What Shall Be Done with the Thieves of Bicycles?

An old Oregonian article tells us what they used to do...

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Thieves of bicycles: indeed, they are a scourge upon our fair metropolis.Ask any woman or man who cycles in this city and they shall tell you a tale of some terrible thing that befell them or one of their acquaintances as a result of these rogues, who threaten our livelihoods, health and convenience by exploiting the ease by which a bicycle can be absconded with.This is well known to us, and has ...   More
 
Monday, January 19, 2015 by Martin Cizmar

New Report Shows Car Travel Also Down in Portland


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Portland's Bureau of Transportation will announce tomorrow that car traffic on bridges headed to downtown Portland decreased by about the same amount as bicycle traffic in 2009, according to the latest data. The new finding complements information in a Dec. 16 WW story that showed bicycle travel in Portland dipped 6 percent in 2009, the first such decline in at least five years. That story ...   More
 
Thursday, January 7, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Judge Removes Large Bicycle Rack Fine


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When he gave his friend a ride home on his bicycle from the Aladdin Theatre last February, Kenneth Southerland did not think he was breaking the law. The police did. But Southerland and all Portland cyclists won a victory today when a traffic court judge and the police agreed to discharge Southerland's $143 ticket. By giving his friend a ride on a rack over his rear tire, Southerland had ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Jacob Reingold

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