Marley Blonsky and Kailey Kornhauser are the subjects of an award-winning short film called “All Bodies on Bikes.”
The benefit isn’t just for Portland State University students, but every PSU student qualifies for a free bike ride.
Eighty blocks across the city will have their plastic orange barrels replaced with concrete planters and 15 mph speed limit signs.
Twenty-one years ago, Byer started the tradition of using scrap material to decorate the white silhouettes of cyclists that mark lanes around the city, transforming the symbol into everything from a scuba diver to a tennis player, a bike-riding slug to David Bowie.
The original Biketown bikes were pulled off the street last September and replaced with e-bikes.
PBOT announced the opening today with a video that seems more like a GMC truck ad than a teaser for a bike route.
Until last year, Lillard was apparently unaware of Portland’s e-bike craze.
Starting May 1, Sunday Parkways will release biking and walking routes on its website and social media accounts.
This year’s bike festival will be three months long.