Kaiser Permanente signs deal with Portland Bike Share We are thrilled to announce that Kaiser Permanente has become the official and sole sponsor of BIKETOWN in the health insurance and health care facility operation category. This sponsorship builds on Kaiser Permanente’s longstanding commitment to supporting programs that promote healthy, sustainable transportation choices. Kaiser Permanente has been the lead sponsor of Portland Sunday Parkways since its inception in 2008 and sponsored the Portland SmartTrips Ten Toe Express walking program for ten years, beginning in 2005.
Nike sponsors Portland Bike Share The announcement is set for Thursday morning. A Portland Bureau of Transportation spokesman did not immediately return a phone call seeking more details. Commissioner Steve Novick, who oversees the transportation bureau and will speak during Thursday's announcement, declined to comment, as did Nike representatives.