Category: Biking

November 20, 2018

2019 Safe Routes to Parks Application due December 10

Communities are invited to apply for the 2019 Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program. The program provides tailored technical assistance for 11 communities to develop Safe Routes to Parks action plans and awards $12,500 to each community to begin implementation of those plans.  Grantee communities will work closely with staff at the Safe Routes to School National Partnership from February through September 2019 to develop action plans aimed at improving safe, equitable access to local parks in their communities. Applications are due by 11:59 PM PT on December 10.

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July 6, 2018

Find out how your city/town rates: PeopleForBikes!

PlacesForBikes is a data-driven approach to identifying the best U.S. cities and towns for bicycling to help city leaders pinpoint improvements and make riding better for everyone. Using feedback from everyday bike riders, city staffers, open-source maps and publicly available data, it scores five key factors: ridership, safety, network, acceleration and reach. Check out your city here.

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January 20, 2016

Get Motivated for Walk + Bike Challenge in 2016

May 2016 will be here before you know it, so register now for Oregon’s Walk + Bike Challenge. The friendly competition hosted by the Bicycle Transportation Alliance encourages more kids and families to walk and bike to and from school and throughout their neighborhoods.

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October 12, 2015

Have Your Say about the Role of Biking, Walking in Oregon’s Future.

How does the way we get around affect our health? What role should biking and walking play in Oregon’s transportation network? These are the questions at stake as citizens develop a long-term Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, led by the Oregon Department of Transportation. The plan should reflect all of Oregon, from big cities to rural communities. Get involved and make your voice heard.

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October 12, 2015

Medford, it’s time to talk about your streets and roads.

Medford residents can influence important community decisions—like which streets are improved for better biking and walking access, or where new trails get built—by getting involved with the city’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. Learn more about the committee’s work or attend their next meeting, the second Monday of each month at Medford City Hall, 411 West 8th St.

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