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New magazine will cover “low-car life” in Portland

Michael Andersen gives us a sneak peek at Portland Afoot.(Photo © J. Maus) Former reporter with The Columbian newspaper, Michael Andersen, is set to launch Portland Afoot, a publication that will cover “low-car life” in Portland. Billed as “PDX’s 10-minute newsmagazine on buses, bikes and low-car life,” Andersen hopes his new endeavor will capture Portland’s … Read more

The Oregonian looks for “controversy” in TriMet bridge project

Concept of new bridge. Last Thursday, The Oregonian’s top transportation reporter Dylan Rivera (he’s also their go-to guy for coverage of the new I-5 bridge/CRC project) took a closer look at the new TriMet multi-use transit bridge project. The story also included an audio slideshow titled, “Concept Bridge Creates Controversy” (watch it below). In the … Read more

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An update on bikeway design for TriMet’s new light rail bridge

Bridge concept design by Donald MacDonald. Once it’s built, TriMet’s Milwaukie Light Rail bridge over the Willamette River will be the first in the country to carry only light rail and people on bikes and foot (no cars). What will the actual bike and pedestrian facilities look like? TriMet is currently working out design details … Read more