City of Portland

image 1-2: A modern interpretation of the Ponte Vecchio.
Over 40,000 s.f. of retail space located on the pedestrian/rail/bicycle bridge crossing the Willamette.

image 3-6: The City of Portland asked PATH Architecture to assist in understanding and clarifying the relationship between cars and bicycles.
As bicycle commuters become more and more numerous, the close calls and tragic accidents are also increasing. We all need to work together to improve the collective understanding of bikes and cars sharing the same roads. How can we educate and understand both sides of the discussion in order to improve the safety and enjoyment of everyone involved?