A few weeks ago I traveled to Boston. Which had nothing to do with me being part of an article in The Boston Globe, but I was there none the less, riding transit and checking out the bike lanes there in that fine city.
When I returned to Portland, a few days later I was riding down the Stark Street green painted bike lane (PDF) on my way to the Portland Chrome Store. While coming down the bike lane Derrick was taking a photograph of me for the write up (which unfortunately didn’t make it into the article). I stopped and we struck up a conversation with the Portland bike infrastructure manager, Derrick and I. After a good conversation Derrick returned to Boston a few days later and then after a week or so, put together this article “A successful model for urban cycling in Portland, Ore“.