Welcome to Monday. Here are the most notable stories our editors and readers came across in the past seven days. But first… This week’s Monday Roundup is made possible by Nossa Familia Coffee, a Portland-based company who gives 50 cents from every bag of their yummy Full Cycle blend to organizations working to build a healthier and more accessible
The new guide tells us we could build a physically-protected lane (like the one in the graphic on the left) on East Burnside between Couch and 11th for as little as $224,000.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) At long last, Portland has an official guidebook to build out its protected bike lane network. If you’re feeling a bit of déjà vu, that’s be
Ian Mouser, R.I.P.(Photo via GoFundMe page) Early Thursday morning, 42-year-old Portland resident Ian Mouser was struck and killed by the driver of a pickup truck while bicycling on a rural highway east of Phoenix, Arizona. Word of this tragedy has spread quickly through our community. Ian was active in the Unitarian Universalist Church and has wor
The city and county want a 30 mph speed limit on this section of the Hawthorne Bridge.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Multnomah County transportation officials and the Portland Bureau of Transportation are working together to reduce speed limits on several Willamette River bridges. The county owns and operates five bridges on the river that are
These glasses have speakers in them!(Photos: Josh Ross/BikePortland) Riding around town with music is pretty awesome. Riding around town with earbuds and a loss of spatial awareness is a bit less awesome. People do it and life goes on. But what if there was a better option? Of course the easiest solution is either a speaker or to just wear a single
It’s that (beautiful) time of the year (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Hi everybody! The good news is that it’s autumn in Portland, so there are many excuses to go out and explore the beautiful views around the city (or outside it). The other good news is that this weekend is full of great rides and events. From a warehouse sale with great deal
by IgorThat's right! The Crazy Bars are in stock and ready to go out. Full disclosure, we get emails about these daily so we expect them to go fast.If this is your first time hearing about this new version, here's the details: Starting off, the bars have been widened to 780mm and the sweep has been reduced to a comfortable 35 degrees. This combo cr
Southeast Stark at 122nd.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) It’s been nearly three years since the last one was installed, so we’re happy to report that the Portland Bureau of Transportation is getting back into the the photo radar camera business. PBOT has two more cameras are coming this fall. The locations are on one of Portland’s most dangerou
Yes, I am still here. I know I haven’t posted in a long time. Sorry. I am still riding. But for various reasons this year it’s been mainly from home. Wooohoo! A fabulous ride in the dark freezing cold to see the sunrise with my great friends Richard and Tim. A good sunrise ride requires an unimpeded view towards the sunrise. The goal is always to a
Left: During the early days of land use nonprofit 1000 Friends of Oregon. Right: On Chehalem Ridge.(Images: Metro) This article was written by Metro Public Affairs Specialist Nick Christensen and first appeared on OregonMetro.gov. When the Metro Council adjourns today, it won’t just be the end of a meeting. It will mark the end of an era. With the
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Passed! Now it’s time to get to work. The free ride for car, truck and delivery drivers in Portland isn’t over, but the end has never been easier to see. At City Council Wednesday, Mayor Ted Wheeler and the four other commissioners voted unanimously to adopt a resolution that will allow the City of Portland to develop a suite of new transportation-
.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} From the Top: Building jmX0.5 Trainer Coach - A.K.A Zwift Indoor training has been around for longer than I can remember, but it was in 2014 when Zwift came along that it changed this market forever. It came into the world
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) I’ve often found it intriguing that Portland would become one of the most active biking cities in this country: a city known for rainy weather. Wouldn’t biking make more sense in San Diego? Or LA? Or somewhere in Florida or South Carolina? Someplace with sunshine and warm weather year-round? My incredulity is bor
The SW 42nd St Stormwater Basin. It has three chambers with sediment basin on the right, and outflow to the left. I have been wanting to learn more about stormwater management, keeping eye on the progress of one of the four stormwater detention and treatment basins that are being built for the SW Capitol Highway project seemed like a fun way to do
Vision Zero Reporting home screen. A software developer has created a tool he hopes will improve media coverage of traffic crashes. As we’ve shared many times here on BikePortland over the years, words matter a lot when it comes to how our society responds to traffic deaths and injuries. At most media outlets, the bulk of reporting on traffic crash