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 667 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- With or without Vision Zero, a safer Barbur might be an economic win (December 18, 2014)
Redesigning Barbur might pay off, considering the economic cost of injuries and deaths.
- The simple way to end bike theft: Externalize the costs (December 17, 2014)
One idea for how this could work comes from listening to what local gadfly Terry Parker has been saying for years.
- New Census data shows zero-car households on the rise in Washington County (December 16, 2014)
Central Forest Grove, Hillsboro and Beaverton are now as car-lite as many parts of east-central Portland.
- ODOT’s Barbur Blvd lane closure analysis finds 1 minute delay, big cut in speeding (December 16, 2014)
Converting a northbound traffic lane to two protected bike lanes would apparently prevent unsafe weaving without massive impacts to morning traffic.
- The Monday Roundup: Beer-battered driving, a Minneapolis bike win and more (December 15, 2014)
This week’s best bike links begin with an interesting claim by a man pulled over for erratic driving.
- TriMet lengthens transfers to 2.5 hours, a long-awaited victory for riders’ group (December 11, 2014)
It’s the biggest victory so far for the five-year-old Bus Riders Unite campaign.
- How to beat the bike commute doldrums (December 10, 2014)
Bike commuting can get boring. Here’s how to spice it up.
- First Look: Protected bike lane on SW Multnomah Boulevard (December 10, 2014)
Kudos to the city for having the foresight to snatch this opportunity when it came up.
- Home demolition critics back resolution that would block central-city density (December 9, 2014)
Nearly a third of Portland’s neighborhood’s have approved a resolution that calls for Portland to virtually freeze residential development in the central city at its current average density.
- Rudolph-lovers celebrate 50th anniversary of TV movie with sing-along on wheels (December 8, 2014)
Howe rigged up a small flat-screen TV on a trailer to tow behind his bike and set up at various waypoints around downtown Portland.