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All month long we'll be meeting #WomenWhoBike in Portland as part of our Women's Bike Month campaign. Our goal for the month is to get more women biking by providing the resources and support they need to get started.

Diana Rempe

All month long we'll be meeting #WomenWhoBike in Portland as part of our Women's Bike Month campaign. Our goal for the month is to get more women biking by providing the resources and support they need to get started.

Portland Bike Rental

Take in the views from some of Portland's most iconic bridges while enjoying the Willamette River and nearby attractions like OMSI, the Japanese American Historical Plaza and Salmon Springs Fountain. These two rides can be done individually or paired for a longer loop.

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Beginning May 2nd BIKETOWN is piloting two Super Hub Zones within the Portland State University (PSU) campus and the Central Eastside Industrial District (CEID). Within these Super Hubs, users can park at any public bike rack without paying the $2 out of station fee. These Super Hubs will be piloted through the end of September.

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A coordinated initiative aimed at lessening the impacts of multiple upcoming construction projects in the Central City and Cully neighborhood.

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We will occasionally relocate stations to make them safer, more accessible, to accommodate street improvements, or to optimize the existing network.This post will be updated as future station moves are finalized.

Biketown Survey Infographic 2016

PBOT News Release

BIKETOWN 2016 Report: Survey shows BIKETOWN supports local business, tourism and reduces car trips.

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BIKETOWN is thrilled to announce our partnership with Validated. Users shop and dine at businesses listed in the app and earn credits they can transfer to any account in Validated’s syndicate of transportation providers: Lyft, Luxe, PayPal (for parking and public transit)... and now BIKETOWN!

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Autumn is here for real! The leaves are falling, decorative gourds are everywhere and pumpkin spice flavored anything is sounding more tempting by the minute. Here at BIKETOWN we want to keep your wheels rolling safely as the nights get longer.

Bike Classes Biketown

BIKETOWNpdx is hosting its first Women’s Bike Month - #womenwhobike - to celebrate the women in bike share and encourage more women to give this rapidly growing and popular transportation option a try. Currently, women only account for 34 percent of all bike share members nationally and BIKETOWNpdx wants to see that change.

Pdx Blog Helmets

Helmets

Where to find them, what the law says & how to use them. One of the keys to the success of BIKETOWN has been spontaneous trips. It's easy, affordable and convenient to jump on a bike and go! Trips like these, by their nature, don't typically include a helmet. After all, most people don't carry a helmet with them, even in Portland. That doesn't mean future trips have to be helmet-free.