Author Archives: Brock Howell

Bike Happy: When bikes ruled Seattle

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Watch excellent videos about bicycling history. Seattle Bike Blog called for Mayor Durkan to implement protected bike … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Leave a comment

Bike Happy: Don’t capsize the ferry system with stranded bikeshare bikes

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Don’t leave your bikeshare bike on a ferry. The system shuts down. E-bikes will likely be allowed … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 1 Comment

Bike Happy: The Future of Downtown Shifts

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Seattle City Council adopted a bold new bike parking code. Mayor Durkan delayed the 4th Ave protected … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 5 Comments

Bike Happy: Get stoked + Eastside cuts bikeshare loose

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Attend the third and final presentations of the Stoked Spoke Adventure Series this year on Wednesday, 6:30-9pm, at … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 2 Comments

Bike Happy: Explore Seattle’s racist history (March 15 – 22)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week’s edition was posted to Seattle Bike Blog a week late. Sorry! So if you’re just now seeing this, our apologies that you missed all this fun stuff. Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Leave a comment

Bike Happy: Pi Edition

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO REI won’t sell Giro and Bell helmets because the parent company also sells AR-15s. The Your Voice Your Choice Project Development … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 1 Comment

35th Ave NE: A Project at Risk

This is a guest post written by Liam Bradshaw. Liam is a research scientist in materials chemistry who lives near 35th Ave NE in Wedgwood. He enjoys riding for both commuting and recreation, but drives, walks, and busses when necessary. … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

Bike Happy: Roar-in March like a lion on an e-bike

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW & DO Thanks to Washington Bikes advocacy, the State Legislature passed legislation that clarifies state law relating to e-bikes. … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 5 Comments

Bike Happy: Chilly Hilly, YVYC, & Last week for Bike Happy Month Fundraiser

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO With less than a week left to reach our fundraising goal to hold Bike Happy Month and … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Leave a comment

Bike Happy: Nation’s largest e-bikeshare system

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Seattle is home to the nation’s largest e-bikeshare system. In the last 7 years, the percentage of … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Comments Off on Bike Happy: Nation’s largest e-bikeshare system

Howell: Going Steady with Lime-E

After a month of anticipation, LimeBike released 300 e-bikes into its fleet of 4,000 bikeshare bike in Seattle this past weekend, with plans to release another 200 by this Wednesday.  Eventually, “Lime-Es” will comprise forty percent of LimeBike’s fleet. Here’s … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , | 34 Comments

Bike Happy: Suburban bikeshare

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Bikeshare is expanding to the suburbs. Seattle City Council is considering legislation to improve bicycle parking in … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 1 Comment

Bike Happy: Missing Link victory & a new Seattle-based folding bike company

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Missing Link Victory! The Seattle Hearings Examiner decided the City of Seattle sufficiently studied the environmental impacts of completing the … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Comments Off on Bike Happy: Missing Link victory & a new Seattle-based folding bike company

Bike Happy: Profiles & Trails

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO This past week’s newspapers and blogs profiled Mike Radenbaugh, Mike Boussom, Andy Hampsten, Steve Gluckman, and Leah Tran. Plus, there’s a Legends of … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Comments Off on Bike Happy: Profiles & Trails

Bike Happy: Bainbridge now supports bridge + Help launch Bike Happy Month

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Help launch the 2018 Bike Happy Month and Pedaler’s Fair > Lime & Spin bikeshare systems will add … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 1 Comment

Bike Happy: Bellevue wants bikeshare; Bainbridge nixes bike bridge

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Your Voice, Your Choice Program: Submit your idea for a $90,000 improvement to a street or park … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 2 Comments

Bike Happy: Save these 2018 dates

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Bike Happy Month will run from August 24 to September 23. The last Critical Mass Ride of 2017 … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 2 Comments

Bike Happy: #HappyBikeLanePeople winners and many profiles of fantastic bike people

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Find out who won the top honors of the #HappyBikeLanePeople contest >> SDOT Director Scott Kubly resigned. The … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Comments Off on Bike Happy: #HappyBikeLanePeople winners and many profiles of fantastic bike people

Bike Happy: Vote for your favorite Happy Bike Lane Person

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO Vote for the winners of the #HappyBikeLanePeople Contest >> SDOT is making progress on designing RapidRide Corridors … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 1 Comment

Bike Happy: By Air Land Sea, tandem the Alps & race across Vashon

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thanks again to Brock Howell of Bike Happy for putting together this comprehensive weekly newsletter. TOP THINGS TO KNOW & DO 1. Design your own bike lane person. 2. Read about the 333fab Air Land Sea bicycle. 3. … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Comments Off on Bike Happy: By Air Land Sea, tandem the Alps & race across Vashon