Portland is Completely Overrated as a Bike City.

Even a city like Portland  that is lauded for bike infrastructure is deemed lacking by Mikael Colville-Andersen, .one of the most well-known bicycling and urban planning consultants in the world.”

Why?

He says, “It is a car city that squeezed some bike facilities in. Almost reluctantly, it seems.”

This doesn’t have to be the case in Asbury Park.

Harsh words for Portland after a visit over the holidays.

In an Instagram post yesterday, Mikael Colville-Andersen wrote that, “Portland is completely overrated as a bike city” and that “It is a car city that squeezed some bike facilities in. Almost reluctantly, it seems.”

Read more…https://bikeportland.org/2018/01/03/colville-andersen-portland-is-completely-overrated-as-a-bike-city-263331

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