Category: Safety

  • Urban Form and Safety

    Portland State University Center for Transportation Studies Winter 2011 Transportation Seminar Series Speaker: Kristie Gladhill, Transportation Modeler, Metro Topic: Modeling Safety and Urban Form When: Friday, March 11, 2011, 12:00 – 1:00pm Where: PSU Urban Center Building, SW 6th and Mill, Room 204

  • Something to be Very Happy About

    The Mayor’s office has been releasing statistics in advance of the annual Safety Summit. Here’s one that we should be proud of! But let’s not take our eye off the ball. Last year had a surge in pedestrian deaths. We still have to make the system a lot safer.

  • Crossing My Fingers for this One

    BikePortland has a report on efforts by the City of Portland to gain local control over setting speed limits on some local streets. This is one of the most important things we can do for safety. I’m wishing this effort much success.

  • Streetcar Gripes

    Last week I helped facilitate a meeting between Portland Streetcar, the City of Portland and a group of bicycle advocates about issues around the new Loop line (including construction issues). One result was this matrix of contact information – who to contact about what. Use it in good health! Click image to expand

  • Vigil for Barbur Crash Victim Tonight

    From Willamette Pedestrian Coalition: In cooperation with Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. and Friends of Barbur, a quiet vigil for Angela Burke and all who have lost someone close to them on the roadway will be held Monday 20 December, 2010 at 5:30 pm, tentative location near the corner of SW Barbur Boulevard and SW Hamilton at…