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Monthly Archives: October 2010
Look, it rains in Oregon. Nothing we can do about it, and it’s a basic fact of life, as I discuss in Joyride Chapter 22. We could stop riding in the winter and sit on the bus, longingly watching cyclists … Continue reading
Back in the early ‘90s when I was the City of Portland Bicycle Coordinator, my cubicle was located right smack in the middle of a bunch of rail planners developing Portland’s second rail line. Their energy was infectious, their vision … Continue reading
On Wednesday, lovely little Bellingham, WA captured my heart. The 70,000 person green, hilly NW town already has built up an enviable bicycle mode share of six percent. Are they satisfied? Of course not. Their dedication to green sustainable living … Continue reading
It was a glorious national bike/walk to school day last week, the weather dry and fresh and warm. Tour de Ladd went off without a hitch. The third year was certainly the charm for our stellar little bikeathon, in terms … Continue reading
I’m standing at the LAB booth at Interbike, looking a little lonely, when up comes Brad Woods of Mad Dog Cycles in Orem UT. This guy has been leading the charge to turn Orem into a bike friendly community. Orem, … Continue reading
Great news! The bike industry appears to be flourishing! Just got back from Interbike, an enormous bike expo. The buzz on the floor was exciting. But, something’s distinctly wrong with 22,000 bike industry folks flying to a convention in Las … Continue reading
Sitting under a beating sun are 200 red and black bicycles, all lined up perfectly and waiting to be ridden. The new US Department of Transportation building looms in the background, together with a large fountain framing the plaza full … Continue reading
Surly people at public meetings can rattle the best of us. Last week, a Portland planner I know was verbally attacked and physically menaced at a public meeting. This is one of the tougher situations to handle. Unfortunately, it will … Continue reading
Next stop: leading a tour for one of our favorite clients, Diane Wiatr of Tacoma WA, was a fascinating exploration of Portland’s new bike boulevards, chock full of sharrows, stop signs turned, green features, new signs, and non-stop cyclists. Once … Continue reading