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An Inspirational Story from the BTA blog about family bike commuting

From the bta blog: An inspirational article from Angela. Please read and comment on the bta blog website. We need greenway trails, but we also need more bikes on the roads for a safer city for our children. I need your help to keep my daughter safe Posted by: AngelaMar 28 2008, 12:23 pm I […]

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Unlikely allies look to restore riverfront land

From the Portland Tribune: Unlikely allies look to restore riverfront land Creative plan to buy acreage for habitat wins nods from port, industry and activists, but needs city cash By Lee van der Voo The Portland Tribune, Mar 14, 2008 L.E. BASKOW / TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO Portland Harbor’s designation as a Superfund site and ongoing […]

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Landmark decision gives bike projects regional funding priority

From BikePortland.org: Landmark decision gives bike projects regional funding priority Posted by Jonathan Maus (Editor) on March 14th, 2008 at 3:07 pm “What this does is elevate bikes and peds as important and meaningful modes.”–ODOT Government Liaison Shelli Romero The wheels of change continue to spin toward a more balanced transportation system in our region. […]

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Walking the Greenway Trail on Swan Island

This post is written by npGREENWAY Acting Director, Francie Royce and originally appeared on her blog. –A well edited version of this story appears in Walk About Magazine Jan/Feb 2008 Swan Island, an industrial hub in North Portland, home to heavy industry and distribution warehouses, would seem an unlikely location for a trail for wildlife […]

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Map your Ride/Run/Walk

Just saw this for the first time today. This site is really cool and has great potential. It appears to be a lot more advanced than the Gmap Pedometer site. Work CommuteFind more Commutes in Portland, Oregon

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Out of Tragedy comes Hope for Tomorrow

[An inspirational story from Streetfilms in New York City]Mary Beth Kelly’s story is as inspirational as they come. In June 2006, she and her husband Dr. Carl Henry Nacht, a physician who regularly used his bike to visit thousands of his patients at the hospital (and even to make in-home visits), were bicycling when a […]

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