A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Parking strips: Let a thousand flowers bloom

Written July 8th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Here’s one way to make our city streets more useful than they already are: Plant flowering shrubs, or let them grow, in the parking strips instead of grass.

On a rainy day, a speed bump explanation

Written December 20th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

On the bike a couple of weeks ago, I noticed new speed bumps on Grandview Drive in North Albany and did not give them further thought. Then someone asked about them on Facebook, saying they were hard to see and should be better marked.

Speed challenge on Elm Street: A bit of fun

Written May 5th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

When you’re on a bike and see one of these speed-display trailers, does that make you want to go as fast as you can to see what the display says?

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