Something else has come up concerning Albany’s lone array of red-light traffic cameras, but before we get into that, let’s remember the obvious: We don’t have to worry about getting a camera ticket if we stop when the light turns yellow or red.
Back on the Albany bicycling front (a tranquil retreat from the renewed but fruitless gun debate), the good old Periwinkle Bikepath comes to mind. First, because it’s being lengthened, thus becoming a bit more useful for transportation. And second, because to become truly useful it still needs an intersection fix.
The “Oregon Drive Less Challenge” is coming up Oct. 21-Nov. 1, which brings me – again –to Albany’s Periwinkle Bike Path and a problem that keeps it from being as useful as it could be. Built nearly 40 years ago, the path extends from Oak Street in central Albany to Grand Prairie Park in the southeast. […]