HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

A tour of Albany’s paved bike paths

Written March 1st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany has three paved off-street bike paths, and now and then, especially when the weather is fine, it’s fun to make a circuit around town that takes in all three.


Albany bike routes and a bronze rating

Written January 20th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

A newcomer to Albany asked me about the best bike route from the Monteith District to Heritage Mall. I gave him my opinion, and the question reminded me of a couple of other things regarding riding bikes in Albany.


Finding fault with a bicycle detector

Written November 11th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

It looks harmless enough, but there’s something not quite right with the bike detector installed at the corner of Ninth Avenue when Oak Street was rebuilt a few years ago in front of the Albany Lowe’s.


Cyclists at the ‘gore:’ What to do now?

Written December 3rd, 2018 by Hasso Hering

That’s an awkward place for a bike lane to end, and apparently I’m not alone in thinking so. Someone made the same point to the Albany Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission.


 
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