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You spoke up, and city plans now extend E Union St bike lanes through 23rd Ave

Thanks to everyone who voiced their concerns about SDOT’s incomplete plans for E Union Street bike lanes in the Central District, the project team has changed their designs to now extend the new bike lanes through the intersection with 23rd … Continue reading

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E Union Street is a chance for SDOT and the mayor to prove they care about connecting bike routes

Seattle is once again set to choose the convenience of car driving over the safety of people walking and biking and our city’s Vision Zero, Climate Action Plan and Bicycle Master Plan goals. This time, it’s on E Union Street … Continue reading

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Judkins Park Station is a golden opportunity to improve Rainier Ave, I-90 Trail transit access

The design for Judkins Park Station is getting closer to final, and Sound Transit wants feedback from people who bike. So get to their open house 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday (tomorrow) at the nearby Northwest African American Museum. With … Continue reading

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Help make sure Judkins Park Link Station has adequate bike parking, access

Sound Transit is hosting an open house Thursday to discuss updated plans for the North Rainier/Judkins Park East Link Station, the only new Seattle station on the Eastside-bound light rail line scheduled to open in 2023. Among the vital details … Continue reading

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City picks ‘hybrid’ route for Central Area Neighborhood Greenway

The city has announced the route for its longest neighborhood greenway yet. The Central Area Neighborhood Greenway clocks in around three miles, connecting from the I-90 Trail to Interlaken Park and traveling through the heart of the Central District, the … Continue reading

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City cuts safety out of 24th Ave plans + 2 chances to weigh in on high-budget street remake

Despite having a $45 million budget and being billed as a “complete streets” project, the city has proposed no safety improvements for the stretch of 24th and 23rd Avenues connecting the Montlake neighborhood to Capitol Hill and the Central District … Continue reading

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Get involved in push for safe streets: Meetings in Central Seattle, South Park

The city team working on a neighborhood greenway near the 23rd Ave corridor will be holding a series of drop-in sessions this week to gather community input and answer questions about the project. Now dubbed the Central Area Greenway, the … Continue reading

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Meeting will discuss options for neighborhood greenway near 23rd Ave

Yesterday, we reported on an expansion to the 23rd Ave complete streets and repaving project, making the case for safe bike lanes from Montlake to the Central District. But the primary focus of Wednesday’s open house is a planned neighborhood … Continue reading

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High-budget 23rd/24th Ave remake is golden opportunity for safe and direct bike lanes

The 23rd Avenue complete streets and repaving project budget has ballooned to $46 million and now includes three phases, stretching from Rainier to Roanoke. This is arguably the most important commuting corridor in Central Seattle east of I-5. It is … Continue reading

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The case for a 23rd Avenue protected bikeway

With transit speeds and safety improvements as their guiding principles, the city recently presented early ideas for design changes to 23rd Ave as part of the upcoming repaving and complete streets project stretching from E John to Rainier Ave (see … Continue reading

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23rd Ave complete streets project will span the Central District

The main north-south arterial street in the Central District (my neighborhood) is going to get a big complete streets makeover in 2014-15. Currently designed like a four-lane highway, 23rd Ave is by far the most dangerous street in the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan: Central Seattle and downtown

This is the second post in a series analyzing Seattle’s draft Bicycle Master Plan update, which is currently taking public comments. This post will focus on the central neighborhoods south of the Ship Canal and north of I-90. Stay tuned … Continue reading

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