Bike News Roundup: Let’s organize bike trains ahead of the ‘period of maximum constraint’

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s some stuff going around the ol’ World Wide Web that caught our eye.

First up, as Seattle heads into the so-called “period of maximum constraint” downtown (the years after buses are kicked out of the transit tunnel but before Northgate Link opens), perhaps we could learn from New York City’s TransAlt and organize a series of bike trains. While this would be a lot easier if Seattle had a connected bike network, successful and inviting bike trains could provide folks with the safety and comfort of biking in a group for those stretches where bike infrastructure is lacking (*cough*Rainier Ave*cough*):

Pacific Northwest News

National & Global News

This is an open thread.

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One Response to Bike News Roundup: Let’s organize bike trains ahead of the ‘period of maximum constraint’

  1. Brian Bothomley says:

    Tom – thanks for posting the link to the “L Train” video. Brooklyn was where I was riding last week! I loved riding in Brooklyn, as crazy as it seems I felt safer riding there than I do in most of Seattle.

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