Mayor Hales, Commissioner Novick call ‘urgent meeting’ in wake of collisions

Coming to the table.(Photo J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick have just announced an “urgent meeting” that will take place next week at City Hall to discuss bike safety following a spate of collisions that has sparked widespread concerns. Novick is the commissioner in charge of the transportation bureau, which … Read more

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Support builds for walking and biking improvements on east side of Naito Parkway (updated)

Even where it isn’t blocked, Naito’s existing goatpath often spills over during festivals.(Photo: M.Andersen/BikePortland) A week after Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick’s office called out Naito Parkway for failing to provide “a minimum level of safety for the traveling public” along Waterfront Park, other central-city institutions are weighing in.