A closer look at southwest Portland’s ‘highest priority project’

With 36-feet of unused right-of-way, advocates like Roger Averbeck say this portion of SW Capitol Hwy should have a dedicated bikeway.(Photo J. Maus/BikePortland) This post is part of our Southwest Portland Week. For a quarter-century now, neighborhood activists have been pushing to make SW Capitol Highway a nicer place to live, walk, and bike. Yesterday … Read more

Riding along with the Stedman family

The Stedman family — Helena (5), Barbara, and Ken — getting started on their day.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Helena Stedman doesn’t fit the stereotype of a Portland bike commuter. At just five years old, she’d rather talk about kindergarten than bike lanes and her most prized bike accessory is her favorite stuffed elephant.