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Bikes and streetcars should be friends

The idea of a new streetcar line is exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. Streetcars are cool. They encourage dense development. They encourage more people to get out of their cars and enjoy a walking and transit lifestyle. These … Continue reading

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Poisoned Sharrow

They’re non-controversial, but also kind of useless. They’re not going to get many new people on their bikes, but they’re better than nothing (right?). I’m talking, of course, about the sharrow.

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Tuesday: Portland bike planner Mia Birk to talk at REI – UPDATED

UPDATE: The event starts at 7, not at 7:30 as we and other sites had reported. Do you have Portland bike envy? (if you don’t, watch this) Well, Tuesday is your chance to hear Mia Birk, who led much of … Continue reading

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