Streetfilms Portland Week: Older Adults Bicycle Program

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Portland’s Older Adults Bike Program
A Clarence Eckerson Street Film
Running time: 3:37
Download: 17.37 MB

The Portland Office of Transportation recently launched a new program to re-introduce older adults to bicycling. Many of the participants haven’t ridden bikes in over 50 years.

  • Talk about safe routes for seniors! Nice program.

    As someone with a bum ankle right now, I can relate to these older folks. My physical therapist has me doing “bike therapy”, which consists of riding a stationary bike for 30 minutes a day to stay in shape and stretch out my stiff muscles.

    Today I did 8 miles on the stationary bike, but I can only walk about 5 blocks.

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