First Look: Halsey-Weidler couplet in Gateway updated with protected bikeways and more

June 4, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Look what PBOT did!(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) Southeast Foster Road fans are rejoicing today as their beloved retail strip now has dedicated bike lanes. But that’s not the only east Portland commercial area to get new bike access this month. The Portland Bureau of Transportation says they’re about 99% finished with the much-anticipated Halsey-Weidler Streetscape project. …

There are bike lanes on SE Foster Road

June 4, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Pretty sure the “BS” stands for bicycle symbol. PBOT still adding some finishing touches to the new lanes.(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) It’s been about 78 months since we first covered the possibility of dedicated cycling facilities on Southeast Foster Road, a major arterial coined the “Foster Freeway” by former mayor Sam Adams when he launched an …

How to get more women cycling in cities

March 7, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

To cut greenhouse gas emissions we need to increase cyclist numbers and that means getting more women on their bikes So much of the world around us is designed for men; from the mundane (public toilets and smartphones) to the potentially deadly (stab vests and crash test dummies). My own research, recently launched at the …

Scrapped HS2 bike path ‘five times better value than HS2 itself’

January 31, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Campaigners argue that the business case for the project was a ‘no-brainer’ A scrapped “emerald necklace” cycleway up the spine of the country alongside HS2 would have delivered a return on investment of up to five times greater than the rail project itself, an FoI request has revealed – but neither the government nor HS2 …

Scrapped HS2 bike path ‘five times better value than HS2 itself’

January 31, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Campaigners argue that the business case for the project was a ‘no-brainer’ A scrapped “emerald necklace” cycleway up the spine of the country alongside HS2 would have delivered a return on investment of up to five times greater than the rail project itself, an FoI request has revealed – but neither the government nor HS2 …

Scrapped HS2 bike path ‘five times better value than HS2 itself’

January 31, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Campaigners argue that the business case for the project was a ‘no-brainer’ A scrapped “emerald necklace” cycleway up the spine of the country alongside HS2 would have delivered a return on investment of up to five times greater than the rail project itself, an FoI request has revealed – but neither the government nor HS2 …

Scrapped HS2 bike path ‘five times better value than HS2 itself’

January 31, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Campaigners argue that the business case for the project was a ‘no-brainer’ A scrapped “emerald necklace” cycleway up the spine of the country alongside HS2 would have delivered a return on investment of up to five times greater than the rail project itself, an FoI request has revealed – but neither the government nor HS2 …

Scrapped HS2 bike path ‘five times better value than HS2 itself’

January 31, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Campaigners argue that the business case for the project was a ‘no-brainer’ A scrapped “emerald necklace” cycleway up the spine of the country alongside HS2 would have delivered a return on investment of up to five times greater than the rail project itself, an FoI request has revealed – but neither the government nor HS2 …

Bicycle rider injured in right hook collision on SE 7th at Hawthorne

January 24, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Scene from the collision. (Photo: E.S.) Two people were involved in a collision while using Southeast 7th Avenue around 1:30 pm yesterday. One person was riding a bicycle and the other was driving a car. The Portland Police Bureau didn’t give us many details; but they’ve confirmed it happened and they say the bicycle rider …