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How OHSU takes Portland’s Bike Friendliness to New Heights

With John Landolfe, Transportation Options Coordinator, OHSU

You know how bike friendly Portland is. Hear the inside story on how Portland’s largest employer, and highest elevation campus, matched the city’s bike-to-work rate and then tripled it to a whopping 18%! OHSU is home to the most ambitious transportation network in the country, including an aerial tram and the nation’s largest car-free bridge; the busiest year round bike valet; and the most transportation-diverse intersection.

Many of OHSU’s challenges however, ring familiar and the solutions possible anywhere. The right infrastructure, unique bike services, continuous outreach, consistent onboarding, financial incentives, and other cost-effective approaches all contribute to their success. Learn from their many lessons and how to apply them to your situation.