Albany-Corvallis Path Decision on Hold

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The decision to allow a bike path between Corvallis and Albany is now on hold. On Tuesday evening, the Benton County Planning Commission heard public testimony about whether to allow a conditional use permit for a bike path in an exclusive farming zone. More than 100 people came out for the meeting. Because … Continue reading »

UO Honored Gold Bicycle Friendly

EUGENE, Ore. — The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Oregon with a Gold Bicycle Friendly University Wednesday. The University of Oregon encourages bicycling as an easy option for transportation and provides amenities such as way-finding signs, bike parking and fix-it stations throughout campus. Being a bike friendly university has created opportunities for … Continue reading »

Corvallis-Albany Bike Path Plans

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It will soon be easier to bike between Corvallis and Albany, thanks to a collaboration project among the two cities and Benton County. Through Connect Oregon, the state is giving the project a $2 million grant to fund part of the bike path, giving cyclists a safer way to commute. Cyclists between … Continue reading »

Timeline Set for Corvallis-Albany Path

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Benton County Board of Commissioners approved an accelerated timeline for the Albany-to-Corvallis Multi-Use Path Project to connect the two cities. Benton County will receive $2 million in grant funding from ConnectOregon for the portion of the pathway stretching between Independence Road and Scenic Drive in North Albany. Design and construction of … Continue reading »

Bikers Take Over for Sunday Streets

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of residents used nothing but foot-powered transportation Sunday. Eugene Sunday Streets returned for its second event of the summer, this time in the Harlow neighborhood. Organizers say they hope the free community event inspires people to use other modes of transportation besides driving. “We’re trying to help our community see that … Continue reading »

Bike and Trailer Stolen from Dad

EUGENE, Ore. — A man is hoping to get his 9-month-old daughter’s toys back after thieves stole his bike and child trailer. Steven Mara says he put up a sign outside his apartment complex showing thieves what they stole didn’t just have monetary value. They were toys that meant something to his daughter Indika. Mara … Continue reading »

Grant Goes to Three New Bridges

EUGENE, Ore. — Thanks to new funding approved by the Oregon Transportation Commission, the Lane Transit District will get $3.51 million. The bulk of the money will go to build three new bike and pedestrian bridges over Amazon Creek. The bridges will be at Buck Street, Sam Reynolds Street, and between Commerce Street and Fern … Continue reading »

Free Whiteaker Mural Art Tour

EUGENE, Ore — Life-sized art comes alive in Eugene this weekend, and with a little peddle power you can take it all in. The Lane Arts Council is hosting its 2nd annual Mural Bike Tour. One of the featured artist is Esteban Camacho Steffensen. Steffensen spent two months at the Washington Jefferson Skate Park transforming … Continue reading »

Trending Now: iPhone 6, Amazing Dunks

EUGENE, Ore.– Here is what’s trending on Thursday. Rumors are circulating about the new iPhone 6 and it’s possible release date, a high tech bike navigates you around town, and LA Lakers Jeremy Lin dunks over unsuspecting people- even his mom.

Cyclists Ride for Sweet Treat

EUGENE, Ore. — A sunny Sunday and miles and miles of cycling. That was the case for hundreds Sunday at the annual Blackberry Bramble. The event is hosted by GEARS a local biking advocacy group. Cyclists were out early, some of them setting out for a 100 mile ride. At the finish participants got some ice cream … Continue reading »

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