The North Polk On-Street Bike Corral Demonstration
Local bike advocate, Whiteaker Neighborhood Council member, and car-free father of four, Paul Adkins has submitted a proposal to the City of Eugene to install the first non-business related bike corral in Eugene. This may even be the first residential on-street bike corral in the nation. Many [More …]
What’s a title without a little hyperbole? Boring, I say!
I interned in the legislature and in Peter DeFazio’s Eugene District Office, not to mention being President of the UO Transportation and Livability group LiveMove and the Vice President of GEARs. I have a lot of experience as an advocate, and I am hoping that [More …]
Last week I wrote about the City of Eugene’s Transportation Enhancement projects “Westmoreland Park Path & Lighting” and “Jessen Path & Lighting.” Another local project that deserves attention and input is Willamalane Park & Recreation District’s $1.6 million “Middle Fork Willamette River Path Phase 2″ project.
Currently Willamalane is finishing up phase 1 of this project, [More …]
The parade this morning was a lot of fun, and there was a great turnout from Eugene Safe Routes to School, GEARs, The UO Bike Program, Kidical Mass, Burley, and probably a slew of other groups that I didn’t realize were there. There were so many kids under 6 on bikes that Rep. Greenlick would [More …]
In case you haven’t heard, there is a sweet parade going on this Saturday to celebrate the Ducks’ historic season. Local cyclists have created an entry in the parade called “Eugene’s Bicycling Champions” to celebrate Eugene’s recent Gold rating by the League of American Bicyclists, and to showcase our march towards Platinum. There are also [More …]
The City of Eugene recently submitted three projects for the federally funded transportation enhancement (TE) program, which has historically funded many off-street path projects in Eugene. In the current round of funding, ODOT is considering two projects in Eugene out of about 85 applications in total. The public comment period for the TE project selection [More …]
I’d like to repost a recent Register-Guard letter to the editor that made me smile. It’s all to easy to focus on conflict and differences, but Karen Lally’s letter illustrates well that we are all in this together.
Small kindness has big effect
I was biking hard to work recently when I noticed a driver [More …]
Quoted from KVAL.com
EUGENE, Ore. – Work to replace a water main installed under downtown Eugene streets in the 1930s begins Tuesday and is expected to last six weeks.
The work will disrupt traffic at Pearl Street, Eighth Avenue and East Broadway.
Most of the work will happen between 8 [More …]
As usual, the City of Eugene InMotion Newsletter is full of information this month, including links to a very important public comment process. I quote: (emphasis mine)
Public Comment sought for Proposed Eugene Off-Street Path Projects
The federally-funded Transportation Enhancement program has historically funded many off-street path projects in Eugene. In the current round [More …]
"You don't need studs when you are one."
A group with a couple UO students as the originators is working on a project called “Pedal Your Turns“, promoting biking to get out and play in the snow. They say the project is a “response to the elephant in the room paradox that all snow [More …]