Between May of 1997 and March of 2008 (over 10 years), Delaware’s unemployment rate was between 3 and 4%. But for the last four years, unemployment has stubbornly...
Citing Budget Constraints, Portland to Invest More in Biking, Not Driving
If only Wilmington, Newark, and other Delaware cities would share a similar vision -
by Angie Schmitt — It’s always interesting to peek in on what’s happening in Portland, America’s bike mode share leader.
Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Tom Miller announced yesterday that Portland will pursue a 10 percent bike mode share target. Photo: Bike Portland
During a speech at the Oregon Active Transportation Summit yesterday, PBOT Director Tom Miller announced that Portland will be pursuing a 10 percent bike mode share goal, an interim step on the city’s way to achieving its 25 percent target by 2030. (Portland already has the highest bike commuting share of any big city in the country at 7 percent or 5.8 percent, depending on who’s counting.)