HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Two Madison intersections get new color

Written September 20th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Three years ago there was a story on this site about putting green paint on bike lanes on Madison Street, a first in Albany at the time. Now this has been done.


Revisiting Madison St., site of a safety project

Written February 22nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

What you’re looking at here, on the other side of my old Giant Rincon bike, is the first place in central Albany where ODOT is paying for green bike lanes to warn motorists that there might be a bicyclist crossing the street.


Changes coming at 4 Albany intersections

Written September 1st, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Ever heard of a “doghouse-style” traffic signal? It signals when you can make a left turn, and at Queen and Geary and three other Albany intersections, it’s going to be replaced by a different kind.


Paint the lanes green: Safer riding

Written March 11th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Albany is pretty safe for bicyclists, generally speaking, but it hasn’t yet adopted a simple way of marking bike lanes, an approach that might make the town safer yet.


 
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