— Advertisement —

Bike News Roundup: Washington State has a mountainside ciclovía?

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a look at some of the transportation news floating around the Internet in recent days.

First up, protected bike lanes are on the rise in the United States:

— Advertisement —

The Rise of Protected Bike Lanes in the U.S. from Green Lane Project on Vimeo.

Pacific Northwest News

Halftime show! Is this the best tall bike photobomb ever?

National & Global News

This is an open thread.

About the author:

Related posts:


4 responses to “Bike News Roundup: Washington State has a mountainside ciclovía?”

  1. Gary

    Ah that same cr*p study from Australia claimimg that fewer people ride bicycles because helmets are required. Therefore don’t wear a helmet because other things you do are equally dangerous.

    I am again forced to repeat “Corelation does not equal causality.”


    Also anyone who downhill skis may have noticed that even without a rule requiring a helmet many people have chosen to do so. Why? Because as the author points out, head injuries occure from many activities and as people become aware of the danger, change their actions. I would suspect that auto drivers are more likely to start wearing a helmet than bicycle helmet laws get repealed.

  2. Gary

    On the car free ride, the same is true for the road through Mt. Rainer National park.


    It appears that the opening is scheduled for memorial day weekend, so go May 24/25th! For a car free ride up the pass.

    1. RTK

      I haven’t heard of this before. So the road crews are only clearing M-F? Are the gates signed such that you should keep out, but there is no active enforcement?
      Or is this non-motorized use somehow sanctioned?


— Advertisement —

Bike Events Calendar

6:30 pm West Seattle Bike Connections mo… @ Online
West Seattle Bike Connections mo… @ Online
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
7:30 pm NW Greenways Meeting @ Virtual via Zoom
NW Greenways Meeting @ Virtual via Zoom
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our regularly scheduled meeting, happens every other month. Please check NW Greenways Twitter account – https://twitter.com/NWGreenways, our Google Group – https://goo.gl/W9jmzW or our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/NWGreenways/) to confirm the meeting. ShareMastodonTwitterFacebookRedditEmail
6:00 pm Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board M…
Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board M…
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monthly agendas can be found at: http://www.seattle.gov/seattle-bicycle-advisory-board/meetings/meeting-agendas The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board (SBAB) advises the Mayor, City Council, and City Departments and Divisions on projects, policies, and programs that improve and/or affect bicycling conditions in … Read more
7:15 pm Point83 @ Westlake Park
Point83 @ Westlake Park
Oct 5 @ 7:15 pm
Point83 @ Westlake Park
Meet up in the center of the park at 7ish. Leave at 730. Every Thursday from now until forever rain or shine. Bikes, beers, illegal firepits, nachos, bottlerockets, timetraveling, lollygagging, mechanicals, good times.ShareMastodonTwitterFacebookRedditEmail
9:00 am First Saturday Neighborhood Clea…
First Saturday Neighborhood Clea…
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Every month volunteers gather to collect garbage and help beautify our neighborhood. On average, we collect about 15 bags of garbage per clean up, which means 1,000’s of small pieces of plastic that do not … Read more
— Advertisements —

Latest on Mastodon

Loading Mastodon feed…

Latest on YouTube