Author profile: Michael Andersen (News Editor)
Michael Andersen is the half-time news editor of BikePortland.org. He joined the team in May 2013 after three years as publisher of Portland Afoot and is proud to be supporting BikePortland's pursuit of new initiatives. With the other half of his time, he works as the staff writer for The Green Lane Project, a project of bike advocacy group PeopleForBikes that assists and encourages cities in the design of better bike lanes. You can reach him at email@example.com or his cell, 503-333-7824.
Here are the other 393 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- Washington County commissioner says adjacent landowners should help pay for sidewalks, bikeways (April 23, 2014)
It would be a big change in the way street safety projects are paid for.
- Lessons for Portland transportation from the Beijing subway (April 23, 2014)
How easy is Portland's transportation system to use, really?
- Maybe this is why you can't afford to rent in the central city (April 23, 2014)
In two-thirds of Portland's central seven miles, it's illegal to build a multi-family building.
- As a low-car generation rises, youth organizers step up transportation activism (April 22, 2014)
Few Portlanders rely more on low-car transportation than teens. Some are getting more sophisticated in advocating for better public transit, biking and walking.
- Are parking permits a solution to neighborhood parking wars? (April 21, 2014)
As the city's transportation director hints that Portland should stop giving away so much of its on-street parking space for free, a local parking expert is floating one way to do it.
- The Monday Roundup: Stolen bike statistics, glowing road paint & more (April 21, 2014)
Eight facts about bike theft that you'll actually find interesting, and other great bike links of the week.
- Activist and radio show host trashes Tilikum Crossing, calls it 'Auto-ban' bridge (April 18, 2014)
Not allowing cars to cross it is not only insane, but it's a symbol of dysfunction.
- Novick wants $1 million from general fund for beacons at 15 crosswalks (April 18, 2014)
The City of Portland's general fund has a few million dollars to spare, and Commissioner Steve Novick is mounting an unusual campaign to spend some of it on safer street crossings.
- 50s Bikeway: still alive, just moving slowly (April 18, 2014)
The latest word from the city: early May. Hopefully.
- 'Can't you read?!': When one rider calls out another for rolling through a stop (April 18, 2014)
Is it out of line for one person on a bike to aggressively criticize another for ignoring a stop sign in a safe situation?