Portland Reaches 25% Cycling Mode Share!

It took a bit longer than expected, but Portland’s lofty ‘2030 Bike Master Plan‘ goal of attaining 25% of traffic trips taken by bicycle has finally been reached. After years of stagnation at the 6% mark, a critical mass of galvanized citizens compelling complacent politicians has created a perfect storm. Portland finally has seen a steady… Continue reading Portland Reaches 25% Cycling Mode Share!

Rebel Metropolis Bicycle Drunk-Cast: Volume 3!

One windy night last week, cycling poet Meg Brennan joined me in my home to record the third installment of Rebel Metropolis’s drunken bike-themed podcast. Topics of discussion involved Portland’s recent Snowpocalype 2014, using bikes as tools of civil disobedience, pedestrian fatalities, the political spectrum of bicycle advocacy, bike shopping at Wal-Mart, why there aren’t cycling commercials… Continue reading Rebel Metropolis Bicycle Drunk-Cast: Volume 3!