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  1. Exploring East Portland by BikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | BTA Blog

    This past Saturday the Bicycle Transportation Alliance hosted a Policy Ride in East Portland to highlight active transportation projects that will be constructed in the near term as well as those that are planned, but not yet funded. Policy makers, advocates and community leaders converged on the streets of East Portland to explore and discuss these projects that will improve biking and walking conditions in the area.

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  2. Recent Crashes Remind Us to Design for Human BeingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | BTA Blog

    The Portland region has seen a spate of recent serious crashes involving people riding bikes, including one fatality. Last Friday afternoon, another crash occurred between someone driving a car and someone riding a bike.

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  3. The BTA Guide to PedalpaloozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | BTA Blog

    Portland is about to be hit with its annual tsunami of bike fun : Pedalpalooza . For almost all of June, Pedalpalooza offers over 250 volunteer-organized, mostly-free bike events: everything from lectures, to scavenger hunts and late night dance parties to history rides.

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  4. Statement on Recent Serious Crashes in Washington CountyRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | BTA Blog

    The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is deeply saddened by two recent serious crashes in Washington County, in addition to the three recent serious collisions within the City of Portland. Our thoughts are with David Garcia, who was hit while biking west on SW Barnes Road in Washington County.

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  5. Can we count on youto count?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | BTA Blog

    Every summer, the City of Portland relies on volunteers to count bikes at over 240 locations around the city. You would think that would be enough but it's not! The 24-Hour Bike Count is exactly what it sounds like.

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  6. Weigh In: Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory CommitteeRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | BTA Blog

    Multnomah County is seeking to fill three vacancies on its Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee with new members who live, work or recreate in Multnomah County. Preference will be given for applicants who live in east county or rural unincorporated areas.

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  7. The 2015 Alice Award Winners areRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | BTA Blog

    The Alice Awards help celebrate the current heroes that are building momentum for the next twenty-five years. Alice Award winners are truly the people and organizations behind the movement.

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  8. Weigh In: ODOT Active Transportation Needs InventoryRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | BTA Blog

    Five of BTA's Blueprint priorities are ODOT facilities or cross ODOT roads: TV Highway, Barbur, I-205 path gap, Hwy 26 crossings, and Sullivan's Gulch crossings. ODOT wants your input on walking and biking priorities.

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  9. Free mobile workshops and Pecha Kucha session at AT SummitRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | BTA Blog

    The Oregon Active Transportation Summit is coming up on March 30th and 31st. Leading up to these two days of inspiring plenaries, professional training, and networking with innovators, thought leaders, and passionate professionals from the Pacific Northwest, we have a full day of mobile workshops that are open to the public! Join us on Sunday, March 29th for one or many of these mobile workshops.

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  10. Weigh In: Powell-Division Equity Work GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | BTA Blog

    What : Powell-Division equity work group Date & Time : Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 5-6:30 p.m. Place : David Douglas High School, South Cafeteria, 1500 SE 135th Ave, Portland Please RSVP You are invited to participate in the second working meeting on equity issues related to the Powell-Division Transit and Development Project and the communities it will serve. Help us define the tools and strategies that could be pursued to reduce existing disparities, benefit current residents and businesses, and enhance diverse neighborhoods of the Powell-Division corridor connecting Gresham, East Portland and Southeast Portland.

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  11. Open House: Rosewood Initiative to open its own bike shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | BTA Blog

    The Rosewood Initiative , a community-based nonprofit on Stark Street in East Portland, has decided to do something about the dearth of bike repair services east of 107th Avenue by opening up their own weekly bike service this March. To celebrate and connect the community with the project, Rosewood is hosting an open house TONIGHT from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 16126 SE Stark .

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  12. Beans for Better Bicycling: Nossa Familia's Full Cycle Coffee gives back to the BTA & CCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | BTA Blog

    Nossa Familia Coffee , a local coffee company and roastery, is selling a coffee that benefits both the Bicycle Transportation Alliance and the Community Cycling Center ! Awesome, right? For every bag of Full Cycle coffee sold at their Espresso Bar in NW or on their website , Nossa Familia will donate .25 cents to each of our organizations. It's coffee for a cause! Now that's a way to start you day.

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  13. Speak up for Walking and Biking: The Powell- Division Transit and Development ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | BTA Blog

    With your help, implementation of a new transit system on SE Division and Powell Streets might also be great news for walking and biking. Metro is working on a new kind of transit to bring a more rapid and reliable service to both Portland and Gresham.

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  14. BTA to PBOT: please reduce car traffic on SE ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | BTA Blog

    In 2010, the City of Portland committed to mitigating any increased car traffic on the Clinton Street Neighborhood Greenway as a result of the $5.8M Division Streetscape Project . Two weeks ago, the Bicycle Transportation Alliance wrote the Portland Bureau of Transportation a letter to re-engage them in this important work.

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  15. Live the Revolution Storyteller Preview: Megan SchubelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | BTA Blog

    Megan Schubel is an elementary school teacher here in Portland, a new mother of a beautiful baby girl, and a lover of bikes! We're excited to have her as a storyteller at the fifth annual Live the Revolution on Friday, February 13th at the Alberta Abbey. Buy your tickets to Live the Revolution to see Megan Schubel and other phenomenal storytellers tell their #bikestories live! In the meantime, we asked Megan a few bike love related questions and here are her awesome answers.

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  16. New Years Day Ride takes on SW BarburRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | BTA Blog

    Taking advantage of low traffic, safety-in-numbers, and beautiful weather, the annual New Years Day Ride tackled one of the weakest points in SW Portland's bikeway network: the Barbur Bridges. Departing from Waterfront Park, 80 festive riders, one pug, and one intrepid skateboarder rolled south on 3rd Avenue, which, along with 2nd Avenue, is a potential alignment for a protected bikeway.

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  17. "I raced at the first cyclocross event there when I was a kid."Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | BTA Blog

    After years of hard work by our partners " Friends of Gateway Green ," the huge grassy tract of Northeast Portland land is finally owned by the city of Portland. To celebrate this huge step, Gateway Green is throwing the first permitted cyclocross race there.

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