According to the press materials there will be three monitored bike parking enclosures - one more than last year! (map here)
- Near the entry off Bush and High
- Near the entry off Leffelle and Church
- Near the entry at McCullough Stadium off Mission
Opinion Piece in Statesman
OBRA Director and BTA Board Member Kenji Sugahara has a piece on the opinion page today, "Cycling Gives Economy and Environment a Lift."In it he nicely rehearses the argument:
There are riders from all walks of life: law enforcement, emergency medical service responders, judges, doctors, carpenters, farmers, military personnel, Republicans, Democrats and Tea Party members. Cycling is non-partisan....Cycling creates jobs and revenue. Cycling also helps reduce road congestion, can cut your commute time and saves money.Cycle Oregon Weekend
Salem and Willamette University hosts Cycle Oregon Weekend this weekend and expects 1,700 people on bike for three days!
* Yeah, I know...You don't have to eat them! But if losing weight can be a reason to bike, being able to enjoy some treats while maintaining weight is also a fine reason to bike. Here's more on a different kind of CHIP, if you insist.