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 230 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- The Friday Profile: Craftsman Jeff Lauten, maker of unicycles and cargo bike boxes (December 6, 2013)
You wouldn't think anybody would spend $750 on a hand-built box, he said. But people like what they like.
- From New Orleans to New Haven, driving is on the decline (December 4, 2013)
The use of cars is on the longest slide ever recorded, one that seems only partly related to economic trends.
- Citing nonexistent policy, Amtrak workers haul away Portlanders' bikes - UPDATED (December 3, 2013)
Amtrak apologized Tuesday to a Portlander traveling through Texas who said train workers woke her up and yelled at her for having a folding bicycle as carry-on luggage.
- Big ideas from future transpo leaders will get spotlight tonight (December 3, 2013)
One of Portland's most remarkable public-policy traditions takes place tonight: A handpicked handful of citizen transportation wonks will present their ideas for how to improve the local streets to a panel of city leaders.
- The Monday Roundup: The futility of high-vis clothing & more (December 2, 2013)
A small but potentially lethal number of drivers will pass too close whatever you wear, according to a new study.
- Three things to be thankful for (November 28, 2013)
When the wind isn't at your back any more, it's easy to get discouraged. But holidays are for taking your eyes off the handlebars of life for a moment and enjoying where you are.
- Portland transportation isn't 'stagnating' after all, city director says (November 27, 2013)
Four months after joining the Portland Bureau of Transportation as its director, Leah Treat is walking back an idea she shared in her job interview.
- NE 28th Avenue business owners split on bike access and parking, interviews show (November 27, 2013)
If there's one thing this project doesn't have, it's consensus - not among the bike community (whatever that is) and not among the business community (whatever that is).
- What if you could auction off the right to park a car in front of your home? (November 26, 2013)
If you didn't need it, you could sell it to someone who does.
- Citizen urbanists launch 'Better Block PDX' to perk up public spaces (November 26, 2013)
The indie planners who two months ago reimagined a block of downtown Portland parking spaces as a public lounge have made plans for a sequel.