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Aug
09

Blumenauer Bridge opens… and we LOVE it!

  Back in February, Willamette Week created a “25 Reasons to Love Portland” Valentine to this place we call home. Number seventeen was,“Because Portland Is Building Bridges for People, Not Cars.” In it, The Street Trust explained why we’re smitten with carfree public infrastructure investments like Flanders Crossing and the Blumenauer Bridge. They’re important from […]

Aug
08

Carefree Sunday returns to Milwaukie!

  The Street Trust loves street activation – go figure. We can’t hide it it, we adore open streets events! City of Portland’s Sunday Parkways isn’t the only open streets extravaganza to return to the region this year: Carefree Sunday returned to Milwaukie after a three-year hiatus.  The five-mile route for Sunday’s event featured three […]

Jul
27

What Adaptive Biketown Means To Me

  Adaptive BIKETOWN is a great start for making cycling more accessible to disabled people – Cassie Wilson, Community Engagement Assistant at The Street Trust. As a disabled person, I’d never gotten to ride a bike as an adult until I found one that works for me at Adaptive BIKETOWN. During the 2022 Oregon Active […]

Jul
22

TST + BIKETOWN Announce Partnership

  The Street Trust and BIKETOWN have just announced a creative partnership to bring BIKETOWN for All to BIPOC and underserved communities across the City of Portland.  The program will include community education, group rides led by compensated ride ambassadors, and engaging partners across the city.  The Street Trust has worked with BIKETOWN for years […]

Jul
07

Statement on Eastbank Esplanade Bias Attack

  Standing United Against Violence and Hate in Our Streets  A visiting Asian family was attacked while cycling along the Eastbank Esplanade in Portland earlier this week. We understand that this attack was racially motivated and led to physical and verbal abuse of both the father and child.  The attacker has been charged with a […]