Shift Lanes: 13th Avenue
The 13th Avenue Bikeway features a two-way protected bike lane from Alder Street to Lincoln Street, linking the University of Oregon to downtown Eugene. During the week of Fri–Fri, Oct. 23–30, Shift Lanes: 13th Avenue celebrates the…
Ride 4 Justice
UPDATE 10/23/2020: Added route map. On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., starting and ending in Alton Baker Park, join us for a 8-mile, family-friendly, socially-distanced solidarity ride for those we have lost…
20 is Plenty
20 is Plenty was approved for most neighborhood residential streets in Eugene on July 13, 2020; signs currently being installed on a rolling basis. 20 is Plenty yard signs are available starting in late October;…
LTD 2021–2030 CIP Open for Public Comment
UPDATE 11/13/2020: Now includes LTD Board adoption of CIP. UPDATE 10/21/2020: Now includes BEST’s recommendations. LTD’s Community Investment Plan (CIP) is a 10-year framework that provides direction on community investments. Scheduled for adoption on Nov….
Volunteer: Apply by October 23 to join Springfield’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Apply by Friday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. to join Springfield’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). Download an application. Questions? Contact Emma Newman at 541-726-4585 or email@example.com.
BEST People: Marianne Nolte
Marianne Nolte says that biking is the way to go. She was BEST’s Transportation Options Coordinator for two years while earning a degree in planning from the UO. Now she is on the BEST Board…
After fatal traffic stop shooting, Springfield agrees to pay $4.55M, review police use of force
UPDATE 12/28/2020: Added links to recent Washington Post podcast and Atlantic story. UPDATE 10/17/2020: Added information from Washington Post story about police shootings involving people in the throes of a mental health crisis. On March…
Black Unity activist struck by driver during Children’s March
Multiple eye-witnesses report that Isiah Wagoner, 29, a leader of the activist group Black Unity, was intentionally struck by Travis Paul Waleri, 34, driving a white Subaru during a Children’s March on Sunday, June 28,…
2020 BEST Awards to Eugene transportation project, Downtown Springfield, and Springfield planner
EUGENE (June 24, 2020)—Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation recently presented awards to the Amazon Active Transportation Corridor, Downtown Springfield, and Springfield Transportation Planner Emma Newman.
Eugene candidates offer views on making streets safer
EUGENE (May 2, 2020) — Ten candidates running for city council and four for mayor offered their views on making streets safer in Eugene.