Bend Police Officer Chris Carney talks bike safety and enforcement initiatives in this Good Morning Central Oregon segment. He and host Kristi Miller discuss: the Bicycle Diversion Program the highest cause of bicycle crashes in Bend rules for riding on the sidewalk Downtown Bend Dismount Enforcement Zone Share the Road best practices in roundabouts In […]
The First Annual Bike and Pedestrian Summit for Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes Counties. Sponsored by the Deschutes County Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC), Commute Options and the City of Madras. Keynote speaker, the internationally acclaimed Dan Burden. Speaker topics include: Implemented bike & pedestrian improvements Current/future bike & pedestrian efforts Funding for bike & […]
Ray Thomas’ Pedal Power: A Legal Guide for Oregon Bicyclists has become the defacto bible when it comes to bicyclists rights and responsibilities on the road. Now in it’s 7th edition and created in conjunction with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA), the guide is an “indispensable resource for bicycling in Oregon. In this [guide], you’ll […]
Here’s a recent Oregon Department of Transportation video covering on-street bicycle safety. The video was taped in Central Oregon and focuses on safely navigating a roundabout, hand-signaling, yielding to pedestrians, as well as avoiding left and right hooks from cars.
WHERE: Audubon Room, The Environmental Center16 NW Kansas St., Bend WHEN: Friday 9/24 from 6 to 9pm AND Saturday 9/25 9am-noon COST: $30, includes snacks and supplies, bring your bike and helmet. WHY: To become a safer cyclist and learn to teach youth bicycle and pedestrian safety. For more details on what will be covered, […]
The mere mention of this transportation corridor and mountain gateway on Bend’s west side conjures images of unmatched recreation opportunity, scenic drives and breathtaking (literally!) bicycling adventures. For many, it represents the commute home. However, due to its current configuration and condition that is arguably inadequate for the current diversity and extent of use, Skyliners […]