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 772 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- Half of Portland car2go vehicles now have rear bike racks (March 6, 2015)
68% of Portland car2go users in a recent survey said they bike once or more per week.
- Clackamas County launches survey to guide their new bike map (March 5, 2015)
Even if you carry a smartphone, there are still a few times when paper does some jobs best.
- Bill in Salem would let safety cameras nab speeders on high-crash streets (March 5, 2015)
Portland’s 10 high-crash corridors would be dotted with radar cameras.
- Oregonian editorial calls on city to ‘reconsider its bike ban’ in River View (March 5, 2015)
It’s an unfair breach of trust with mountain bikers, the paper’s editorial said.
- Guest post: A progressive Portland developer’s plan for an affordable infill policy (March 4, 2015)
A set of ideas for affordable density that doesn’t leave a mark.
- Path under construction will link Springwater system to central Gresham (photos) (March 3, 2015)
It’ll be a million-dollar upgrade to the made path that’s run in the grass alongside the tracks for years.
- Multnomah County car registration is down 8% since 2007, and isn’t rebounding (March 3, 2015)
The Great Recession has left plenty of marks on the Portland area. Here’s one of the happier ones.
- Community Cycling Center vows to continue New Columbia, Cully programs despite grant cuts (March 2, 2015)
Last week’s loss of the Metro grant creates a $75,000 gap in the CCC’s budget starting July 1.
- The Monday Roundup: Edmonton’s Freezeway, Uber for trucks & more (March 2, 2015)
This week’s best bike links begin with a seasonal skateway/bikeway in Alberta.
- Comment of the Week: The case against a bike path alongside I-84 (February 27, 2015)
Terry makes some pretty solid points, both about planning and about the difficulty of equitable decision-making.