Update on progress of bike boulevard project in Sellwood

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward
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Detail of new “channelizing islands” recently
installed on SE Spokane St.
(Photos © Adams Carroll)

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation is just weeks away from unveiling one of the most important bike-related infrastructure projects in years. Their new bike boulevard on SE Spokane Street in Sellwood is the first of their “next generation” bike boulevards and the first of 60 miles of bike boulevards they have planned for completion between now and 2013.

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City unveils plans for bike boulevard in Sellwood

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward
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Crossing Spokane at SE 13th.
(Photos © J. Maus)

Last night at the headquarters of the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood association, about 50 residents showed up to learn more about the City of Portland’s plans to create a bicycle boulevard on SE Spokane Street.

They got a chance to see some of the latest innovations in the city’s toolbox for creating successful bike streets that co-exist with the livability and business needs of the surrounding neighborhoods.

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