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Stay home. Save lives. Portland enters phase 1 of reopening.

Celebrate May the Fourth Be With You Day

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and SmartTrips invite you to celebrate May the Fourth Be With You day with fun Star Wars characters, bike goal questionnaire, and web resources to keep you cycling comfortably.

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Five cartoon-style characters wearing Star Wars-themed outfits with messages: May the force help you physically distance, ride solor, and wear a mask

One day we will be able to bike with friends to our favorite places again. Until then we need to save the galaxy by staying home and physically distancing ourselves when we bike or walk for exercise. 

Not all hope is lost. As we stay home to save lives we can set intentions for biking more in the future and plan with the resources available below.

May the Force go with you!

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Plan your mission

Where would you like to go by bike when stay-at-home is lifted? Now is the perfect time to start planning your bike mission. Set your intentions by filling out a short questionnaire (Star Wars-inspired, of course) and get a personal plan emailed to you.

Tools for your mission

Digital map - Find the best routes for your mission with our online map that shows all of Portland's bikeways.

Portland Biking Guide - A great place to start if you are new to biking in Portland or just need a refresher on navigating the galaxy.

Portland Family Biking Guide- Are you and your family interested in biking? This guide has advice for Jedis of all ages all from pregnancy to getting kids riding on their own. 

Checklist for getting started on a bike - Starting your first bike mission can be daunting, this checklist walks you through each step for a successful ride.