2010 Portland Bicycle Plan
From Portland Afoot
The 2010 Portland Bicycle Plan, often called the 2030 Portland Bicycle Plan because it describes the city's goals for 2030, is a document unanimously approved by Portland's city council in winter 2010, succeeding the 1973 Portland Bicycle Plan and the 1996 Portland Bicycle Plan. It includes road design quasi-standards based on the city's 1996 engineering guidelines.
"It's a plan -- it's not engineering guidelines or standards," road safety activist Ted Buehler said at an Active Right of Way event. But, he added, "They have fabulous text. Probably the best text of any bicycle document anywhere."
The plan's final project manager was Ellen Vanderslice, with dozens of public and private-sector contributors and committee members.
Among the plan's key recommendations:
- That all sewer grates, manholes and utility covers be raised to within 1/4 inch of the pavement.
Things this page should have eventually
- Many more key recommendations
- List of major new bikeways
- Cost estimates
- Funding projections
- Mode share targets
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