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Report: How States are Adapting to Federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

Since 2005, federal transportation funds have been available for Safe Routes to School projects across the nation, helping to ensure children can walk and bicycle safely to and from school. 158 more words


Give walking -- or bicycling -- to school a try this Walktober

Being stuck in traffic while trying to get to school is no fun for parent or child. So instead of driving, how about walking — like kids did for generations? 405 more words

Metro Lifestyle

Support funding safe streets in Portland

UPDATE: On Monday, October 13th, from 3-5pm, Portland City Council will have its first work session on the fee after months of feedback from committees representing businesses, non-profit, low-income, and transportation groups. 1,180 more words


Workshop for RTO grant applications

Metro regional government has released a call for proposals for the 2015-2017 Regional Travel Options (RTO) Grants, and $2.1 million is available to government agencies, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. 228 more words


What do you do on your way to work? If you rideshare, the answer is...

…a lot! Because instead of driving, you can use the time to check email, sleep, read, connect with your neighborhood and more.

And don’t forget, during California¬† 215 more words

Metro Lifestyle

3 Feet, Sidewalks, and the Crazy Things People Say

Last week, a new law too effect in California requiring drivers to give cyclists three feet of space when passing. For all the complaints from drivers, there is nothing really new about the law. 1,105 more words

Bicycle Safety

Portland's Draft 2035 Comprehensive Plan

Public hearings – October 14, 28, and November 4

The Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) is holding public hearings around the city. Portlanders are invited to share their feedback about the proposed draft at the following events: 148 more words