Albany traffic – Hasso Hering

HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Six ways to ease congestion on Hwy. 20

Written February 7th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

If you’re stuck in the occasional afternoon traffic jams on Highway 20 before crossing the Willamette River, you’ll be interested in ideas for increasing the road’s capacity in the next few years.


Suggestion: Make this bulb-out easier to see

Written March 17th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

A citizen last month asked the Albany City Council to make one of the new Ellsworth Street bulb-outs easier for people in cars to see. So far though, nothing’s been done.


A traffic change: Dotted line turns solid

Written December 13th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

ODOT has followed through on changing an important lane marking on Ellsworth Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues. Now let’s see if Albany drivers get the hint.


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.


Speed sign on Second: Seeing no change

Written November 26th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If the experimental radar sign the Albany City Council caused to be installed on Second Avenue has had any effect in slowing traffic, the change is so small it is hard to detect.


Tough choice: Stop or roll through?

Written October 30th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Like other residential districts of Albany before it, the Willamette Neighborhood now has sprouted a crop of new stop signs to slow down traffic. This may work, or it may not.


Traffic on 2nd: How much, how fast?

Written June 5th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Right about here, on Albany’s Second Avenue S.E., is where the city council wants to install a radar speed display sign in the hope of slowing drivers down. But first, the city wants to have good data on average speeds there now.


 
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