HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

That urban ‘vandal’ has buck teeth

Written April 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Somebody was alarmed by what she had seen near the north end of Albany’s Periwinkle Bike Path, and she wanted something done.


Biking across the Ellsworth Street Bridge

Written March 11th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

If you’re going to ride a bike around Albany for any length of time, sooner or later you’re going to want to cross the Willamette River.


Riding at dusk: A point about bike lights

Written March 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Driving around Albany at night, you often come across people on bikes who can barely be seen, if at all. So with nothing better to do on a slow Tuesday afternoon, I tried my hand at putting together a little video on the subject of bikes and lights.

Posted in: Bicycling, Commentary

Albany panels favor ‘bike boulevard’ idea

Written March 2nd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Two Albany advisory commissions would like the city to go ahead and improve Madison Street from Pacific Boulevard to First Avenue as a “bicycle boulevard.”


Touring a neighborhood while we still can

Written February 28th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

It was almost like spring on the last day of February, a fine day to take a look at one of Albany’s neighborhoods.

Posted in: Bicycling, Commentary

Could Madison become a ‘bike boulevard’?

Written February 19th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Every once in a while I find myself on Madison, one of the streets in old Albany where the pavement makes your teeth chatter, especially if you’re on a bike. So an item on the agenda of the city’s bike and pedestrian commission caught my eye.


A question on bikes: Where to ride?

Written January 24th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

  Somebody asked me about bike rides in Albany, where to go and so forth. Here are some thoughts based on my experience over the past few years.


 
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