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National Bike to Work Month-- hatched 56 years ago this May

Past, present and future bike commuters,  a message for you:

Look outside! It’s no longer dismal out! In fact, this past week has been downright glorious biking weather (can the air possibly get… 304 more words


National Walk to Work Day just a week away!

Sure, we all know about the bus, the bike, the carpool…but how often do we think of our own feet as the best (if not most accessible) way to get around? 440 more words


TriMet's multi-modal trip planner: Bike+Bus+Walking = cool

You may have caught the buzz already but if not, check this out– TriMet has trotted out the latest tool to make your commute easier: an open-source multi-modal trip planner, making itself ahead of the game as the first of its kind developed by any U.S. 330 more words

Active Transportation

INVITATION: Learn about what active transportation can mean both for employees and employers

We invite you to join medical experts and active transportation advocates, Dr. Phil Wu and Dr. Tom Syltebo of Kaiser Permanente, for an inspirational and informative discussion on how using travel options, such as walking, biking and taking transit to get to work, positively impacts employees’ health and employers’ bottom line. 89 more words


Five things to love about the September Bike Commute Challenge (BCC)

The 2011 September Bike Commute Challenge is here, ergo it is thee month to be jolly. But first a bit of background before we count the ways to embrace this event. 396 more words


Bike to Work Month underway

Look hard, for soggy Portland is drying out, leaves have emerged on the trees  and while it’s still cold enough to confuse the falling cherry blossoms for snow, the calendar says that Spring is here.   75 more words


Final design for Waud Bluff access path gains traction at ODOT

Patience, ever the requisite ingredient to getting results in city planning, at last pays off for those invested in the construction of the Waud Bluff trail: six long years after the idea emerged to develop the quarter-mile path connecting N. 33 more words