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on May 20, 2009
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portland bike bicycle video

New York Times on how Portland‘s citizens helped Portland’s government help its citizens build a sustainable, year-round Bike Culture. It’s my favorite city I’ve never been to. Video:

Bonus. Portland’s Bike Boulevards:

And, sexy Pedalpalooza:

Bike City USA:

A Sustainable Role Model:


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One Response to “Bikeland.”

  1. JoanaSmith says:

    PBS is showing a documentary this month comparing Denver (portrayed as the villainous suburban sprawl) and Portland (the vibrant, densely populated, city of tomorrow). It was really interesting: raising concerns about car culture and quality of life. Turns out that the main difference between Denver and Portland is that when the gov was handing out $$ for big highway projects, Denver built I-270, Portland built a light rail system, bike paths, and parks.