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Bike bridge — an idea too far out?

Written March 12th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

It’s wishful thinking, I know, but a bike bridge across the Willamette River might actually avoid all kinds of other complications as the search continues for a more or less direct Albany-Corvallis Trail.


Cor-Alb Trail gets Albany’s support, again

Written September 24th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The planned Corvallis-to-Albany Trail has won renewed support from the Albany City Council. But its completion is still at least three or four years away.


Cor-Alb trail funds OK’d: And now?

Written August 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The Aug. 16 story about the Corvallis-Albany — or Albany-Corvallis, depending on our viewpoint — bike trail generated more comments on this webside than any previous item. So you may be interested to learn that the Oregon Transportation Commission today approved partial funding of the project, and the question is: Now what?


Cor-Alb bike trail: Here’s why

Written August 16th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

When it meets in Ontario later this month, the Oregon Transportation Commission is set to allocate $2 million toward the construction of a bike trail between Corvallis and Albany. Two crashes elsewhere in Oregon, one of which killed a cyclist, illustrate why this is a sound idea.


Albany-Corvallis trail: There’s hope!

Written March 25th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Good news on the bicycling front: The proposed cycling and walking path between Albany and Corvallis has finally moved from being a mere dream to the realm of the possible. I’ve written about that trail for 10 years or more and hoped I might be able to use it some day. Now it’s possible it could be built in […]


 
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