Streetfilms Portland Week: Older Adults Bicycle Program


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.


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