HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Speed cameras won’t be all that picky

Written May 11th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

There is good news for Albany drivers worried about the photo radar or speed cameras that will be installed soon at two intersections, including one on North Albany Road.


A little bikeway lesson: How to cross here

Written April 16th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Among important Albany transportation issues, how best to cross the intersection of Queen Avenue and Geary Street on the Periwinkle Bikepath surely ranks near the bottom of the list.


Mega questions now have Mega answer

Written April 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

For years people in Albany have been asking, on Facebook and elsewhere, what was happening at the old Mega Foods supermarket, which closed in 2017. They no longer have to ask.


Council OKs red light and speed cameras

Written December 13th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

There was no debate and no disagreement on the Albany City Council Wednesday as members unanimously voted for new traffic cameras likely to yield a massive increase in revenue from fines.


Red light cameras: What the report says

Written December 12th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

If you want to know something about Albany’s lone set of red light cameras, the city’s latest report to the Oregon legislature is worth a look.


Thinking about those red-light cameras

Written December 9th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

For one reason or another, Albany’s red-light cameras were on my mind the other day, and it cost me eleven bucks that I didn’t need to spend.


Where bike path ends, solution in the works

Written May 2nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If you ride your bike south on the Periwinkle Bikepath, you come to a dead end at Queen Avenue, where the path stops in the middle of the block. This may change soon.


 
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