Cycling in Portland

The Tyee — Portland’s Bicycle Brilliance. Here’s a piece on cycling in Portland from The Tyee.  It’s actually part two of three about Portland.  The first was about the arts community and having fun (aka bars and pubs in the article).  The third will be about homelessness in Portland. I didn’t really care much about part one, although it did point out that Vancouver city … Continue reading Cycling in Portland

Short of 10% Cycling Goal – How about a new route along 45th Avenue?

Mayor Gregor Robertson laments city’s cycling “hesitation” >> Georgia Straight According to the 2006 census, 3.7 percent of all trips to work are made by bicycle, a 12-percent increase over the figure reported in the 1996 census. The cycling mode share is highest in the South Cambie and West Point Grey–Kitsilano areas, at 11.9 and 11.8 percent, respectively. The mode share in Grandview-Woodlands is also … Continue reading Short of 10% Cycling Goal – How about a new route along 45th Avenue?