HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

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.


On this island, you’re surrounded by cars

Written January 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

With time on my hands, it occurred to me today that there was a place in Albany where I could not recall ever having been.


One dead end on my riverfront beat

Written December 15th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

This is the north end of Harrison Street in Albany’s Willamette Neighborhood. Beyond the guardrail there’s Bowman Park, but don’t try to get there this way.


A sunny ride and, after dark, a lovely tree

Written December 6th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Sunday was the kind of day you enjoy when you ride a bike for fun in the Willamette Valley: Sunny, mild for December and, out on Bryant Drive, absolutely still.


Old east Albany: Continuing the tour

Written December 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

I wanted to complete my little cruise of Albany’s Willamette Neighborhood and learn a bit more about it. So here it is:


 
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