Home Must Reads Portland should spend more on bikes

Portland should spend more on bikes

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Portland should spend more on bicycle infrastructure, says a report by the Portland City Club.

Some people have pushed a licensing program that would require all bicyclists to register with the city and pay a small fee. The report found, however, that while it could raise money for bicycle-related projects and alleviate concerns that bicyclists get a “free ride” on city streets, such a program would be difficult to enforce and might deter commuters from using bicycles, among other drawbacks.

Instead, the report recommends a statewide four percent excise tax on sales of new bicycles that would fund “school safety programs, the installation of automated bicycle counters and the creation and distribution of safety programs and materials.”

Read more at Willamette Week.

{biztweet}portland bike{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Community colleges and sustainability

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 31, 2014
sustainabilityBY MARY SPILDE | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Faced with the aftermath of the “great recession,” increasing concern about the environment and dwindling family wage jobs, we have some very important choices to make about our future.


Read more...

Video: The 100 Best Survey

News
Thursday, August 28, 2014

100-best-logo-2015 500pxw-1OB Research Editor Kim Moore shares some pointers about the 100 Best Companies to Work For survey.


Read more...

What I'm Reading

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Kim Ierian, President of Concorde Career Colleges, and Deborah Edward, Executive Director of Business for Culture & the Arts, share their recent reads.


Read more...

Gender Code

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY COURTNEY SHERWOOD

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley reprograms tech.


Read more...

Poll Wrap-Up

News
Friday, August 15, 2014

2014 NewPoll-report-newsletterthumbIn this week's poll, we asked readers: "Who should pay for the troubled Cover Oregon website?" Here are the results.


Read more...

Podcast: Testing for Emotional Intelligence with John Hersey

Contributed Blogs
Friday, September 19, 2014
ivbU3sIXBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

How can you tell if you, a peer, a subordinate or a job candidate has the emotional intelligence needed to do well?


Read more...

Portland rises

News
Monday, August 18, 2014

IMG 2551Portland is in the middle of another construction boom, with residential and office projects springing up downtown, in the Pearl and Old Town. OB Web Editor Jessica Ridgway documents the new wave.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS