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 387 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- Activist and radio show host trashes Tilikum Crossing, calls it 'Auto-ban' bridge (April 18, 2014)
Not allowing cars to cross it is not only insane, but it's a symbol of dysfunction.
- Novick wants $1 million from general fund for beacons at 15 crosswalks (April 18, 2014)
The City of Portland's general fund has a few million dollars to spare, and Commissioner Steve Novick is mounting an unusual campaign to spend some of it on safer street crossings.
- 50s Bikeway: still alive, just moving slowly (April 18, 2014)
The latest word from the city: early May. Hopefully.
- 'Can't you read?!': When one rider calls out another for rolling through a stop (April 18, 2014)
Is it out of line for one person on a bike to aggressively criticize another for ignoring a stop sign in a safe situation?
- Does Oregon really need the NACTO guide? (April 17, 2014)
NACTO's design guides are the standardized tests of the bike/pedestrian planning world, but maybe Oregon is already among the gifted and talented.
- Domino's Pizza now delivers by cargo trike in downtown Portland (April 16, 2014)
Portland's pedal-cargo delivery scene has hit a new milestone: even Domino's has bought a trike.
- Census shows Hosford-Abernethy is Portland's bikingest neighborhood (updated) (April 15, 2014)
We don't usually devote much space to the endless lists ranking Portland among the best this or that for biking, and with good reason - most of them aren't worth much.
- Judge dismisses Medford man's protest over citation for leaving bike lane (April 15, 2014)
A Medford man issued a citation last year for pedaling outside of a bike lane to avoid debris says a judge has sided with the officer who pulled him over.
- Five new bike ideas from other places that Oregon could steal (April 14, 2014)
Over the last week or so, a bunch of great ideas from other cities have been washing up on our digital shorelines.
- The Monday Roundup: Hit and run by bike, bike golfing & more (April 14, 2014)
A bike-by crash on the Springwater and more interesting bike links of the week.