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Video from yesterday’s ‘Transport Your Activism’ Ride

Yesterday, I featured an informative Pedalpalooza ride organized by a grassroots livable streets activism group called Active Right of Way (AROW). They led folks around to areas needing improvement, discussed possible solutions, and equipped them with the tools (literally) to implement them. Local filmmaker and founder of Microcosm Publishing Joe Biel was on the ride … Read more


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Portland Police release new bicycle traffic enforcement training video

The Portland Police Bureau has just released a new internal training video meant to educate officers about bike-related traffic laws. This is an internal training video for the Portland Police Bureau. It is narrated by Officer Robert Pickett, who serves as a liaison for bicycling issues, Bicycle Transportation Alliance advocate Michelle Poyourow, and a team … Read more


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Chicago police training video promotes bicycle safety, respect

Streetsblog alerted us to this just-released training video for traffic enforcement officers in Chicago’s police department. It’s worth watching — in about ten minutes, it even-handedly explains the laws that govern both driving and bicycling in Chicago, with the frame of increasing bicycling safety as much as possible, and promoting a culture of respect on … Read more


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Vote now in the Drive Less. Save More. Video Challenge

A screenshot from video “Dear Nana” by Guy Baker “Drive Less. Save More.” is an awareness campaign sponsored by dozens of regional businesses and organizations whose collective goal is to reduce car trips in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The program provides the public with information about driving costs, transportation options, delivery services, and more. The … Read more


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Crusaders head north for double the fun

This weekend’s Cross Crusade event will be all about beer, costumes, and…oh yeah, bike racing.(Photo J. Maus) This weekend, scores of Portlanders will head north for the annual Halloween-edition of the Cross Crusade. Held once again at the Clatsop Country Fairgrounds (in Astoria), this year organizers have planned the first-ever double weeekend of racing. … Read more