March 19, 2010 Dear npGreenway and 40-Mile Loop partners,It was a very heartening moment as the Metro councilors voted one by one unanimously to support the Nature in Neighborhoods grant for 4 Baltimore Woods property acquisitions! It was one of 5 projects chosen in the Metro area. I know it’s not a part of Robert’s […]
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From the Streetfilms blog: Earl Blumenauer talks transit, stimulus, bikes and Obama
Contrary to what some politicians would have us believe right now, bicycling and transportation is a non-partisan issue. Or, as Earl Blumenauer calls it in the video below, “a BIKEpartison” issue. We need to continue the momentum to improve our non-motorized transportation infrastructure in this country for myriad reasons. The time is now!
npGREENWAY bike ride from the Esplanade through St Johns
On Wednesday night, August 20th, we will continue our series of bike rides along the North Portland Willamette Greenway trail alignment. Wednesday, August 20th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm These bike rides have received many positive reviews in the past and are a great way to get acquainted with the trail. The August ride will meet at […]
Sunday Parkways a HUGE success!
If you weren’t able to make it out to the 6 miles of streets that were opened up to walkers, skaters, cyclists and active people of all ages, you missed out! There were thousands of people filling the streets of North Portland in an unprecedented event in North America. If you WERE there, then you […]
Wedding by Bike 2008
Wedding 2008Originally uploaded by mindcaster When will we see this in Stumptown? Wedding 2008Originally uploaded by mindcaster …and this? Look at that wedding party parade!
Lessons from our Past | More Car Based Infrastructure?
I came across this great video this morning about the defeat of the Mt Hood Freeway. It speaks volumes about what we can learn from our past. It reminds me of the current momentum for the Columbia River Crossing and also how we shape North Portland with the upcoming River Plan. Thanks to Clarence and […]
New CycleSeen Poster by Emily
Poster by EmilyOriginally uploaded by Kevin Wagoner I’m excited about this event. Hope to see many of you there!-Scott From CycleSeen.org: Bridging communities of cyclists, photographers and artists We are proud to announce a new event in Portland’s prominent bike culture. Cycle Seen is an exhibition of photographs, artwork and documentation representing the bicycle culture […]
RIVER PLAN NEWS MAY 9, 2008
R I V E R P L A N N E W S May 9, 2008Planning for the land along the Willamette RiverCity of Portland | Bureau of Planning IN THIS ISSUE1. River Plan / North Reach Plan Release 2. Upcoming River Plan Committee Meeting ______________________ 1. River Plan / North Reach Plan Release (May […]
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!
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 […]