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  1. As Portland's job growth continues, business leaders tout bikes and transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bike Portland

    Leonard Barrett of Beam Development atop an eastside office building that houses 350 workers. In 2005, Beam had planned to demolish it for a parking lot, but high biking and transit use changed the owner's mind.

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  2. Ask BikePortland: Is it legal to ride with my dog?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bike Portland

    Portland is a perennial front-runner in national rankings of top bike cities, and the same goes for dogs. We love them both.

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  3. Weekend Event Guide: Women's only, 3-speeds, a big sale, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Bike Portland

    Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery . Seriously.

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  4. County now using magnetic sweeper to pick up tacks off Hawthorne Bridge pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Bike Portland

    Three weeks after we heard our first reports of thumbtacks scattered somewhere around the ramps of the Hawthorne Bridge, fresh reports keep coming in. " they found about 12 tacks, Monday they found about 20 and Friday they found in the 20 to 40 range," Multnomah County spokesman Mike Pullen told KOIN-TV yesterday.

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  5. City, district and parent volunteers team up to improve north Portland streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Bike Portland

    Delaware Avenue near Chief Joseph/Ockley Green School in Arbor Lodge is getting a facelift. There's probably no better place for a section of carfree street than between an elementary school and a park.

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  6. Bike paths, greenway on Milwaukie city council agenda tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bike Portland

    After we posted a story yesterday about a Milwaukie real estate owner who plans to demolish his retail building on Main Street and build a parking lot , we heard from a few readers who worried their hometown was getting a bad rap. Truth is, there is a lot of positive momentum for bicycling and livable streets in Milwaukie.

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  7. Weekend Event Guide: Palm trees, volcanoes, freak bikes, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Bike Portland

    Winter doldrums got you down? Look up and learn about local exotic greenery on the Palm Tree Ride. Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery .

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  8. PBOT seeks project manager to guide major downtown bike investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Bike Portland

    Want to lead the public process on a project that will likely be the most important investment in downtown bicycling access in the history of Portland? Then step right up and submit your application. "I think there are a lot of expectations around what we might be able to do with this funding; but there are a lot of challenges to deliver on those high aspirations."

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  9. This $50 device could change bike planning foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Bike Portland

    Knock Software founder William Henderson with a matchbox-sized device similar to the one he's developed that could sell for $50, last for two years and count every bike that passes by. A three-person Portland startup that hit a jackpot with its first mobile app is plowing profits into a new venture: a cheap, tiny device that could reinvent the science of measuring bike traffic - and help see, for the first time, thousands of people that even the bike-friendliest American cities ignore.

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  10. New striping on Vancouver Ave is a 'SAFE' hotline success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Bike Portland

    One great thing about Portland that never shows up in bike-friendly rankings is the incredible amount of smart, active and engaged citizens in this city that care deeply about making biking better. Our cycle tracks and bike-only signals might be the ostentatious window display, but it's our citizens that form the foundation no one sees.

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  11. 33 questions that'll shape Portland bike news in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Bike Portland

    It's way cooler to list the things you don't know yet. So, once again, we've done our best to anticipate the questions that'll shape Portland's next year of biking news.

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  12. Event: Portland Skatepark BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Bike Portland

    TEAM SHRALP is proud to present a Portland Skatepark Benefit Showing of Tim Burton's bicycle comedy classic, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure. The Portland BMX/Skate Community has been advocating for a master plan of 19 public skateparks for over 10yrs.

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  13. Event Guide: Two great rides to ring in the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Bike Portland

    Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery . Riding a bike is one of the best ways to start out a new year.

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  14. Our ten most popular stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Bike Portland

    You can see that force behind a few of the stories that got the most clicks this year from BikePortland readers. And though we don't put pageviews at the heart of our coverage decisions and never will, it's fun to imagine the threads of shared surprise that caught readers' imaginations enough to make them click and share these 10 posts.

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  15. PBOT's whimsical bike lane characters make a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Bike Portland

    In 1999, a city employee named Todd Roberts decided to create a little hat from a piece of thermoplastic left over from installation of a bike lane symbol. After that, dozens of bike lane characters began to appear throughout Portland.

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  16. Q&A: Earl Blumenauer is a little bit worried for the city he helped buildRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Bike Portland

    Congressman Earl Blumenauer: on the inside looking out - and hoping for a generation of advocates to pass the torch to. The biggest problem in Earl Blumenauer's professional life will never be holding onto his job.

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  17. The Monday Roundup: Philly's racetrack gamble, a bike trailer camper and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Bike Portland

    Racetrack gamble: As Minnesota's only velodrome considers closing rather than putting up $850,000 for repairs, a private company is building a $100 million bike racing arena in Philadelphia . DIY diverters: Rebel Metropolis has more good photos of the handpainted guerilla traffic diverters installed on Southeast Clinton last week by anonymous activists.

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  18. With or without Vision Zero, a safer Barbur might be an economic winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Bike Portland

    A few times each day on the wooded four-lane stretch of inner SW Barbur Boulevard, state data released last week suggest , someone decides to hit the gas and zoom through at an average 55 mph or more. And about a dozen times each year, Barbur's crash history suggests, someone on this part of Barbur loses control of their vehicle and hits something.

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  19. Guerrilla traffic diverters installed - then removed - on SE ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Bike Portland

    Police observe while people ride down Clinton and City of Portland crews work to remove the unpermitted traffic diverters. "It's important for us to take over these spaces and show the city that there are people willing to go out and do it themselves because the city isn't willing to do it."

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  20. Guest Article: Four things BikeLoudPDX has learned in their campaign for SE ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Bike Portland

    Publisher's note: We've been covering the work of local bike activist group BikeLoudPDX since their first meeting back in August . Since then they've been busy with their campaign to tame traffic on SE Clinton.

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