Eugene Bicyclist

ON BIKE CULTURE IN EUGENE | Fine blogging since 2010 (with periodic long breaks)

The fire chief, re: Willamette Street: ‘It goes to 11!’

Well, hi there. Look at me wiping the cobwebs off of the inside of WordPress. I tell you what, though, I think our fire chief just had his “Nigel Tufnel” … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Eugene’s meanest streets: South Willamette

OK, let’s make it official: Willamette Street from 18th to 29th avenues has earned itself a Eugene Bicyclist Meanest Streets Lifetime Achievement Medallion. The problem with Willamette Street itself is … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 5 Comments

Take a ride on Willamette Street on Saturday

If you feel strongly about making Willamette Street more bike friendly, you can join others for a ride there tomorrow morning — that’s Saturday Feb. 11. If you happen to … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

The R-G on the Willamette Street plan

If you’re not among those noble souls who still get a newspaper on their front porch every day, Saul Hubbard of The Register-Guard covers the Willamette Street bike lane kerfuffle … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 8 Comments

Willamette Street: Mobilizing

The news is out of a city planning project that imagines the commercial strip on south Willamette Street turned into a thriving but bucolic place filled with happy pedestrians, motorists … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 13 Comments

Eugene’s Meanest Streets: Broadway meets Hilyard

I’d been holding off on this post because I had a question I wanted to ask the police, and I was waiting for a call back from the EPD traffic … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 15 Comments

The crossing … and some thoughts about bike boxes

A couple of weeks ago, Sharrow and I arranged a baby sitter and found ourselves with a rare child-free evening. Remarkably, this coincided with a gathering of the clans at … Continue reading

November 2, 2010 · 13 Comments

Eugene’s meanest streets: West 11th

We continue our “Meanest Streets” series taking up a nomination from Shane, who suggested the achingly beautiful West 11th Avenue. Look, trees! This bucolic thoroughfare is beloved by all: Motorists … Continue reading

September 21, 2010 · 6 Comments

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