Bike Traffic continues to grow exponentially in Portland. Recently, Clarence Eckerson, Jr. from New York City’s Streetfilms.org in was in town. Eckerson worked with Portland’s Dan Kaufman of Cranked My Chain CycleTV to produce this great video about cycling rush hour on the Hawthorne Bridge. They showed one brief clip of the busiest greenway in […]
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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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]