Hey Folks. WBE is now on a new server, and boy did it take me a long time to get the WordPress migration to work. As of now, all links and site functions should work. Part of the database migration put weird “” everywhere, but as far as I can tell that’s the worst of [More …]
Those of you who read BikePortland and the Eugene Safe Routes to School Blog have probably already seen the the video “Living Life in the Bike Lane” by UO Student Journalism Student and Oregon Voice Editor Noah DeWitt. I first met Noah when he interviewed me at the Transportation Remix back in October, and since [More …]
The following is a press release written by Ted Sweeney
Globe’s fourteen donated cargo bikes come fully equipped with fenders, built-in lights, and cargo racks capable of bearing up to ninety pounds, sending the message that bikes can be viable vehicles in any weather.
Contact: Ted Sweeney, Program Coordinator University of Oregon Bike Program 1228 [More …]
In a nutshell, there is no intentional delay to get the first three bike corrals installed, it’s just the nature of trying to do something new and different that involves staff people from several different departments.
Some of you wonderfully astute readers may have noticed that there is a discrepancy in WBE reporting [More …]
Lane Community College (LCC) instructor Lee Imonen’s “Art 117: Three Dimensional Basic Design” class got real-world design experience this term as they partnered with the City of Eugene to create unique and artistic designs for upcoming downtown bike corrals. A bike corral converts an on-street parking space or other unused curb space for bicycle parking [More …]
An Innovative Solution (Photo: EugeneBicyclist.com)
Today I have a repost from the GEARs website and the wonderful December InMotion from the City of Eugene. In related news, gradschool is finally on break, which means I can tackle my huge backlog of stories. Stay tuned! December will be a good month for WBE, and will [More …]
Update: It’s now been replaced by an asphalt hump. Take the jump for more
This isn’t a great week for people on bikes as far as construction is concerned. First, people on bikes were directed head-on into cars by construction on Pearl and 5th; now construction has place a huge, slick, unmarked metal plate (with [More …]
Editors Note: The following story was submitted to WeBikeEugene by EugeneBicyclist.com in an effort to spread awareness about this potential hazard. The post also appears on his site.
The disappearing bike lane
Posted on December 7, 2010 by Eugene Bicyclist Here’s a hazard you don’t run across every day: You are coming home from work, a [More …]
Editors Note: This is the first article from WeBikeEugene’s newest contributor, Jennifer Hughes!
Another participant, David Kuhns, sweats it out for science!
Sweat poured down my face and landed in the puddle forming on the insulating, black floor mat. I took a gulp from my third, 16-ounce water bottle, then my arms [More …]
Yellow lines are the project area
*Updated- I’ve added some corrections and updates after talking with ODOT and the City of Eugene more.
As we reported back in March (twice), April, May and August the City has some great plans for completing one of the ‘missing links’ in the Eugene bicycle transportation system, the [More …]