High Street Protected Bike Lane Open House
In June, there will be an open house to see exhibits and discuss design options for continuing the River to Ridges Bikeway through downtown. The River to Ridges Bikeway includes both on-street and off-street bicycling facilities that people riding bikes can use to travel from the Ridgeline Trail in South Eugene to the Riverbank Path along the Willamette River. This meeting will focus on the north segment of the bikeway from 19th Avenue to 4th Avenue on High Street. Early planning calls for a two-way protected bike lane on the west side of High Street to replicate the comfort and social aspects of riding on a shared use path.
The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 28th at the Eugene Garden Club (1645 High Street, Eugene) starting at 5:30 PM. Drop by any time between 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM to talk with staff and to learn more about the High Street project and the River to Ridges vision. If you cannot make the meeting and want to provide comments you can take an online survey. Opens a New Window. .
Bike Share Has Launched!
We're excited to work with PeaceHealth Rides, the University of Oregon, and Lane Transit District to bring a new transportation option to Eugene. If you're a city employee make sure you look for an email about the new membership benefit. Everyone gets a $2 introductory offer through May for Bike Month. Use the promo code RideWithUs541 and we'll see you out in the streets! Learn more here.
On February 26th, City staff informed the Eugene City Council that the bike lanes and a three-lane street will be made permanent with a pavement preservation project in 2019. Lean more here.
Active Transportation Committee meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month in the Sloat Conference Room at the Eugene Atrium Building (99 W. 10th Ave) from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. All meetings are open to the public.
The Transportation Team offers competitive internships for students. The internships provide opportunities to earn academic credits, gain practical skills in a professional environment, and explore career paths.