Tips for Safe Winter Bicycling

For many people, the winter months would see their bicycles stored safely away in the shed, waiting for the snow and ice to melt and the thermometer to rise. Exercise enthusiasts who schedule regular cycling treks as part of their workout routine, turn to indoor tracks or other means of keeping fit until spring once […]

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Portland Bike Commuting Reaches a New High, Public Transit Stays the Same

The number of Portlanders who commute by bike on regular basis topped 7% last year as the new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau were announced. About 23, 347 Portland workers commute by bike, representing about 7.2% of all commuters. In 2010, around 6% of commuters rode their bikes. Portland is well ahead of all […]

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Back-to-school Safety Tips for Drivers

As the school year starts up again, the roads get busier and things can get a little crazy. Buses are on new routes, kids are on bikes or walking and parents are rushing to drop kids off before work. This is an important time for drivers to slow down and pay attention, especially at times […]

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Pedalpalooza Kicks Off this Weekend, 3 Weeks of Bike Rides for All

Portlander’s love biking, and Pedalpalooza, gives people of all ages, various fun rides to participate in for the remainder of June. The three-week event started yesterday and ends with the World Naked Bike Ride on June 27th. With 242 bicycle events for Pedalpalooza, various people and businesses put on rides with different themes and activities. There […]

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Left-turn Signals Installed at SE Powell and 26th

With the recent fatal bicycle-car collisions on SE Powell, the city has added left-turn signals at the intersection with 26th Avenue. The new signals will have green left-turn arrows for both directions of traffic. The lights should be in full effect sometime this week. The lights are expected to improve safety by reducing crashes involving […]

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