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 840 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- Cycling beyond 80: Providence sponsors trike ride for senior residents (photos) (April 22, 2015)
A cohort of residents at local senior housing facilities took a roll through North Portland in style Wednesday, including one 96-year-old taking her first cycle trip ever.
- For ninth edition of Bike There map, Metro chops print price to $6 (April 22, 2015)
The number of mapped bike routes in the Oregon side of the Portland metro area has shot up 71 percent since 2010.
- Portland has mapped every reported traffic injury from 2004-13 (April 21, 2015)
This might be the best such map yet.
- Guest post: What you can do to improve bicycling in Portland right now (April 21, 2015)
Five ideas from the BTA for immediate action.
- The Monday Roundup: Tampa’s ‘Bicycle Blitzkrieg,’ London’s bombsite races and more (April 20, 2015)
Alphonso King’s homebuilt bike was confiscatedby police who couldn’t believe he hadn’t stolen it.(Screen grab from Tampa Bay Times) Here are the bike-related links from around the world that caught our eyes this week: “Bicycle Blitzkrieg”: A Tampa woman walking her bike home after cooking for an elderly neighbor, carrying a plate of fish and Read More »
- Summer stops by for a weekend, and Portland explodes with bikes (April 19, 2015)
A day like Saturday really lights Portland’s bike lanes up.
- An uncapturable night ride, the world’s best medicine (April 18, 2015)
Some great things happen when it’s light. Some great things happen when it’s dark.
- Comment of the Week: When ‘bike culture’ bites back (April 17, 2015)
Priceless branding.(Photo: J.Maus/BikePortland) Biking has been a big part of the brand identity that has made Portland a come-from-behind economic success over the last 20 years. But now that prosperity has arrived, at least for some Portlanders, where’s the love? And if it’s missing, do people who function as “props” in Portland’s triumphant narrative have Read More »
- 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.