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NE 65th Street will get autumn quick fixes, bigger remake in 2018-19

After years of community urging and protest, Seattle is about to kick off a road safety project on NE 65th Street to address the street’s serious ongoing safety problems. People walking, biking and inside cars all continue to get seriously … Continue reading

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With cargo bike full of tamales, Andres Salomon announces run for Seattle Mayor

Andres Salomon was born in Ecuador and moved to the United States when he was three. His wife Anna moved to the U.S. as a refugee when she was five. They met at MIT and named their son Atom (which … Continue reading

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Neighbors march for a safer NE 65th Street

Standing next to the ghost bike painted white in memory of Andy Hulslander, Councilmember Rob Johnson (District 4) lamented that the city had not acted fast enough to make NE 65th Street safer. “I stated [in my campaign] that we … Continue reading

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New protected bike lanes in Ravenna complete smart new connections at a low cost

Seattle quietly opened 1.5 miles of new or upgraded protected bike lanes in Ravenna and the U District recently. The low-budget projects cut a couple corners, but still add huge value to bike safety and mobility in some of the … Continue reading

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Salomon: Why construction can’t just close a neighborhood greenway without a safe detour

EDITOR’S NOTE: Andres is a family-biking father dedicated to safe streets. He’s the leader of NE Seattle Greenways and sometimes contributes to Seattle Bike Blog. I encountered this closure the other day on a ride with several people, including Madi … Continue reading

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What’s your idea for an easy street fix? Try it out on Park(ing) Day!

Have you ever said something like this to yourself while biking or walking around town? “If only this bike lane went a little further, I could make this connection safely.” “There are always people running across the street here, why … Continue reading

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Salomon: Seattle’s newest protected bike lane just part of normal street maintenance

EDITOR’S NOTE: Andres Salomon is a father and active member of NE Seattle Greenways, as well as an occasional contributor to Seattle Bike Blog. Seattle has just added a brand new protected bike lane to its repertoire.  Last month, the … Continue reading

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Salomon: Safety changes need to be part of Roosevelt repaving project

EDITOR’S NOTE: Andres Salomon is an active member of NE Seattle Greenways who bikes his kid around town and cares deeply about road safety. We have been talking a lot about how protected bike lanes and walking safety could be … Continue reading

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