Written April 18th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
A chance to work on the railroad? That sounds intriguing. Makes you wish you were a lot younger than you probably are.
Written March 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
Several times since 2012, I’ve paid tribute in this space to the late Don Stathos, father of the Oregon Bike Bill. And it’s that time again:
Written February 6th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
Circumstances kept me off the bike for more than a month. So I was glad to take advantage of the unseasonal sunshine Sunday afternoon by swinging a leg over the top tube and setting off for a little ride.
Written December 30th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Turns out that contrary to what it says on Benton County’s project website, we can keep calling the proposed Albany-Corvallis Bikeway by that name or something like it.
Written December 28th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Albany’s transportation plan contains proposals for a dozen so-called “bike boulevards” along segments of existing streets. None have been built, but that’s no big deal because bicyclists don’t need them to get around town.
Written October 29th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Watching a video on urban planning and transportation the other day, I heard the presenter refer to “bike gutters.” What did he mean?
Written July 6th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Last year the city had five blocks of Ninth Avenue in west Albany repaved, and the new asphalt was marked with “sharrows” wherever someone had sprayed the letters “SLM.” What could that stand for, I wondered now and then as the bike took me across these marks.