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 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 June 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
For years, there’s been a bike lane on First Avenue in downtown Albany. But the lane disappears at Lyon Street, leaving motorists and the occasional cyclist to work out a traffic pattern on the spot.
Written January 15th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
When you’re on a bicycle, how best to keep going north on Highway 99E when you come to the big Y junction with Santiam Highway? It’s easier than I thought.
Written January 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Friday’s short video tour of bike lanes along Highways 20 and 99E (Albany’s Santiam Highway and Pacific Boulevard) caused a least a couple of viewers to worry about the sewer grates as they flashed by.
Written January 8th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
A sunny and mild day in January, a welcome break from recent rains: What better time for a little demonstration of how bike lanes make cycling more feasible on roads that carry a lot of cars and trucks.
Written December 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering
This is the last period of the fall when Republic Services picks up piles of leaves left on Albany streets. Pointing this out also highlights how impossible it is to carry out the city’s advice on just how and where to pile up leaves.