News | Business | Politics | Transportation | localOPB | May 28, 2017 8:15 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon
A proposed $8 billion transportation spending package in Oregon could include a tax on the sale of bicycles. It's getting a mixed reaction from Oregon's bicycling community.
Musician DJ Spooky was inspired by time he spent in the Western Cascades. Portland has a new plan for off-road cycling throughout the city. And jazz musician Darrell Grant performed music in Elliot State Forest.
Economy | NW Life | RecreationOPB | July 2, 2015 3:30 p.m.
Cyclists who rode Oregon Scenic Bikeways spent approximately $12.4 million dollars in 2014, according to Travel Oregon.
A new Portland City Club report on bicycle transportation recommends a 4 percent tax on bicycle sales to pay for bike safety programs and automatic bicycle counters.
Sunset Hills Funeral Home of Eugene offers natural burials with bamboo coffins and a bike ride to the grave for $3,500.
I've been keeping a mental list of the growing number of things you can get delivered by bike: Office supplies, mattresses, Christmas trees (though I hear that company has called it quits) … I even got my bike fixed by a bike repair man who came to my house via bike.
A few weeks ago, I was asked to take a French radio producer on a tour of Portland’s “environmental obsession.”
BikePortland provided live updates on the Portland City Council's 4-1 vote to launch a bike-sharing program today. The proposal which had support from the Bicycle Transportation Alliance but also a number of dissenters, including the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition and Upstream Public Health, who thought the $2 million in federal funds could be better spent on sidewalks or road improvements in ...
This weekend, a team of cyclists beat two fliers on a JetBlue airplane in a 40-mile race from Burbank, Calif., to Long Beach by an hour and 18 minutes. Apparently, the race was a jab at JetBlue for offering $4 flights between the two cities during "carmageddon" i.e. the closure of a major connecting highway for a bridge demolition. Cyclist ...