Archive | April, 2008

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What happened to all the Trolleys in Portland?

What happened to all the Trolleys in Portland? Originally uploaded by npGREENWAY I’m saddened to think of the public transportation system we had before the buses took over midway through last century. I don’t know when this map was printed, but it appears to be at the height of Portland’s Trolley System. It features routes […]

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World’s Best Bike Paths

World’s Best Bike PathsOriginally uploaded by Hugger Industries “Hugger Industries” posted this video on flickr entitled “World’s Best Bike Paths.” Do you think we would need Palm trees along the Willamette in order to qualify for a future episode? Watch the full version on Youtube here In the meantime… Enjoy the Spring Rains!

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Today!!! Come help your fellow trail users clean up this vital North Portland Link

Peninsula Crossing Trail Annual SOLV-IT Cleanup Day Route to Kelley Point Park on Penninsula Crossing TrailOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY We need your help! This is a great family activity and opportunity to get together with others who are interested in North Portland Trails. TODAY! Saturday, April 19th, 2008 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meet at […]

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Help Shape the Master Plan for Cathedral Park Under the St. Johns Bridge

April 18, 2008 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Beth Sorensen, Public Information Officer 503.823.5300; cell 503.823.6634 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Share your ideas for the Cathedral Park Master Plan at a community open house on May 21 What: Cathedral Park Master Plan Open House When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 Where: Bureau of […]

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Amsterdam Cyclists have Same Fear as Portlanders

From: “News from Amsterdam“Exaggerated fear of blind spot accidents 9 april 2008 – Improving traffic safety has suddenly become a top priority for Amsterdam cyclists, a recent study reveals. The municipality suspects that the media hype on blind spot accidents is to blame. In this year’s bicycle monitor, one in three cyclists say improving traffic […]

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Greenways article in United Airlines Magazine

Thanks to Matt Picio on the ‘Shift List’ for pointing out this article in Hemispheres Magazine – the inflight magazine of United Airlines. Roads Less Traveled By David Butwin / Illustration by Gina Triplett An international car-free revolution is under way, as travelers are won over to greenways, those scenic and serviceable corridors that link […]

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My favorite Bike Costume yet! seen at Filmed by Bike

Filmed by Bike 08-44.jpgOriginally uploaded by BikePortland.org Filmed by Bike is happening this weekend. I wish I was able to attend, but I will have to settle for watching the DVD again this year. I love this photo that Jonathan Maus took. He has some great coverage here: http://bikeportland.org/2008/04/11/photos-from-filmed-by-bike/

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Minneapolis Greenway Ride

Minneapolis Greenway Ride Originally uploaded by npGREENWAY I was in Minneapolis this week for business and had the pleasure of taking a Bike Friday tikit folding bike with me. Minneapolis has a great network of trails and greenways and is something that Portland can aspire to. If you click on the link below, you can […]

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Peninsula Crossing Trail Annual SOLV-IT Cleanup Day

Route to Kelley Point Park on Penninsula Crossing Trail Originally uploaded by npGREENWAY We need your help! This is a great family activity and opportunity to get together with others who are interested in North Portland Trails. Saturday, April 19th, 20089:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meet at the Lombard Trailheadon Lombard between the RR cut […]

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