Tag: Portland OR

Toward the ATOD Market

This utopian idea has been gestating in my head for some time.  Now it looks like the Zeitgeist is opening up for it to emerge. Item:  an Oregon state legislator, Mitch Greenlick, has introduced a bill to make tobacco a prescription drug, and to criminalize off-prescription use.  Greenlick is chair of the Oregon House Committee on …

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Bicycles in an Art Museum?

Memo to the Oakland Museum: The Portland OR Art Museum has a popular special exhibit featuring modern bicycle designs.  More than forty bikes are on display, ranging from the ultra-compact Sachs Tango, which folds up almost into a briefcase, to the Smith Long John, one of the first cargo-carrying bikes.  There’s also the Taga, a …

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