This is a guest post by Rob Zako, Executive Director of BEST (Better Eugene Springfield Transit), whose goal is educating the public about and advocating for a regional transit system that fosters prosperity, social equity, and a healthy natural environment. ———-
Did you miss international expert Gil Peñalosa yesterday at the “Connecting Communities” conference?
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Let me tell you a little story about my stolen bicycle. It’s rare to have good news about a bicycle theft but I’ll tell you from the outset this story ends happily. It all started on a typical night (Thursday January 16th). I had ridden my Surly Long Haul Trucker Xtracycle this day, even though [More ...]
Because I can post here
Stolen from 18th & Chambers Albertsons, Thursday Jan. 16, 5:30 pm. Locked with mini u-lock (almost certainly). Had plain black bag (no patches like in picture), wood snap deck, kickback stand, basket on front of mini front rack. Helmet also stolen with bike (like in bottom photo but [More ...]
The snow is gone and this weekend is packed with bike events!
Friday, Dec. 13th: Reception for Cascadian Courier Collective at Arriving By Bike (27th & Willamette) 6:00-9:00 p.m. Cascadian Courier Collective reception with libations from Falling Sky Brewery. Drop by to help celebrate Eugene’s newest bicycle couriers – now delivering from the Falling Sky Pour [More ...]
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 ...]