BY parvathi warrier

A Bike Lane Around The Iconic Elk!

Portland's iconic statue that has since time immemorial been the reflection of downtown Portland...

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THOMPSON ELK STATUE

The Portland Bureau of Transportation has announced their plan to incorporate, around the statue, a...

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BIKE LANE!

SO WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THESE PLANS

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Around where the Elk Statue used to stand, before the damage destroyed it...

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On SW Main, between the 3rd and 4th avenues

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Given that there was limited space on that street, 

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Many believed that there would be a tough choice between keeping the statue, or keeping the bike lane

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But the plans that were released allows for both to co-exist

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