Alberta, Swan Island and more: City preps Biketown expansion plans
Get used to locking up next to your orange friends.
Regional Safe Routes program is one of many winners from Metro grants
With the federal government’s support for early biking education shrinking, the Portland area’s regional government is making a significant new investment.
Swan Island transportation group may shut doors after Metro funding shifts
The Lloyd District and Washington Park TMAs will survive but will be forced to scale back operations.
With $50k grant, North Portland Greenway shifts from planning to organizing
The little nonprofit that has brought the concept this far is preparing for the last stage: getting it on the ground.
The Friday Profile: Kyle Carlson, Daimler Trucks’ 52-mile-a-day iron man
This single father of three might have the most intense bike commute in Oregon.
Woman files complaint after harsh encounter with Union Pacific police on Cement Road (updated)
A Portland woman who concedes she was illegally biking on the private Cement Road with her 6-year-old daughter says she was bullied by a railroad police officer and has filed a formal complaint.
Leaders and activists toast Lenny Anderson, ‘Mr. Swan Island’
One of Portland’s most successful transportation activists was cheered into retirement Wednesday after 13 years in which he led Swan Island’s transformation into the city’s least car-dependent industrial park.
New route through rail yard could link up North Portland Greenway
As the route of the long-planned North Portland Greenway comes before city council this week, there’s a new possibility in the mix that could shape the bikeway every Portlander knows ought to exist.
Stalwart Swan Island transportation advocate Lenny Anderson announces retirement
Lenny Anderson, shown here at the dedication of a biking and walking path on Swan Island in 2010, is retiring.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Lenny Anderson, one of the most outspoken and effective transportation advocates in Portland, officially announced his retirement this morning. Lenny had served as the executive director of the Swan Island Business Association … Read more
Portland truck factory replaces electric carts with pedal-powered trikes
Leave it to the logistics experts at Daimler to calculate that human-powered machines make good sense on the floor of a truck factory.
Driver in Interstate Avenue crash cited on two violations
The driver of a pickup truck whose illegal right turn led to a bike/truck crash last Wednesday has been cited for two traffic violations typically associated with $695 in fines, Portland police said Tuesday.