Bike lanes help everybody

Note: This post originally appeared in The Bend Bulletin's 'Letters to the Editor' section. Traffic in Bend is likely to get worse (“Short commutes still the norm in Bend,” Jan. 6) and parking downtown is so bad that the city is paying $555,250 to study the problem...

A sign of good things to come?

In the wake of a protected bike lane demonstration project with a lot of heavy lifting done by City of Bend staffers from the Growth Management Department, volunteers from the Bend Livability Project and Bend Bikes, facts on the ground are about to change. In the...

What is a protected bike lane?

The League of American Bicyclists established a catchy meme to remind folks about the elements that go into a bicycle friendly community. They called it the 5 E's. When one or more of these elements are absent from a city's transportation scheme, the numbers of those...

Is bigger better?

One of the things I love about working on projects for Bend Bikes is it forces me explore corners of roadway logistics I ordinarily wouldn't. In a prime example, I was having a discussion the other day with a City of Bend staffer and learned something new. One of the...
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