Sunday Parkways Scrapbook

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Oregonian headline "CAR-FREE AND CAREFREE" the day after the first Sunday Parkways in 2008
The Portland Bureau of Transporation's (PBOT) Sunday Parkways program began in 2008 and quickly became a city tradition. Over the years of Sunday Parkways there has been many highlights and favorite memories. On this page you'll find a sampling of media attention, articles, videos and more. 
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Take a trip down memory lane with this collection of articles and videos from Sunday Parkways past. In these archives you'll see some of the magic and fun that has made this open streets event a favorite Portland tradition for thousands of people. 

Sunday Parkways in the News

Healthiest Employers Winners 2021: Kaiser Permanente, Portland Business Journal - Aug. 2021

Bill Walton Rides Sunday Parkways, - Willamette Week Aug 2019

Sunday Parkways Makes Biking Super Accessible, Willamette Week - Feb. 2018 

Sunday Parkways Mini Golf, Willamette Week - July 2017

Hot Weather for 10th Anniversary of Sunday Parkways, KPTV - June 2017 

Sunday Parkways Goes Through Springwater Corridor, KGW - May 2016

Sunday Parkways Launches into East Portland, Portland Business Journal - May 2015

Sunday Parkways contract gives birth to new bike event production company, Bike Portland - Jan. 2014

PBOT Announces 2013 Sunday Parkways Routes, The Oregonian - Feb. 2013

Sunday Parkways Schedule Set, Portland Business Journal -  March 2011

Season Two Kicks Off, Willamette Week - June 2009

Memorable Press Releases

2022 Sunday Parkways Returns to In-Person Events!

2021 Kaiser Permanente Sticker Hunt 

2020 Sunday Parkways Announces Digital Programming

2020 Reimagining Sunday Parkways During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2019 Sunday Parkways Walks with Refugees and Immigrants

2018 Another Record-Breaking Year for Sunday Parkways

2016 Portland to Host Open-Street Summit

2015 Sunday Parkways Ends with Record Visitors

Sunday Parkways Videos

2021

Great recap of some of the virtual presenters that kept Sunday Parkways alive during the Covid-19 pandemic.

2020

PBOT staff Timo Forsberg shows his kids how to have a great animal party while being safe during the Covid-19 lockdown.

2014 

2014 Promo short filmed by PBOT.

2012

Zumba class at 2012 SW Sunday Parkways.

2011

Mayor Sam Adams interviews Sarah Lee of Kaiser Permanente.
La Familia Gang Muzik Presents: Swiggle Mandela and Anael performing "Photogenic" at Portland Sunday Parkways. Plenty of interviews with participants as well. 

2010

Kaiser Permanente Northwest has partnered with Sunday Parkways to present events that support active living and healthy communities.