Closer look at overgrown vegetation on SW Terwilliger Parkway

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


Heads up: Paving project impacts bike traffic on Terwilliger

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


Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

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.