Portland’s Bicycle Brilliance

August 5, 2009

Portland, Oregon is an urban cyclist utopia. Smart city planning, some of the strictest land-use laws in North America and consultation with cycling groups now allow almost 30% of residents to claim cycling as their primary or secondary mode of transportation. Vancouver has the potential to become a world class bike city, however it first needs better infrastructure that emphasizes “low stress” bikeways and caters to cyclist safety. Read the full story in The Tyee.