Category: Recreation

  • Trails Strategy Posted

    Update 4 July 2006: Two nice pieces in the Trib this morning about the trails plan: one on the overall system, one on the North Portland trail. Original Post 22 June 2006: From the BTA Blog, Portland Parks and Rec has posted their Trails Strategy (PDF, 1.5M) and will present it to City Council on […]

  • Wine Train?

    According to Thursday’s Oregonian, a group of business and elected leaders in Yamhill County would like to run a train from Portland through the wine country, perhaps terminating at the Spirit Mountain casino. Just a few obstacles: buying set of self-propelled rail cars that ODOT is putting up for bid and $20M to make repairs […]

  • Portland Parks Seeks Feedback on Trails Strategy

    Portland Parks and Recreation has a released a draft strategy (PDF, 420K) for development of the Portland segments of the regional trails network. Check it out and let them know what you think. Or attend the formal presentation: Thursday, June 1, 2006 6:30 – 8:00 pm Portland Building – Second Floor Room C 1120 SW […]

  • Wanted: 3000 Donuts

    The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is searching for 3000 donuts. At a recent staff meeting, our Program Director Brita Johnson asked if we knew where to find 3000 donuts. That’s right, 250 dozen. Well, Voodoo Donuts has their Tex-Ass Sized donuts, but asking them to make 3000 cool donuts isn’t a likely winner. Perhaps Franz Bakery, […]