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Connecting Green

Connecting GreenOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY npGREENWAY is excited to be participating in Connecting Green. Connecting Green is a region wide initiative among organizations with overlapping goals to “create the world’s greatest systems of parks, trails, and natural areas.” This is a high goal, but given our natural heritage, one that we believe is achievable. Click […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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