HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

A street that acts like a park

Written January 19th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

On a leisurely ride through South Albany this week, I came across a feature in the urban landscape I can’t remember seeing before. It’s this broad swath of parkland the width of a street and four blocks long, with a concrete path winding down the middle for walking or riding a bike.


Rebuilding of Hill Street coming up

Written January 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

On Facebook and in real life, people in South Albany have been clamoring for the city to fix up the rough pavement on Hill Street, or wondering when this would finally be done. The answer is pretty soon, namely this year and probably next.


The Answer Man: Signals on 34th

Written July 2nd, 2015 by Hasso Hering

This was the question that arrived via email from an Albany reader: “What is going on with the traffic lights that are supposed to be put in at 34th Avenue and Marion and 34th Avenue and Hill?” As luck would have it, the Answer Man is in.


 
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