The City of Eugene will hold a public open house on Monday, Nov. 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Eugene Public Library Bascom-Tykeson Room, 100 W. 10th Ave., to present three proposed changes to City bike and skateboard laws. The session will include a staff presentation followed by questions and comments from the [More ...]
Both the City of Eugene and the City of Springfield are looking for new BPAC members. Apply and get engaged on building a better active transportation environment for our community! Eugene applications are due Nov. 22nd and Springfield on Dec. 2nd.
The City of Eugene is seeking new Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee members. The [More ...]
Today I shared some information with a group that is considering endorsing Option One of the South Willamette Street plan, which is the plan to keep it the way it is. With the long op-ed last week and the signs cropping up on the street saying “Four Lanes for Safety” (a pure untruth) it is [More ...]
They are still finishing up the painting as well as the traffic diverter at 20th ave. but in this video you can see the brand new “wiggle” the city installed for northbound cyclists on Willamette to get you from 20th and Willamette around to Willamette and 17th. It’s certainly not as clean as a straight [More ...]
Fresh new bike lanes have just been painted on South Willamette Street!!
No, it’s not the much talked about section from 24th to 32nd but the one from 18th to 23rd. The northbound cyclists on Willamette will pick up the bike lane at 23rd then be diverted (with the rest of the traffic) onto 2oth [More ...]
From the City of Eugene:
The East Bank Path will be closed overnight (between 7PM-7AM) under the Beltline Hwy overpass from October 14 – 21. During the day (7AM-7PM) passage will be controlled by a flagger and escort. The closure is necessary to install a new 36″ water main that runs beneath the path. For [More ...]
This post deserves more time, photos, and editing but that just isn’t going to happen so I’m going to choose a less refined product for one that will at least get done. So here’s the latest:
The South Willamette Street Improvement Plan has passed another milestone and it appears to be on the right [More ...]
originally posted on EugeneSpringfieldSRTS.org
Concerns about crossing 30th Avenue east of Hilyard Street have been submitted to the City of Eugene for several years. Many of these concerns have been on behalf of students attending Camas Ridge Elementary School (1150 E 29th Ave) which relate to the convenience and usability of the pedestrian bridge, high [More ...]
Some good news is coming down the pipeline for local active transportation projects. At the recent Northwest Oregon “Super-ACT” meeting about $21.9 million in state transportation funding was approved for Lane County. Three of the funded projects are in Eugene and include; the Amazon Active Transportation Corridor ($1,536,708), the NE Livable Streets project ($803,000), and the Jessen [More ...]
It’s been a VERY active summer for repaving projects around Eugene and several of them have seen improvements for cyclists.
Here’s a quick recap on some of those projects:
5th Avenue (Blair to High)
What’s been done:
Improved pedestrian crossing at 5th/High Removed parking on the south side of 5th Ave from Blair to Jefferson [More ...]