Archive | September, 2014

Jasmine Block Update

9-9-2014 Streetcar Construction

9-9-2014 Streetcar Construction

Work continues on the Jasmine Block double track work. This week, crews have completed the saw cut in 4th Avenue and yesterday, track was being positioned for tie down.

Streetcar service continues uninterrupted at this point however, there will be a shut down coming next week while track tie in and electrical work is brought up to par.

8-24-2014 Streetcar Construction

8-24-2014 Streetcar Construction

Crews have come a long way in a few weeks. Note the picture above from 9-9-2014 and the same view from 8-24-2014. Stay tuned, this will wrap up quickly.

KBOO Bike Show: Biking Past 50

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.9MB)

Alon and Christopher talk with Ann Morrow, Jerry Smith and S. Brian Willson about the joys and challenges of riding past age fifty. Ann is the president of the Portland Wheelman Touring Club and is host of the cable TV show Cycology Today (viewed on NWbicyclesafetycouncil.org.) Jerry is also an active member of the touring club and for the past twenty years has joined them on many rides in the Pacific NW, as well as riding solo, and sometimes with his daughter, in Ireland Cuba, Puerto Rico, Greece, the Czech Republic, France and New Zealand. Vietnam veteran, author and peace activist S. Brian Willson has journeyed over 70,000 miles using a handcycle, including during his book tour along the West Coast. (http://www.brianwillson.com/)