City Discusses Skateboarding Rules

EUGENE, Ore. — Changes could be coming for skateboarders and bicyclists in Eugene. It’s currently illegal for skateboarders to ride on city streets, except to cross them. But that could change. The city┬áis thinking about allowing skateboarders to ride in bike lanes on city streets. It’s because skateboarding is increasing as a travel option. The … Continue reading »

City Seeks Comment on Willamette Street

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is holding an open house Tuesday to discuss changes to Willamette Street. The city is planning on repaving Willamette between 19th and 24th avenues starting in June. A big part of the project is adding bike lanes to the street. That area of Willamette Street currently has none, … Continue reading »

Willamette Street Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Some changes could be coming to the area of Willamette Street between 24th and 32nd avenues, which is home to many local businesses. At the intersection of Willamette Street and 25th Avenue, there are two lanes of traffic in each direction, but no bike lanes. The proposal to change traffic patterns on … Continue reading »