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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 […]

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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 […]

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Bike Box Press Conference Video & Pics

The following video was ‘filmed’ at Clever Cycles:

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from the bta blog: Cycling Community Seeks Support for Re-using Sauvie Island Bridge in NW Portland

Move the Council to Support Moving the Sauvie Island Bridge Posted by: Karl Apr 01 2008, 3:17 pm Mayor Potter has decided to oppose a proposal put forth by Commissioner Sam Adams that would greatly enhance bicycling in Portland. This time it’s the proposal to reuse the Sauvie Island Bridge for a landmark bicycle and […]

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G R E E L E Y gauntlet (bike lane commute)

This Video attempts to document the poor cycling conditions where Greeley Avenue splits to the Interstate 5 Southbound on-ramp and the intersection of North Interstate Avenue. Rather than write a completely new post about this subject, I have compiled commentary from a BikePortland post and the npGREENWAY flickr page below the video. commenter #1 says: […]

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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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Proposed System Development Charge Increase Open Houses

This post is copied from an e-newsletter from the Audubon Society of Portland. It expresses their views and is provided here for your informational purposes. Update on Proposed System Development Charge (SDC) increase for new Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas. Please Attend Upcoming Open Houses and Support Commissioner Saltzman’s proposal for new funding for Parks, […]

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