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1500 Strong for a Safer TV Highway

TV Highway

There is only one continuous connection throughout Washington County between the communities of Beaverton, Aloha, Reedville, Hillsboro, Cornelius, and Forest Grove. That road is the Tualatin […]

For Every Kid Campaign Update: Putting the FUN in FUNding policy!


August and September were full of outreach to grow support and show elected officials how many of us want a safe route to school for every kid. This update is full […]

Happy Birthday

Jonathan Alice

This is the best picture we could find of Jonathan Maus winning an Alice B. Toeclips award in 2007. It’s not a great picture but where it was […]

A People’s History of Recent Urban Transportation Innovation

In 1974, Portlanders blocked construction of the Mt. Hood Freeway and made way for decades of transportation innovation. This history, along with those of Denver, New York, Seattle, […]

Guest Post: Riding with Kids in Cornelius


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

NG Report Cover

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


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!


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


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, […]

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