In this quick video I share some thoughts about biking on SW Terwilliger Parkway, a street notorious for its bad bike lane conditions. While it’s one of the most beautiful roads in Portland and recently earned National Historic Register status, Terwilliger leaves something to be desired for bicycle users. It’s a precious north-south, not-super-hilly and … Read more
One of the most beautiful bike routes in Portland is even more likely to stay that way thanks to a listing on the National Historic Register.
A key cycling route in south/southwest Portland is getting repaved and the work zone detour is causing headaches for some riders. The Portland Bureau of Transportation is grinding the pavement and laying down a smoother surface on Terwilliger between Capital Highway and SW Bancroft. PBOT says the project will last through June 24th. Reader Andrew … Read more
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.
After bollards were uprooted — and despite new signs that say “No left turns” — this taxi pulls onto Terwilliger from Condor. This is the same maneuver that resulted in serious injuries to a bicycle rider in August and spurred PBOT into action.(Photo: BikePortland reader)
Following an injury collision involving a Multnomah County Judge last month, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has re-striped the intersection of SW Terwilliger and SW Condor. Here’s how the intersection looked prior to the new treatment: (Photo: PPB) And here’s how it looks now (photo sent in by reader):