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Guest Post: Riding with Kids in Cornelius

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This guest post is written by Russell Crispin, BTA Advocacy Intern.  “Not everybody can come on the bike ride,” I said with regret when a young […]


Neighborhood Greenways Step It Up

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There has been a lot of talk about increased traffic congestion in Portland. What’s not being discussed is how much worse it would be without bicycles. No […]


Council Creek Trail Closer to Reality

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After tireless planning efforts, the vision for the Council Creek Regional Trail is nearly complete. The trail – which will link Hillsboro, Cornelius, Forest Grove, and […]


For Every Kid Campaign Update: Beaverton leads the way!

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We are making serious progress in the fight to secure dedicated funding to make safe routes to school for every kid a reality. Enjoy the following July highlights and […]


Tualatin Valley Highway Campaign Update

We can do better than this.

This summer, the BTA embarked on an ambitious and desperately needed campaign to raise support for a safer Tualatin Valley (TV) Highway. It’s one of our […]


2015 Legislative Review

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In the first few months of 2015 the Oregon Legislature tried to repeal Oregon’s landmark bicycle bill, require people to have license plates on their bikes, […]


Yes, Suburbanites Want to Bike and Walk

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As part of a major study to examine transportation challenges and solutions 50+ years into the future, Washington County recently completed an online open house to discuss […]


Safety Audit Reveals “Shocking” Deficiencies on SW Barbur

Our Pedalpalooza ride confirmed the obvious.

The results are in! We have pored over data from our mock “Road Safety Audit” on SW Barbur and have reached an unsettling conclusion: SW Barbur […]


For Every Kid Campaign Update: Rides, Farmers Markets, and Petitions, Oh My!

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We are making some serious progress in the fight to secure dedicated funding to make safe routes to school for every kid a reality. Enjoy the following June highlights […]


Novick on Climate, Bikelash, and What’s Next

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The following is an opinion piece by the Bicycle Transportation Alliance’s Advocacy Director, Gerik Kransky.  While I’ve been focused on the intense politics of transportation issues the […]


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