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One year after the Greenwood explosion, G&O Family Cyclery opens its new home

It’s been a very long and hard year for many Greenwood businesses damaged or destroyed by the March 9, 2016, natural gas explosion. Many are still struggling to hang on while insurance companies and Puget Sound Energy delay and haggle … Continue reading

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G&O Family Cyclery finds new temporary Greenwood home

Great news from G&O Family Cyclery today: They found a new temporary home just a block north from their old spot that was severely damaged in the Greenwood gas explosion last month. Not sure if they were going to be … Continue reading

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A big effort is underway to save G&O Family Cyclery after the Greenwood explosion

NOTE: G&O Family Cyclery is not only a Seattle Bike Blog advertiser, but co-owner Davey Oil is a close friend. He even officiated my wedding (and was amazing). I note this for disclosure, but also to emphasize that this shop … Continue reading

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Today: Join a community walk in Greenwood for Move Seattle

Did you know the Move Seattle levy will build a road safety project at every single public school in the city? It’s true! And that’s just one example of a community-generated idea in the nine-year transportation levy. But boosting Safe … Continue reading

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City adding sidewalks, bus islands to Greenwood Ave between 90th and 105th

The city is in the final stages of designing a big upgrade to Greenwood Ave N between N 90th and 105th Streets, a busy street with few sidewalks and inadequate bus stops. Billed as a transit improvements project, most the … Continue reading

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Seattle will get its first ‘pop-up greenway’ in Phinney/Greenwood Friday

Here’s a brilliant idea: A reusable kit full of neighborhood greenway-like tools that can be installed on neighborhood streets to turn them into something like temporary greenways. What exactly is involved in a “pop-up greenway?” The plan involves education materials … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan Draft 2: NW Seattle, Fremont, Phinney, Greenwood, Crown Hill, Bitter Lake

The last day to comment on the second draft of the Bicycle Master Plan is Friday (today!). Email your comments to bmpupdate@seattle.gov. This post is a continuation of a series investigating some of changes in the newest draft of the … Continue reading

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City plans 11 miles of neighborhood greenways in 2012

By this time next year, there should be 11 miles of neighborhood greenways completed in Seattle, with an additional 11 miles planned for 2013. The 2012 total includes seven miles paid for by the city (in Ballard, Beacon Hill, Greenwood, … Continue reading

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Today: Phinney Ridge/Greenwood neighborhood greenways meetup + SBAB meeting

Perhaps few neighborhoods in the city can benefit from neighborhood greenways as much as Greenwood. With large sections of the neighborhood famously missing sidewalks, a solid network of neighborhood greenways could do wonders for Greenwood residents who want to have … Continue reading

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Help the Bike Shack find a new space north of the Ship Canal – UPDATED

UPDATE: Jesse at the Bike Shack says some of the info we posted wasn’t meant for public consumption, and that we should plug their Brew Fest party fundraiser instead! Go to it February 18! Edited story:

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Man charged with assault for running down person on bike after bar argument – UPDATED

UPDATE: After posting, the victim in this case contacted us. See the update below for more details. Prosecutors have charged Mareko Lemafa with second degree assault for striking someone on a bike with his car after an argument in a … Continue reading

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Man biking on Aurora injured in collision with car

A man in his 40s went to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries Thursday evening after colliding with a car while biking southbound on Aurora near 90th Ave N N 90th St. From SPD: On October 20th, at … Continue reading

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Weekend Guide: PhinneyWood Summer Streets + Beacon Hill family bike ride

The PhinneyWood Summer Streets festival takes over 17 blocks of Greenwood Ave today (August 12). This is one of the larger Summer Streets fests in the city, so be sure to stop by. From SDOT: Walk. Bike. Shop. Play. Breathe. … Continue reading

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Phinney neighborhood bike commuting classes start next week

The Phinney Neighborhood Association is hosting bike commuting classes taught by the Cascade Bicycle Club starting next Wednesday. Teaching neighborhood-specific bike commuting classes is a fantastic idea. This begs the question: What other neighborhoods have something similar? Post in the … Continue reading

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Greenwood Ave changes feel natural

Remember back when you could be riding your bike pleasantly along a relatively calm Greenwood Ave headed north, then you would reach 85th and the road would become a four-lane highway? The cars that were so recently calm would speed … Continue reading

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Greenwood Ave changes coming next month

You know how Greenwood Ave is a totally comfortable place to ride headed north, then you hit 85th and it’s all like, AHHHHHHHHH! Well, that’s set to change in the next month or so. SDOT has decided to move forward … Continue reading

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Greenwood Ave a great tailored road case study

There should be little concern about the proposed changes to Greenwood Ave between 85th and 105th/Holman affecting vehicle capacity. According to SDOT data, this stretch handles nearly the same number of cars as the stretch of Greenwood south of 85th, … Continue reading

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Bike lanes proposed for Greenwood Ave, open house Tuesday

View Larger Map SDOT is proposing changes to Greenwood Ave between 85th and 105th that will attempt to reduce speeding and increase safety for everyone. No parking will be removed. Similar to other recent road projects, the current four-lane design … Continue reading

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