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March 9, 2012
Can Freight Bikes Replace Trucks??

Sweet news!  We were recently featured on OPB's Ecotrope blog! What's Ecotrope? Well, the Ecotrope blog explores the current state of Northwest landscape and delves into the complex science and policy debates shaping its future. They investigate the federal, state and local laws governing energy use, fish and wildlife species, air, water, land and agriculture. They […]

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December 5, 2011
Franklin Jones on The Sprocket Podcast

Cue it up... Franklin joins the conversation at 21min 30sec! Originally broadcast on December 4th, 2011 on The Sprocket. From the article: We discuss the difference between a courier service and established route delivery, their delivery radius, Dave’s Killer Bread, working for David Evans & Associates, B-Line’s beginnings and the Boston-based company (MetroPed) that helped inspire it, […]

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October 20, 2011
A Whole New World: The Life of a B-Line Rider

We all know the feeling, the endless day to day grind of working, and the slow decent from the “new job” high to the less exciting realization that work can’t always be the magical dream you had hoped for after college. This feeling affects us all, no matter how wonderful the work we are doing. […]

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August 9, 2011
A Day in the Life of the Grand Central Bakery Route

In recent months Grand Central Bakery decided to partner with B-line to deliver their late bake afternoon route.  This is their third bread bake of the day, which means the restaurants and their customers get the freshest artisan bread possible. Another plus is it takes one of their delivers vans off the road. So not […]

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July 3, 2011

Transitions June 2011 was a month full of transition for B-Line. For those of you who interact with our team in the real world it may have seemed like a new rider was delivering your goods every time your door opened! Steve Rowe and Roberto Casanueva moved on from B-Line to pursue interests and opportunities […]

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March 8, 2011
Shop Talk: Disc Brakes

Everywhere we go, folks have a lot of questions about the mechanics behind our trikes. This month, we are happy to bring you the first of a series of guest blogs from our mechanic extraordinaire, Bill Murdock. Bill is the man behind our machines, and is something of a superhero to the B-Line team, especially […]

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February 8, 2011
B-Line in the News

Thanks to the announcement of our new contract with the City of Portland and Office Depot to deliver office supplies to various city agencies this week, B-Line has been all over the news. Grateful for the opportunity to tell our story and spread the word about B-Line's innovative business model, it is always interesting to […]

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December 21, 2010
Season’s Greetings from B-Line!

Season’s Greetings from B-Line! I have always looked forward to the dawning of a new year and the opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the year behind. This year is no exception. In 2010, while the local and national economy stumbled, B-Line continued to grow and to positively impact our community. Now with several […]

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November 16, 2010
Doing Business the Portland Way

I am often asked how it is to do business in Portland. In response, I immediately begin talking about the collaborative nature of business in this city. There is a sense of opportunity and of building an even better place that pervades so many conversations associated with our business landscape and I am constantly amazed […]

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October 22, 2010
B-Line partners with Eco Dry cleaners to clip environmental impact

Fox 12 news featuring B-Line and Eco Dry Cleaners partnership.

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