Sunday Parkways, take two

Sunday Parkways, take two
File photo - 2012 Sunday Parkways (Kai Hayashi /

PORTLAND, Ore. - The second Sunday Parkways of the year is happening this weekend in Northeast Portland.

Sunday Parkways is where the city shuts down a few roads so bicyclists and pedestrians can have a car-free day. The first one was held last month in East Portland.

This Sunday, folks can explore neighborhood greenways in Northeast Portland and the Cully Boulevard Cycletrack. There will also be activities, music and food at Woodlawn, Alberta and Fernhill Parks, plus Rigler School.

The Sunday Parkways idea started back in 2008 with the goal of getting people active in their communities and thinking about alternative ways to get around town. If you're waiting for the event to hit your neighborhood, here are the upcoming dates: