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 710 articles by Michael Andersen (News Editor):
- The Friday Profile: David Griffiths, Portland’s tattooed philosopher of ‘ciclovismo’ (January 23, 2015)
“If ‘cyclist’ is the ‘ist,’ there needs to be an ‘ism’ to go with that.’”
- Now one of few large U.S. cities without bike sharing, Portland sets a new date (January 23, 2015)
Of the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, only four are likely to not have bike sharing by the end of 2015: Los Angeles, Detroit, St. Louis and Portland.
- Lake Oswego city council revives concept of bike path on old trolleyway (January 22, 2015)
This time, the idea is being driven by Lake Oswego City Council member Jeff Gudman.
- State says it has no plans to restripe street where one person has died per year (January 22, 2015)
The state says all lanes are needed in case Interstate 5 collapses in an earthquake.
- Milwaukie approves proposal to demolish downtown buildings for parking lot (January 21, 2015)
Here’s an odd story forwarded to us this afternoon.
- PBOT director details two major goals for 2015: Parking reform and Vision Zero (January 20, 2015)
City Transportation Director Leah Treat at a press conference in April of last year.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland’s transportation revenue plans may be stalled, but its top appointed transportation official is moving ahead with a two-pronged policy agenda that can be pursued without much new money — and might even help create its own. “We have Read More »
- Washington County proposes biking-walking bridge in Aloha (January 20, 2015)
The proposed bridge alignment is marked in red.(Main image: Google Maps) If we’ve been writing more than usual lately about the county to Portland’s west, it’s because they’ve got a lot of things going. As the Oregonian reported Monday, the county is seeking Metro grant funding to help build a $1.5 million, 550-foot bridge across Read More »
- Washington County will repair bridge rather than prohibit driving (January 19, 2015)
Washington County has opted to spend $125,000 to $175,000 on temporary repairs to its least sturdy bridge rather than close it to auto traffic.
- BikePortland Podcast: Your questions of the year, answered (January 19, 2015)
Lily, Joathan and Michael put 20 minutes on a kitchen timer and answered as many as they could before the bell.
- The Monday Roundup: Family Feud on ‘cyclists,’ ice-skate commuting and more (January 19, 2015)
This week’s most interesting bike links begin with a terrible game show question from Australia.