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Weigh In: Washington County’s Future

How will we get around in 40-50 years? This is the question posed in Washington County’s Transportation Futures Study. Share your thoughts on what transportation investments we’ll […]

Bye. I’m Carl.

Flat Track Relay at PIR (photo: Bike Portland)

It’s with sadness that we share the following words from our friend and long-time colleague, Carl Larson.  My first blog post for the Bicycle Transportation Alliance […]

Kids Speak Up

Oak Grove Girl Scouts speak up in Clackamas County

The For Every Kid Coalition isn’t just a coalition of adults. Kids are involved, too! The campaign aims to win dedicated funding for Safe Routes to […]

New Year’s Day Ride Visits Lents’ “Green Ring”


With blue sky above, 100+ New Year’s Day Riders welcomed 2016 with a visit to Lents. Undeterred by a chilly headwind, the annual ride crossed the […]

Coming Together for a Safer TV Highway


On Thursday, December 17, community members gathered in Beaverton to discuss what a safer Tualatin-Valley Highway would look like and how we can advocate for changes. […]

New Years Day Ride 2016


Don’t have big plans for New Years Day? The New Years Day Ride has you covered, just as it has for over 50 years. BTA New Years […]

Action Alert: Tell ODOT TO Fix NE Lombard

NE Lombard and 42nd Ave. (Facing east)

This past Saturday night around 8:30 p.m., a man was killed while riding his bike on NE Lombard. The crash that took the 38-year-old’s life happened in […]

Action Alert: Portland Could Lose Dedicated Funding for Bikes

We would like to alert members and supporters about a potential threat that would reduce dedicated funding for sidewalks and bike lanes. In a recent meeting of […]

Speak Up for the Future of Bicycling in Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) recently released a draft of its’ new Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, a policy framework for the next 25 years […]

For Every Kid Campaign Update: Thousands want safe routes to school!


This month our Coalition added a dozen new members and held events to highlight the safety and health needs of our community by advocating for dedicated funding […]

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