First look at new bike lanes through cobblestones on NW Marshall

New bike lanes on NW Marshall. See whatit will look like when completed below.(Photo: Paul Peterson) New bike lanes are being constructed on NW Marshall between 12th and 14th Avenues in the Pearl District — but these aren’t just any bike lanes. What’s notable about this project is that the new lanes are being cut … Read more

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Bike, streetcar plans will hold joint open houses

“Both projects are focused on a livable future for Portland. And this joint presentation opportunity gives us an excellent opportunity to specifically address the issue of how well bicycling and streetcar can play together as we build our livable streets.” — Ellen Vanderslice, project manager for the Bicycle Master Plan Update The City of Portland … Read more

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Guest Editorial: A city where bikes and streetcars coexist

Chris Smith [This article was written by Chris Smith. Chris is a multi-modal transportation advocate who writes regularly on In the late 1990s he helped win neighborhood approval of the NW Bikeways plan that established the bicycle network in NW Portland and the Pearl District. He currently serves as chair of the Streetcar Citizens … Read more

In-Depth: Where bikes and streetcar collide (Part One)

Libby Tucker [Publisher’s note: This article is by BikePortland’s In-Depth reporter Libby Tucker. Tucker is a freelance journalist whose stories have been published by the Associated Press,, The Oregonian, and others. She was most recently a staff writer for the Daily Journal of Commerce where she covered transportation, construction and energy. She is also … Read more