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HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Bike rack’s swaying days are over

Written January 10th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

After Christmas, with not much going on, I reported on an unusually shaky bike rack at Albany Station. On Thursday I went by there again and guess what: The rack had been not just fixed, but fixed in a way to make it unlikely to need repairs again.


What’s new at Bowers Rock: An update

Written September 27th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

It’s been a year since I last took a look at Bowers Rock State Park, that 568-acre expanse of ponds, fields and brush on the Willamette River west of Albany. Is anything new there now? Yes, not much, but a little.


Cyclists acting badly: A councilor complains

Written September 19th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

 Every now and then, somebody on the Albany City Council will wonder out loud if anything can be done about bicyclists ignoring the traffic laws or otherwise acting stupid. It happened again last week.


A safer way to reach the new Oak Grove

Written September 10th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

One of these days children will be able to walk or ride their bikes on a wide multi-use path to get to the new Oak Grove School in North Albany. But not yet.


Changes coming at 4 Albany intersections

Written September 1st, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Ever heard of a “doghouse-style” traffic signal? It signals when you can make a left turn, and at Queen and Geary and three other Albany intersections, it’s going to be replaced by a different kind.


Trash cans in the bike lane: A common lament

Written August 29th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Bill Clotere, a reader in North Albany, had a suggestion for a “topic for a boring day”: Trash cans in the bike lanes, sometimes left there long after the pick-up day has passed.


Neighbors air concerns over N.A. bikeway

Written July 23rd, 2019 by Hasso Hering

About two dozen property owners showed up Tuesday for a neighborhood meeting about the North Albany segment of the planned Albany-Corvallis Bikeway. Some of them voiced questions and concerns, but the main news for me was that the project was still on and the Albany segment is scheduled to be built in 2020.


 
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