No Turning Back: A City Club Report on Bicycle Transportation in Portland

The City Club of Portland has produced a report on Bicycle Transportation in Portland.  You can read it at

Portland and Eugene are similar in some ways, different in others–but this is an interesting review of the state of bike transportation from a group that is outside the “usual suspects” of bike advocates and professional transportation planners.

Whether you agree with their recommendations or not, it is impressive that City Club spent a full year doing a lot of research and analysis of the role of bicycling in Portland.  There’s some great information, and some food for thought.  The report leaves little doubt that bicycling is not a fringe activity for the young, the fit, and the crazies–it’s a valuable resource that the city can’t afford NOT to invest in.  Take a look!Image