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- A tumblr site dedicated to the people and places that make up Oregon and Southwest Washington.
I just came back from Japan (Tokyo area) where cars are the exception instead of the rule. Most people get where they are going by train + walking, or train + biking. I saw huge bike garages at each train station. These were covered areas with closely packed individual rails for each bike.
If Portland had more covered bike parking at MAX stations I for one could commute more often.
Also, people commute with durable cheap steel bikes there. Much more practical than the expensive bikes seen at bike shops in this country. (example TREK's Portland commuter bike is $1500)
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