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 832 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- In 1934, The Oregonian’s ‘Let’s Quit Killing’ campaign declared a war on traffic deaths (April 17, 2015)
The nationally-known campaign was strikingly similar to today’s Vision Zero.
- Possible cuts to Amtrak service raise stakes of Salem’s transportation limbo (April 16, 2015)
The Cascades line is arguably the bike-friendliest in the country.
- Owner of Foster storefront wrecked by drunk driver was already a leading voice for street safety (April 15, 2015)
He has been one of the most prominent backers of safety improvements to Foster Road, and also of a citywide street fund.
- Would-be fuel exporters offer annual payment that might fund transportation projects (April 15, 2015)
Though it’s not likely to appease many Portlanders fighting to block the deal, there’s a chance that the construction of a propane export terminal in Portland could result in money for local biking improvements.
- Advocate has near-death experience on Barbur, a street he’s pushing to make safer (April 15, 2015)
One of Southwest Portland’s most fervent advocates for a safer Barbur Boulevard said Tuesday that he was nearly killed while biking on the street.
- New signs help raise visibility of ‘neighborhood greenways’ (April 14, 2015)
Each sign costs about $50, including installation.
- Oregon House likely to pass bill to preserve income-diverse neighborhoods (April 14, 2015)
The bill would require developers in certain areas to offer some housing units at below-market prices.
- New bike signal north of Moda Center adds green time for southbound biking (April 13, 2015)
The signal is in violation of two national standards but Portland installed it anyway.
- The Monday Roundup: Biking while older, the IKEA bike and more (April 13, 2015)
This week’s best bike links start with a Danish study on the three factors that most influence older folks’ choices to ride.
- Comment of the Week: The case for organized running advocacy in Portland (April 10, 2015)
Portland is a biking town, but there’s no question that it’s a running town, too.