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 firstname.lastname@example.org or his cell, 503-333-7824.
Here are the other 331 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- TriMet re-tests 'Talking buses' to warn other road users about turns (March 7, 2014)
Four years after one of its bus drivers fatally collided with two people in a downtown Portland crosswalk, TriMet is testing a few devices that use sounds and lights to show when a bus is turning.
- Oregon's bike-friendly driving test at work (March 7, 2014)
As we all know, it can sometimes be easy to forget how great Oregon is. This morning I saw a reminder pop up in my standing Twitter search for bike-related tweets in Portland.
- Video of right-hook collision shows risks at NE Couch and Grand (March 6, 2014)
A TriMet bus video of a recent collision at the intersection shows that the longstanding right-hook problem at the corner isn't solved yet.
- Cycling Center's transportation trivia nights graduate to new venue: City Hall (March 5, 2014)
Two years ago, Portland's biking-for-everyone advocacy group/bike shop decided to try a new kind of fundraiser: a transportation-themed bar trivia night. Pretty good idea.
- With sponsors in hand, city likely to delay Portland bike share until 2015 (March 4, 2014)
The City of Portland is currently lining up official schedules to set a date for its announcement of private sponsors for Portland's bike share system, two sources familiar with the plans said last week and Tuesday.
- '20s Bikeway' project will bring city plans to a wider audience (March 4, 2014)
The much-discussed stretch of 28th between Stark Street and Interstate 84, though, is just part of a 9.1-mile route.
- The Monday Roundup: Cargo bike parking concept, LeBron at Critical Mass & more (March 3, 2014)
An elegant, functional parking solution for cargo bikes, and other great bike links of the week.
- The Friday Profile: Jeffrey Cramer, Portland's stolen-bike good Samaritan (February 28, 2014)
When Jeffrey Cramer bought the bike for $10 last Friday night, he wasn't planning to return it to anyone. He just needed a way to get home, because someone had stolen his own bike a week before.
- Special report: How Portland stopped building neighborhood greenways (February 28, 2014)
If Portland has contributed any innovations of its own to the craft of designing great streets, it's this two-word idea: neighborhood greenways.
- Planning starts on west-side path network's missing link: Hillsboro to Banks (February 27, 2014)
As the metro area's rugged east side races to build its recreational bike network, the gentler, flatter west side is showing how persistence (and a steady stream of money) can pay off.