City will return to East Portland for Holgate bike lane meeting

Residents voiced angry opposition to the project last summer.(Photos © J. Maus) Making good on a promise, the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will return to the Lents/Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood on May 11th to discuss the buffered bike lanes on SE Holgate Avenue. The road was re-striped in August 2009 to include bicycle-only lanes … Read more

In defense of buffered bike lanes: Citizens launch “We Heart Holgate” campaign

Postcard mailed to residents. The buffered bike lanes on SE Holgate are finally getting some love thanks to the grassroots “We Heart Holgate” campaign. The lanes — which were part of a $30,000 road diet funded by TriMet — didn’t get much attention when they debuted back in August 2009. Then, KATU-TV’s infamous Bike Lanes … Read more

At, a grassroots “quest” to undo buffered bike lanes

Opposition to new lane striping on SE Holgate continues.(Photo © J. Maus) A couple that lives near SE Holgate Ave east of I-205 has launched a grassroots effort to undo the City of Portland’s buffered bike lane project on that street. Rick and Trish Bradford are behind, a website that includes an online petition … Read more