Category: Pedestrian Law


Construction equipment moving beside a damaged concrete sidewalk. Closures of sidewalks and bike lanes for construction are dangerous and often avoidable, and the state of Oregon could be doing more to protect non-motorized road users.

Protecting Sidewalks and Bike Lanes from Disruption by Construction

The other day I was driving along Tualatin Valley highway during afternoon rush hour. Both lanes in each direction were filled with cars. As I…

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TCNF's logo with the scales of justice

Hidden Costs in "Low Cost" Crossbikes?

Portland’s inner eastside contains an extensive network of neighborhood greenways: low traffic side streets that encourage bike traffic by including sharrow pavement markings, bike-specific wayfinding signs,…

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A bike at night silhouetted against headlights, which emphasizes how tricky visibility can be in Oregon and how bicyclists can protect themselves through the use of bike lights and bright or reflective clothing.

Bike Lights: Riding with What’s Required Has Benefits

I was biking home at dusk in northeast Portland, and I turned onto a particularly narrow street. I could see a car approaching, though at…

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Oregon Bicycle Riders and Pedestrians Need More Protection From Personal Injury

A cyclist or pedestrian involved in a collision with a vehicle often suffers serious injury, requiring emergency medical care, surgery and hospitalization and short or…

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We Support The Street Trust

On Friday, September 29, TCNF’s attorneys attended the Alice Awards, The Street Trust’s annual awards and fundraising event.  The Street Trust (formerly the Bicycle Transportation…

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