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Useful Phone Numbers (541)

Maintenance Hotlines
For use when debris hinders the bike lane or path (leaves, broken glass, potholes, etc.)

Online Reporting - Eug
Mobile App - Eug
682-4800 - Eugene
726-3761 - Spfld
744-8080 - ODOT
682-6900 - Lane Co.

Eugene Parking Services
For use when a car is parked in the bike lane during business hours.

682-5729 - Eugene

Police Non-Emergency Number
For use if the above numbers don't work.

682-5111 - Eugene
726-3714 - Spfld

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“Amazon Puddle” extinct; More on Fern Ridge Path Flooding

Debris and broken glass show the high-water mark of the flood.

The regraded former home of the Amazon Puddle

I didn’t want to post news of the recent eradication of the Amazon Puddle at 24th and the Amazon Bike Path until I’d seen the results in action.  I first noticed on March 17th that the City had regraded the area around the puddle, but it [More ...]

Safety Warning: Fern Ridge Bike Path Floods (Updated)

Underpass Flooding at Chambers (click for bigger picture)

Underpass Flooding at Chambers at 8am (click for bigger picture)

The Fern Ridge Bike Path is experiencing the worst underpass flooding that I’ve seen in my two years of daily riding.  The underpass at Chambers is completely submerged with over foot deep water.  The underpass at Garfield shows signs of having flooded over night, [More ...]

City Announces First Public Workshop Concerning Alder Street

alderstreetmeeting

Postcards sent out to stakeholders last week.

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Eugene Police Plan “Focused Enforcement Operation” Downtown, WBE provides a legal cycling tutorial

It is illegal to bike on the sidewalk within the marked area

Location of the "Focused Enforcement Operation."

The Eugene Police Department (EPD) is planning a traffic “Focused Enforcement Operation” in downtown Eugene on  March 30th and 31st.  The location of the extra enforcement will be from 6th Ave. in the north to 18th Ave. in the south, and Lincoln St. in the west to Kincaid [More ...]

In The News: Paul’s BWoL Founder Sues Driver, SmartTrips, New Springfield Bike Paths, PIELC Bike Advocacy, and a Survey for Cycling Women

WBE hasn't updated in awhile because I was too busy flying a kites on assorted Oregon beaches.  This is what happens when cyclists run blogs.

WBE hasn't updated in awhile because I was too busy flying a kites on assorted Oregon beaches. This is what happens when habitual travelers run blogs.

Eugene  and Springfield cycling issues have seen a surge in coverage by the local news agencies lately.  Here are the stories that have caught our eye:

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Project Homeless Connect- Bicycle Service

Bicycle Service Check-in at Project Homeless Connect

This Thursday was Project Homeless Connect, an event where community volunteers spend the day helping hundreds of members from the homeless community in receiving critical services including free medical exams, dental checkups, vision care, hot meals, haircuts, services support, and much more, including  bike repair.  At this [More ...]

City to rebuild Alder St. near UO, could put in Eugene’s first cycletrack (updated)

With a cycletrack this Fedex truck would be blocking a traffic lane, not a bike lane.

The yellow line shows the area of planned reconstruction

This is a story that I’ve been dying to write for years, even though WeBikeEugene has only existed for a month.  It’s hard for me to stay detached and unbiased about this subject because I’ve spent countless hours and miles having my bones shaken and [More ...]

Weekend News Wrapup 03/13/10 – 2009 Leaf Program Review, ACT, Future Infrastructure Projects, Online Hazard Reporting, and FLUX Magazine features WeBikeEugene Founder

18th and Jefferson, filled by the City

The Weekend Wrapup is a randomly published WeBikeEugene feature used to summarize several key news items into one easy-to-digest post.  This Weekend Wrapup will cover The City of Eugene’s Leaf Program presentation to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC),  Active Community Transportation Act and future STP-U funded infrastructure project updates (both via GEARs News), [More ...]

SRTS Updates 4J School District on Progress (audio and video)

On Wednesday, March 3rd, Shane Rhodes and Lisa VanWinkle updated the 4J School Board about Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects within the district, future plans, and projected grant spending.  WeBikeEugene was able to obtain the audio from the school board meeting, and Rhodes (a WeBikeEugene contributor) was kind enough re-create his presentation as [More ...]

GEARs offers Confident Cycling Classes for Everyone

The new Google Maps “Bike There” feature has further bridged the information gap between novice and expert riders.  Now visitors to Eugene and novice riders, who don’t have an experienced knowledge of Eugene’s bike routes, have safe and scenic routing information available at the tips of their fingers.  However, while Google Maps has made it [More ...]