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  1. City will share options for Clinton Street upgrades at Sept. 16 open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bike Portland

    Southeast Clinton Street currently sees auto traffic volumes near 26th Avenue that are triple the city's target for a neighborhood greenway and long stretches where auto speeds are 6 to 8 mph above the 20 mph limit. Three months ago, after joining Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick to call a summit about bike safety, Mayor Charlie Hales said the city "will experiment with diverters - which allow bicycles through but block cars - at different locations."

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  2. Vancouver plans its first raised bike laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Bike Portland

    Portland's neighbors to the north are planning a project that could set an important precedent in Clark County: a street rebuild that's currently set to include a raised, protected bike lane. It's part of the planned expansion of SE 1st Street between 164th and 177th avenues, which is currently a two-lane street.

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  3. The four bikeways it'll take to make the Lloyd District greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bike Portland

    This is the third in a three-part series about the biking potential of the Lloyd District. Read the first two here .

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  4. SW 3rd Avenue is about to get downtown's first buffered bike laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bike Portland

    "It was really interesting to have a coalition of the bar owners, the social service providers and the city working together collaboratively to refine the design." - Ryan Hashagen, chair of 3rd Avenue Stakeholder Advisory Group The new right-side buffered bike lane will run from NW Davis south to the green bike lane on SW Stark, city officials and a neighborhood represntative said in a joint interview Tuesday.

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  5. Green Zebra Grocery's second store coming to a protected bike lane in the Lloyd DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Bike Portland

    Green Zebra Grocery , the company we've heralded as having the best bike parking in Portland , just announced the location of their long-awaited second store: It's coming to the Lloyd District as the anchor tenant in the new Hassalo on Eighth development. A rendering of the new 8,203 square-foot store shows that it will face directly onto NE Multnomah Street , which just so happens to be home of Portland's best protected bike lane .

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  6. Weekend Event Guide: A party, e-biking, a memorial, racing 'cross and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Bike Portland

    This menu of delicious rides and events is brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery . Their support makes BikePortland possible.

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  7. Neighborhood greenways breeze through council with unanimous supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bike Portland

    PBOT Active Transportation Division Manager Margi Bradway and Bicycle Planning Coordinator Roger Geller presenting the report to council this morning. Portland City Council unanimously adopted a resolution this morning that gives the bureau of transportation more strength and clarity in how they design and manage neighborhood greenways, the residential streets formerly called bicycle boulevards where biking and walking have priority over driving.

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  8. Industry Ticker: Ti Cycles 25-year Retrospective coming to Velo CultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bike Portland

    Portland is home to a legendary bicycle fabricator named Dave Levy. Dave has been doing amazing things with titanium under the Ti Cycles moniker since 1990.

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  9. State says there's not enough proof that bike lanes boost safety, so 26th Ave lanes should goRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bike Portland

    The City of Portland wants to create a second, more comfortable crossing of Powell at 28th, but the state says it won't allow one unless bike lanes and bike boxes at 26th are removed. Three weeks after being asked if it can cite any evidence supporting its claim that removing a bike lane can sometimes increase bike safety, the State of Oregon has come up empty.

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  10. Council vote today would allow more diverters on neighborhood greenwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bike Portland

    "If people are telling us 'I don't feel comfortable riding a bike on this street,' then the greenway is not performing its intended function." - Roger Geller, PBOT bicycle planning coordinator At their weekly meeting in City Hall this morning morning, Portland's city council is poised to adopt a set of guidelines sweeping away an internal barrier that had led the city to avoid using diverters in many situations where they would improve a neighborhood greenway.

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  11. PBOT: School relocation will mean more auto traffic on North FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Bike Portland

    On Thursday the currently vacant school on North Flint Avenue just south of Russell will become the temporary home for Faubion School. Faubion will move from their northeast Portland location while their school is rebuilt over the course of the next two years.

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  12. City council will weigh new neighborhood greenway guidelines WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Bike Portland

    Some biking advocates are planning to wear green to Wednesday's Portland City Council meeting to welcome the arrival of a long-awaited city study of Portland's neighborhood greenways. The study, first reported on BikePortland in November, has since evolved to include a new set of recommended guidelines for what makes a comfortable greenway.

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  13. Weekend Event Guide: Parkways, Jade Night Market, camping, cross, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Bike Portland

    This menu of delicious rides and events is brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery . Their support makes BikePortland possible.

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  14. City settles on diagonal design for diverter on NE RodneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Bike Portland

    After hearing from many people who are fans of the temporary diagonal diverter at NE Rodney and Ivy, the city has tentatively scrapped plans to remove it and is now planning to beef it up instead. That's significant news for the planned north-south Rodney Neighborhood Greenway through inner Northeast Portland, and also for Ivy Street; it'll presumably reduce the use of Ivy as an east-west alternative to driving on Northeast Fremont.

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  15. Mayor Hales will kick off 'Vision Zero Safety Task Force' todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Bike Portland

    Today in East Portland we'll get our first look at how serious Mayor Charlie Hales is about Vision Zero. He's set to announce the Vision Zero Task Force as well as strategies and actions he and other leaders will work on to put weight on the bones of his promises to reduce traffic deaths and injuries.

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  16. First Look: Southwest Moody is now probably Portland's best street to bike onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Bike Portland

    The new coloring and lane sorting makes things much more intuitive and comfortable for people biking and walking. Just in time for Tilikum Crossing's public preview last weekend, TriMet and the City of Portland unveiled a new design for the main street leading to the South Waterfront.

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  17. Weekend Event Guide: Alleycat alumni, Grease sing-along & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Bike Portland

    This menu of delicious rides and events is brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery . Their support makes BikePortland possible.

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  18. State's proposal to improve bike crossings of Powell: Remove bike lane from 26thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Bike Portland

    About 600 to 800 people a day currently bike on 26th to cross Powell. The city wants to create a second, more comfortable crossing at 28th, but the state says it won't allow one unless the lanes and bike boxes at 26th are removed.

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  19. After media reports, state says it will smooth sunken grates on BarburRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Bike Portland

    For at least one last time, the squeaky wheel known as Jim Parsons has gotten some grease onto the gears of government. After the veteran Portland-area bike advocate's unsanctioned paint job of two sunken grates in Barbur Boulevard's bike lanes landed them on TV news for two consecutive days , the Oregon Department of Transportation said Friday that it'll follow his recommendations for addressing the problem within the next week or two.

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  20. Comment of the Week: SE Foster, the heart of Portland's coming bike gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Bike Portland

    Southeast Foster Road feels a long way from the heart of Portland's transportation conversation at the moment. But that's not going to last long.

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