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 525 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- City Bicycle Advisory Committee leaders offer new vision, seek new members (August 19, 2014)
“The No. 1 thing that we I think we’re missing from the committee is people who are in the bicycle industry.”
- Portland’s Circa Cycles wants to bring $1500 custom bicycles to the mainstream (August 18, 2014)
A Portland startup is marrying the 1980s concept of “screwed and glued” modular frames with modern computer machining to dramatically cut the price of a custom handmade bike.
- The Monday Roundup: Robin Williams, Detroit’s biking rise & more (August 18, 2014)
UPS’s new Cargo Cruiser is a highlight of the week’s best bike news.
- Comment of the Week: How self-driving cars are actually going to work (August 15, 2014)
“Car, take me to IKEA.”
- BTA launches five new campaigns at annual members’ meeting (August 15, 2014)
The goal is “to make not just Portland but the Portland metropolitan region the best place to bike in the country,” Executive Director Rob Sadowsky said.
- Tech will make central-city parking spaces pointless, Gabe Klein tells Portland crowd (August 14, 2014)
The author of the transportation reinventions in Washington DC and Chicago offered some advice to Portland-area developers Thursday: start building for parking-free cities.
- Virtual ‘bike travel agency’ hosts Portland party and seeks local bike wisdom (August 13, 2014)
Partly inspired by a visit to Portland last year, a Massachusetts woman has launched “a free travel agency for bike travel” across the United States.
- Bikini-themed promo for local bike tour deepens criticism of industry’s gender issues (August 13, 2014)
One of the Portland area’s biggest bike event companies apologized Wednesday for sending a promotional email dominated by a big photo of a weathercaster in a bikini.
- Steel Bridge lower deck will close for inspection at 7 am Wednesday (August 12, 2014)
If you usually bike or walk across the Steel Bridge’s lower deck in the morning, try another route on Wednesday.
- With biking sidelined at Portland City Hall, BTA strategy shifts to long term (August 12, 2014)
When it comes to local advocacy, the BTA says it’s not just in a long game – it’s still setting up the board.