OTREC in the News: Portland State University

Barbur Boulevard construction will be a real-life test for road diet (Bike Portland, March 24, 2014)

How do we get more women cycling? (Pacific Standard, March 17, 2014)

More Americans ride mass transit, but not Oregonians (Oregon Public Broadcasting, March 10, 2014)

Gentrification: A complicated question of race and class (The Oregonian, March 9, 2014)

The next generation of infrastructure (Next City, Jan. 20, 2014; subscription required)

Does driving drop when cycling spikes? (Phys.org, Jan. 9, 2014)

Safety measure was planned for crosswalk where woman died (KATU, Dec. 18, 2013)

How bike-friendliness translates to business (KBOO-FM, Dec. 4, 2013)

Study shows state’s drivers among best at stretching every gallon (The Oregonian, Oct. 9, 2013)

Is the new Multnomah Street working? Research could resonate nationally (Bike Portland, Oct. 7, 2013)

PSU transportation grant includes green provisions (Sustainable Business Oregon, Sept. 26, 2013)

With $2.8 million grant, PSU now a national center for livable communities (Bike Portland, Sept. 26, 2013)

PSU awarded $2.83 million transportation study grant (Portland Tribune, Sept. 24, 2013)

Car exhaust proves unseen road hazard (Portland Tribune, Sept. 19, 2013)

Driving drops, but Portland gridlock among the tops (The Oregonian, Sept. 15, 2013)

OTREC director talks bike economics on KEX radio (KEX 1190 AM, July 21, 2013)

94 percent of bike riders wait at red lights, study finds (Bike Portland, June 25, 2013)

Developers capitalize on the rise of cycling’s popularity (Puget Sound Business Journal, June 21, 2013)

The Changing Face of Homelessness (Oregon State Bar Bulletin, June 2013)

Are e-bikes the next transportation evolution? (KOIN-TV, June 5, 2013)

PSU researchers delve into the usefulness of e-bikes (Sustainable Business Oregon, June 4, 2013)

Biking can be cool ... unless you’re a teen girl (Treehugger, May 29, 2013)

For girls on bikes, new research shows a turning point: age 14 (Bike Portland, May 27, 2013)

Oregon’s bridges in better shape than most—but that’s not saying much (The Oregonian, May 24)

This year’s city traffic project: Improve three high-crash corridors (KATU, May 14, 2013)

The Many Merits of Cycling Infrastructure (Cincinnati CityBeat, May 2, 2013)

The Flashing Yellow Turn Signal: Good for Drivers, Bad for Pedestrians (The Atlantic Cities, May 1, 2013)

Oregon traffic study: Widespread use of flashing yellow arrows poses risk to pedestrians (The Oregonian, April 25, 2013)

Drive Oregon wants e-bikes to help riders on that dreaded last mile (Sustainable Business Oregon, April 15, 2013)

Vehicle Left Turns May Put Pedestrians at Risk (The Dalles Chronicle, April 13, 2013)

Pilot project will push potential of e-bikes as commute vehicles (Bike Portland, April 12, 2013)

Left turns are a pedestrian hazard, study finds (KQED Public Media, April 4, 2013)

Study: Too Many Drivers Fail to Look for Pedestrians When Turning Left (StreetsBlog Capitol Hill, April 4, 2013)

The Latest Bleak Evidence That Crossing the Street is Hazardous to Your Health (The Atlantic Cities, April 3, 2013)

Pedestrians at Serious Risk When Drivers Are ‘Permitted’ to Turn Left (Science Daily, April 2, 2013)

E-bikes: Hill-flattening roadsters coming into their own (Outdoors NW, March 19, 2013)

PSU study equates bike commuting, happiness (The Oregonian, Feb. 4, 2013)

Bike commuters are happiest (and other PSU research tidbits) (BikePortland, Jan. 30, 2013)

Bikers, walkers boost business (Portland Vanguard, Jan. 10, 2013)

TriMet board member demands action in light of investigation by The Oregonian (The Oregonian, Jan. 10, 2013)

Bicyclists, pedestrians and TriMet riders outspend drivers at small businesses: Portland State study (The Oregonian, Dec. 14, 2012)

Bike lanes may benefit small businesses (NBC News, Dec. 7, 2012)

Cyclists, pedestrians and bus riders outspend drivers at restaurants and bars (Seattle Weekly, Dec. 5, 2012)

Cyclists and pedestrians can end up spending more each month than drivers (The Atlantic Cities, Dec. 5, 2012)

Bike facilities are safe and desirable (Planning magazine, December 2012, login required)

Portland commuters are driving more, taking transit less (Oregon Public Broadcasting, Nov. 14, 2012)

E-bikes’ “peddle” power (Portland Vanguard, Nov. 13, 2012)

City gives bike safety a green light (Portland Tribune, Oct. 25, 2012)

Bike research in Portland arms transportation planners with real data (Sustainable Business Oregon, Oct. 24, 2012)

What’s the best way to figure out what bike riders really want? (The Atlantic Cities, Oct. 24, 2012)

Shifting Gears (Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 19, 2012)

PSU research will focus on potential perception of e-bikes (BikePortland, Oct. 8, 2012)

Biking + Walking = More Money Spent at Local Businesses (Triple Pundit, Oct. 8, 2012)

Do cyclists make better customers? (Portland Mercury, Sept. 21, 2012)

PSU research makes connection between bike-friendly and bottom line (BikePortland, Sept. 20, 2012)

In Portland, Ore., bikes rule the road (USA Today, Sept. 10, 2012)

PSU research delves deeper into ‘four types of cyclists’ (BikePortland.org, July 18, 2012)

Drinking and bicycling: the economic perspective (Taking the Lane, July 6, 2012)

Study shows biking customers spend more (BikePortland.org, July 6, 2012)

Drive Oregon hands out first round of EV grants (Sustainable Business Oregon, June 11, 2012)

10 green ideas that will change the world (Oregon Business Magazine, June 2012)

Getaround Brings Car-Sharing to Oregon with Federal Grant (Forbes, Dec. 13, 2011)

Peer-to-peer car-sharing company Getaround ready to launch in Portland with $1.7 million grant (The Oregonian, Dec. 13, 2011)

Peer-to-peer car sharing starts in Portland; Seattle next? (TechFlash, Dec. 13, 2011)

Getaround brings car sharing service to Portland (Sustainable Business Oregon, Dec. 13, 2011)

Portland area’s traffic crashes cost $2.74 billion a year (The Oregonian, Nov. 11, 2011)

Portland bridges likely to fail in major earthquake (Daily Journal of Commerce, Sept. 21, 2011)

Oregon scores more federal EV cash (Sustainable Business Oregon, Sept. 15, 2011)

Without MAX: parking lots and waiting (Portland Tribune, Sept. 1, 2011)

Portland Plans for Transit All Powered by Electricity (New York Times, Aug. 28, 2011)

Electric cars get a charge out of Portland street (ABC News, Aug. 17, 2011)

Experts say an earthquake surely will devastate the Northwest (Oregonlive.com, June 24, 2011)

Researchers look into connection between bicycling and consumer behavior (BikePortland.org, June 14, 2011)

National conference brings bikers, motorists together (The Tyee, May 26, 2011)

Outreach and parking key to successful bike-lane culture, says expert (The Province, May 26, 2011, link retired)

Portland State University researchers win award for traffic bottlenecks study; traffic geeks rejoice (Oregonlive.com, April 8, 2011)

Experts: Portland bridges vulnerable to major earthquake (KGW, March 15, 2011)

‘Get Motivated’ event in Portland turned I-84 into parking lot, traffic data shows (Oregonlive.com, March 14, 2011)

Portland State study says cycle track on SW Broadway is working - in most ways Oregonian, Feb. 25, 2011

PSU report: Cycle track, buffered bike lanes working well, but could be improved (BikePortland.org, Feb. 24, 2011)

Biggest TRB meeting ever highlights visionary bicycle research (DC StreetsBlog, Jan.31, 2011)

Portlanders in D.C. for major transportation research conference (BikePortland.org, Jan. 25, 2011)

OSU tests the limits of Oregon bridges (Daily Journal of Commerce, Nov. 19, 2010)

Minneapolis disaster spawns new concepts in bridge research, testing (Structrual Engineering & Design, Nov. 18, 2010)

The quest for Oregon’s next top (transportation) modeler (BikePortland.org, Nov. 12, 2010)

Transportation initiative joins universities, agencies in Oregon (Daily Journal of Commerce, Nov. 12, 2010)

Cyclists can breathe easy in Broadway’s bike lane (Portland Vanguard, Nov. 9, 2010)

Separating cyclists from air pollution (StreetsBlog.net, Oct. 29, 2010)

Study: Cycle tracks mean better air quality for bikers, walkers (BikePortland.org, Oct. 28, 2010)

Alternative Transportation and PSU Research (Video) (Green Science Oregon, Oct. 23, 2010)

What’s a bike box? (CJAD-800 AM, Oct. 14, 2010)

Electric vehicles the guinea pigs for mileage fee (Daily Journal of Commerce, Oct. 14, 2010)

Portland plans to add bike boxes at 11 locations (KOIN, Sept. 28, 2010)

Anonymous donor helps replace PSU wildlife cams (KGW, Sept. 27, 2010)

Unique wildlife cams stolen outside Wilsonville (KGW, Sept. 18, 2010)

Study concludes bike boxes improve safety; Portland plans 11 more (Oregonlive.com, Sept. 15, 2010)

PSU evaluation finds that bike boxes work (BikePortland.org, Sept. 14, 2010)

PGE opens North America’s first electric vehicle quick-charge station (Electrical Construction & Maintenance, Aug. 9, 2010)

The next China: China’s labor market (The Economist, July 29, 2010)

PSU student researches effect of road construction on wildlife in Wilsonville (The Oregonian, July 5, 2010)