Follow up: Blumenauer points out “inaccuracies” in Coburn’s report

Portland’s bikeway signage grant paid for signs like these too.(Photo: Adams Carroll/BikePortland) As the former City of Portland Commissioner of Transportation and current Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer (D-Portland) does not take criticism of bicycling lying down. Blumenauer’s office, working on facts provided by the Portland Bureau of Transportation, issued a … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Portland’s bikeway signage “wasteful” says GOP Senator

[Via KGW-TV] Tom Coburn Oklahoma’s Republican Senator Tom Coburn has published a list of 100 federally funded projects that he deems, “the most wasteful government spending of 2010.” On that list is a $900,000 stimulus grant recently received by the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation to pay for bikeway markings and signage. Sen. Coburn … Read more