Archive for Author: Rebecca

Breaking the Grid: Tech and Transportation in Conversation

By Rebecca Fisher, Communications Intern On a rainy, dark evening last Thursday, around 50 people came to a live podcast event hosted by BikePortland, Community Cycling Center, and Oregon Walks to hear a panel talk about the intersection of transportation and technology. The panel featured community leaders’ voices, including our own CEO, Mychal Tetteh; Executive […]

ABC and Cully neighbors test out new wayfinding signage

By Rebecca Fisher, Communications Intern After a push in the Cully community for better navigation aids in the neighborhood, Living Cully entered phase two of new wayfinding signage, including temporary signage that pedestrians and bicyclists tested out this past Saturday. The first phase included six different bike rides and five different walks, organized with the help […]

Lumberyard staff build bikes for kids

By Rebecca Fisher, Communications Intern On November 5th, Lumberyard Bike Park donated $10,000  worth of new bikes to the Community Cycling Center. Some kids were fortunate enough to ride home with these bikes in last Sunday’s Holiday Bike Drive. The rest of the bikes will be used to build up a bike fleet that our […]

Outdoor Adventures with NAYA

By Rebecca Fisher, Communications Intern Over the last month, the Community Cycling Center teamed up with NAYA to run a three part elective series for students at NAYA. The elective series was part of a larger series called “Outdoor Adventures” taught by Ben Taylor (pictured below). The three part bike segment consisted of one session […]

Barbara’s story of earning a bike

By Rebecca Fisher, Communications Intern When someone stole Barbara’s bike, she didn’t know what to do. Biking was her main mode of transportation and she couldn’t afford a new bike. Biking is important to her because it is a “sustainable mode of transit and is important for exercise.” She heard about Community Cycling Center’s Earn a […]

Why everyone should come out to Volunteer Nights

By Rebecca Fisher, Social Media Intern It’s a 7:00 pm on a Tuesday and NE Alberta Street is quiet, but Community Cycling Center is buzzing with energy. Twenty volunteers have come out for Volunteer Night to work on donated bikes for the Holiday Bike Drive, an event where about 300 children will earn bikes. The […]