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Activist wants to sue PBOT over Hawthorne Blvd bike lane decision

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 6th, 2021 at 10:06 am

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Support builds for bike lanes on Hawthorne as community awaits key report from PBOT

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 2nd, 2021 at 11:06 am

Healthier Hawthorne has taken over the windows of Starbucks at SE 37th.
(Photo: Zach Katz/Healthier Hawthorne)

A grassroots campaign to build support for protected bike lanes on Southeast Hawthorne Blvd has reached a fever pitch ahead of an expected release of a design recommendation by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. [Read more…]

After feedback, PBOT will consider bike lane hybrid option on Hawthorne Blvd

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 30th, 2020 at 1:33 pm

A mixing zone like this one on SE Foster at 82nd could be the key to fitting bike lanes on Hawthorne Blvd.

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Nearly 60 Hawthorne Blvd businesses support protected bike lane

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on May 19th, 2020 at 3:57 pm

The proposal calls for a reduction of driving access to make room for a curbside bike lane separated from moving traffic by a parking lane. (Illustration by Scott Mason)

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Grassroots push emerges for ‘quick and cheap’ bike lanes on SE Hawthorne

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 24th, 2020 at 1:35 pm

Proposed cross-section with parked cars next to a curbside bike lane.
(Graphic made with Streetmix)

“With just cones and a touch of paint, we can quickly and cheaply build a much safer, healthier, and happier Hawthorne,” reads the text of a website at that just launched yesterday.[Read more…]