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 935 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- After 90 years, American cities are again redefining independence (July 3, 2015)
Sometime in the 1920s, the American auto industry worked very hard and very consciously to achieve a great victory.
- With new authority, TriMet moves to clear unused bikes from its racks (July 2, 2015)
Each bike will get a three-day grace period.
- Q&A: The League’s outgoing president on state of biking in Portland and beyond (July 2, 2015)
Even as it gets its ship in order, he fears the bicycling movement is facing down a tidal wave.
- Democrats in state Senate join Republicans to kill neighborhood income diversity bill (July 2, 2015)
Though the bill would have affected only condos and other owner-occupied homes, some rallied around it as a seemingly achievable way to preserve income diversity in bike-friendly areas like Southeast Division Street.(Photo: M.Andersen/BikePortland) A bill that would have let Oregon cities require some condominiums in some new housing projects to be sold for below-market prices Read More »
- Photo radar bill passes out of committee, moves toward floor votes – UPDATED (June 30, 2015)
It’s looking likelier that Portland will get to install 20 anti-speeding cameras on its 10 deadliest streets.
- Large crowd at City-sponsored symposium learns evils of free parking (June 29, 2015)
Parking is too expensive and too valuable for us to conceal its costs inside the price of everything else we buy, he said.
- The Monday Roundup: Turn signal projectors, Nepalese disaster response & more (June 29, 2015)
This week’s best bike links start with a device that projects turn signals onto your back.
- ‘Critical Mastectomy': Post-op women will roll together in World Naked Bike Ride (June 25, 2015)
“It’s not awful. It’s just different. We just need to be a little more open about it.”
- New transportation bill in Salem includes $78 million to widen Portland-area freeways – UPDATED (June 24, 2015)
Oregon’s overwhelmingly Democratic state legislature seems to be preparing to fund major freeway widenings around the Portland metro area.
- At City Hall rally, demonstrators demand action for safer streets (June 24, 2015)
“As I sit here asking you to make safe routes a priority, I am not a special interest.”