Lane ACT Looks For Active Transportation Member

The Lane Area Commission on Transportation (LaneACT) is seeking a new bicycle and pedestrian representative. The 30-member LaneACT includes representatives from Lane County and every city, transit agency, port or tribe in Lane County, as well representatives of various transportation interests. The Lane ACT ranks and provides advice to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) … Continue reading “Lane ACT Looks For Active Transportation Member”

Bike Theft Down in Eugene (but have you registered your bike?)

After a spike in 2015, the City of Eugene reported in this month’s InMotion newsletter that the Eugene Police Department (EPD) “registered more bicycles and had fewer bicycles reported stolen in 2016 than in 2015.” That’s good news, especially since Eugene has been recognized as one of the worst places in the nation for bike … Continue reading “Bike Theft Down in Eugene (but have you registered your bike?)”

City of Eugene Transportation Option Interns Working on Great Projects

Via City of Eugene In-Motion Newsletter… if you’re not subscribed you should be.  Eugene Sunday Streets Eugene Sunday Streets is happy to be celebrating its fifth year this summer by hosting two events; July 26th in Downtown Eugene, and September 20th in the Friendly Neighborhood. These events are free and open to everyone, temporarily closing down … Continue reading “City of Eugene Transportation Option Interns Working on Great Projects”

Eugene Installs Meter Rings, With an Added Twist…

Today (tonight, really), we are going to be talking about the downtown meter rings currently being installed to replace bike parking lost back in October when the the parking meter heads were removed from the new downtown free car parking zone.  This has previously been covered by WeBikeEugene here and here. I’ve re-written this story … Continue reading “Eugene Installs Meter Rings, With an Added Twist…”

More About the Downtown Bike Corrals

Some of you wonderfully astute readers may have noticed that there is a discrepancy in WBE reporting about when the downtown bike corrals will be installed.  You may remember that in September I reported that the installation of the bike corrals at KIVA (125 W 11th), Cornucopia (5th and Pearl), and Morning Glory Cafe (450 … Continue reading “More About the Downtown Bike Corrals”

A Vicarious Participation in The Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Open House

If you missed last Friday’s Ped and Bike Master Plan open house, you really missed out on a lot of fun.  Estimates put the attendance around 70 participants, which helped create a party-like atmosphere full of innovative discussions about fancy new ideas and treatments. You can still participate in the process on the website, by … Continue reading “A Vicarious Participation in The Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Open House”

WeBikeEugene.org Official Launch

Welcome to WeBikeEugene.org! This post  marks the official launch of WeBikeEugene.  We have been posting for a few weeks now, and it’s time to spread the word about the site. WeBikeEugene has a simple mission statement.  We exist to spread news of cycling to cyclists and others in the Eugene/Springfield area.  We plan to cover … Continue reading “WeBikeEugene.org Official Launch”

Weekend News Wrapup 02/06/10

A lot happened in Eugene’s cycling world this first week of February.  Here are some of the key events that happened this week concerning SRTS, the UO Bike Program, Territorial Highway Construction, Alder St./Riverbank path access, Fern Ridge Bike Path EmX construction, the Crest Drive controversy, and STP-U Funds. Eugene Safe Routes to School received … Continue reading “Weekend News Wrapup 02/06/10”