Transportation

Bicycles

Date Added Resource Source
Employer Tips
Sep 2013

Bike Commuting Tips and Tricks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bp2LVLH1fLQ

Thinking of biking to work? Get tips from regular riders on bike commuting.

(youtube)
Nov 2009

Federal Highway Administration University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

http://www.tfhrc.gov/safety/pedbike/pubs/05085/

The University Course contains modular resource material that is intended for use in university courses on bicycle and pedestrian transportation. The Student Workbook (this document) contains 24 lessons that span a wide range of topics including an introduction to bicycling and walking issues, planning and designing for bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and supporting elements and programs.

(FHWA)
Nov 2009

Bicycle Commuter Tax Provision: Frequently Asked Questions

http://www.biketoworkinfo.org/resources/rsc_tax.cfm

The Bicycle Commuter Act was in front of Congress for seven years, and finally passed as an inclusion to the larger Renewable Energy Tax Credit legislation in 2008. The original intent of the provision was to provide a simple, equitable solution to put cyclists on the same footing as people who receive qualified transportation benefits (QTF)’s for taking transit or driving (or parking, actually) their cars to and from work.

(League of American Bicyclists)
Nov 2009

How to Promote Bicycle Commuting

http://www.youcanbikethere.com/content/how-promote-bicycle-commuting

Employers encouraging employees to bicycling to work is one of the best ways to get people back on their bikes. There are a variety of ideas, from building bike parking to offering access to a shower.

(League of American Bicyclists)
Nov 2009

How to Promote Bicycle Commuting

http://www.youcanbikethere.com/content/how-promote-bicycle-commuting

Employers encouraging employees to bicycling to work is one of the best ways to get people back on their bikes. There are a variety of ideas, from building bike parking to offering access to a shower.

(Bike to Work Day San Francisco Bay)
 
Safety
Jul 2013

Get Behind It: The Bike Box

http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/185112

This brochure provides information to cyclists and drivers about Portland's Bike Boxes, an intersection safety design.

(City of Portland, Oregon)
Nov 2009

Improving Bicycle Safety in Portland

http://www.portlandonline.com/TRANSPORTATION/index.cfm?c=46717&a=185776

This article, provided by Portland Office of Transportation, addresses bicycle safety in Portland, causes of accidents, tips for motorists, engineering solutions and more.

(City of Portland, Oregon)
Nov 2009

B-Smart: Bike Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool

http://bikeportland.org/closecall/view_reports.php

This site provides community based data to improve bike safety as a way to collect and organize Portland area cyclists' experiences with risk on the roads.

(BikePortland.org)
Nov 2009

Buses, Trains & Bikes: Sharing the Road

http://trimet.org/tv/episode20/index.htm

When buses, trains and bikes share the road, it's even more important to practice safe driving and safe riding. Cyclists can help by following a few simple "rules of the road."

(TriMet)
Nov 2009

Portland Police release new bicycle traffic enforcement training video

http://bikeportland.org/2009/10/07/portland-police-release-new-bicycle-traffic-enforcement-training-video/

The Portland Police Bureau has just released a new internal training video meant to educate officers about bike-related traffic violations.

(BikePortland.org)
Mar 2009

Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/

Information provided by the Federal Highway Administration pertaining to pedestrians and bicycles intended for transit authorities and city planners

(FHWA)
 
Websites & Organizations
Nov 2009

Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation

http://ibpi.usp.pdx.edu/
(PSU)
Nov 2009

League of American Bicyclists

http://www.bikeleague.org/
(League of American Bicyclists)
Nov 2009

Oregon Bicycle Travel Website

http://rideoregonride.com/
(Travel Oregon)
Nov 2009

Bicycle Transportation Alliance

http://www.bta4bikes.org/
(Bicycle Transportation Alliance)
Nov 2009

Bicycle Safety Education Resource Center

http://www.bicyclinginfo.org/education/resource/fhwa.html
(FHWA)
Nov 2009

Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/BIKEPED/
(ODOT)