles driven in the rural area northwest of Portland.
Cover of scoping report.– Download PDF – Multnomah County is updating two plans that govern Sauvie Island and not surprisingly, bicycling and road safety have played key roles in the initial conversations. After garnering public feedback last spring, the County has put together a ‘Scoping Report.’ That report (PDF) was a central piece of the … Read more
“I felt a sharp pain… I slowed down and pulled off the road, and discovered that a five-inch metal dart was lodged in my back.”— DF A man was hit by a blow dart while riding on Sauvie Island, a popular cycling destination just 17 miles north of downtown Portland. The reader who shared their … Read more
Riding on Sauvie Island is sublime; but narrow roads without shoulders and heavy motor vehicle traffic can also make it challenging.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)