The Eugene Safe Routes to School (SRTS) newsletter is a wonderful source of information about bicycle happenings in Eugene. February’s newsletter (re-posted here a tad late), covers the Walking and Biking Summit, the $495,ooo SRTS grant, cycling classes, Kidical Mass, Walk + Bike Challenge Month, Act Out Loud, and upcoming speakers and webinars.
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Joshua Gene Clifton, the driver in the October 16, 2009 hit-and-run on East 30th Ave near Onyx St, was found guilty last Thursday of all charges stemming from the incident. Clifton was drunk and racing another driver down the 30th Ave. hill towards Hilyard at 11:45 pm when he lost control, [More …]
An exciting press release about a $100,000 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant for Eugene SmartTrips came our way recently from Lindsay Selser, the SmartTrips Program manager and Transportation Planning Technician for the City of Eugene. Lindsay also runs the very informative City of Eugene Transportation Planning Facebook page. The entire press release can be downloaded [More …]
This job posting comes by way of Briana Orr of the UO Bike Program and several readers. To qualify you must be a UO student. Quoted from Briana’s e-mail:
We are seeking applicants for the UO Bike Program Coordinator position. I can testify that the experience is a fantastic opportunity to build upon your interests [More …]
Welcome to WeBikeEugene.org!
This post marks the official launch of WeBikeEugene. We have been posting for a few weeks now, and it’s time to spread the word about the site.
WeBikeEugene has a simple mission statement. We exist to spread news of cycling to cyclists and others in the Eugene/Springfield area. We plan to cover [More …]
Image from the "City of Eugene Transportation Planning" Facebook Page
The City of Eugene painted Eugene’s first green bike lane heading Westbound at the intersection of Roosevelt Blvd. and Maple St. on February 18th. This is the area where the bike lane crosses Maple St. heading West and then joins a bike path that [More …]
We bring to you attention today two news articles that have been making the rounds in Eugene. “Grant to Fund a safer walk” via the Register-Guard and the unfortunately headlined “Bike Crashes Injure Hundreds” via the Eugene Weekly.
Read on for summary and commentary.
This weekend news wrap-up include two Eugene men cycling a frozen lake in Russia, an STP-U funds update, planned construction on Highway 126, an upcoming cycle track webinar, an upcoming River Front Research Park meeting, and the return of Bike Porn to Eugene.
Eugene men to attempt a winter bike ride around a frozen Russian [More …]
Re-Posted from BikePortland.org
Job Title Bicycle Safety Education Instructor, Eugene
Company/Organization Bicycle Transportation Alliance
The City of Eugene’s InMotion Newsletter (subscribe at the bottom right of this page) is one of the best sources in the area for bicyclist and pedestrian news.
In their own words:
InMotion is a monthly e-newsletter produced to help communicate with Eugene’s biking and walking enthusiasts. Each month you will find information about upcoming [More …]