Author Archives: Ryann Child

About Ryann Child

Ryann grew up mountain biking Bend, Oregon. She became an avid bike commuter after moving to Seattle in 2012 for an AmeriCorps position at Cascade Bicycle Club. Currently working in environmental consulting in Seattle, Ryann now only nerds out on bike infrastructure in her spare time. She remains passionate about the connection between community design, sustainability and health. Follow her on Twitter: @RyannChild

Some Seattle bike routes have healthier air than others

Biking is good for your health, right? You’ve probably heard it from bike advocates, the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan, the CDC and maybe even your doctor: Bicycling for transportation in Seattle is a healthy choice. But when University of Washington … Continue reading

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A bike tour of the now-open Beacon Hill Neighborhood Greenway

Two years in the making, the Seattle Department of Transportation completed the Beacon Hill Neighborhood Greenway this month and officially opened the route for business and bicycling. Proposed by the neighborhood group Beacon BIKES (“Better Infrastructure Keeping Everyone Safer”), the … Continue reading

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