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 499 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- Good excuse to try biking: TriMet’s week-long MAX detour next month (July 28, 2014)
It’s likely to be one of the hottest weeks of the year, but Aug. 11-15 is looking like a good time for east-side MAX riders to test alternatives.
- The Monday Roundup: Credit for swerving, a ‘Happy’ dance and more (July 28, 2014)
The aftermath of a fatal high-speed chase.(Photo: Graham T. Beck via Streetsblog) Here are the bike links from around the world that caught our eyes this week: A for effort: New York’s top court found that a car thief who “fatally struck a Brooklyn pedestrian during a high-speed NYPD chase” isn’t guilty of murder because Read More »
- Comment of the week: How paying for on-street bike parking could be awesome (July 26, 2014)
A vision for paid on-street bike parking that almost won me over.
- City’s Comp Plan makes it clear: Portland is mostly finished adding auto capacity (July 25, 2014)
In case you weren’t sure whether Portland is truly unusual as mid-sized U.S. cities go, the comprehensive plan map released this week ought to make it clear.
- Should central-city apartment buildings charge extra for bike parking? (July 25, 2014)
The new landlord of an inner North Portland apartment building is putting the question to the test.
- Want to breathe as little pollution as possible? Pedal at exactly 11 mph (July 23, 2014)
With a homebuilt $300 pollution monitor strapped to his bicycle and seven years of Portland State University education in his brain, Alex Bigazzi has been leading a deep exploration into your lungs.
- New path link will open in time to greet Sellwood Bridge, County says (July 22, 2014)
An edited overhead map of the new path (highlighted in orange) along the west side of the Willamette River, with east up and Macadam Avenue along the bottom.(Map: November 2011 Multnomah County open house, edited by BikePortland) Noting that the current detour along a narrow Macadam Avenue sidewalk “has some challenges,” Multnomah County says it’ll Read More »
- City’s most underrated bike jump? A driveway near Peninsula Park, Mercury says (July 22, 2014)
Merc reporter Dirk Vanderhart says Portland’s “most underrated bike jump” is a private driveway on North Ainsworth.
- City drops 84 bike parking spaces into East Portland parking lots (July 21, 2014)
Portland may have just solved a very important puzzle: how do you get bike parking into suburban-style commercial developments?
- The Monday Roundup: Unshared Citi Bike, opera bike tour and more (July 21, 2014)
How to get in trouble with Citi Bike, and more of the world’s best bike links of the week.