Riding west on the new bikeway alongside Highway 34 the other day, I saw this little plastic doll resting against the base of a Pacific Power pole and didn’t think anything of it. Then I came to the power pole next in line.
On the new and almost-open bikeway along Highway 34 west from Riverside Drive, it’s noisy but not nearly as noisy as my video makes it seem. The combination of traffic and wind played havoc with the little microphone on my camera. Still, I enjoyed Wednesday’s test ride on the part of the bikeway that’s now […]
The answer is $1.1 million. And the question, posed by reader Gary Womack in an email a few days ago, was: ” I would also like to know how much money this bike path will be costing the taxpayers (me),so that a very few people can ride their bikes.”
Proposals to tax and even license bicycle owners and riders got nowhere in the 2015 Oregon legislature because they were bad ideas, too impractical even for lawmakers who usually don’t mind sticking their fellow citizens with higher fees.
Please check the update concerning the south bypass and Highway 34 at the bottom of this story. Things have been heating up on the traffic beat. On Monday and Tuesday motorists got stuck in, and complained about, heavy congestion between Corvallis and Albany, apparently brought on by construction work on the south bypass of Highway 34. And […]