Tag Archives: 520 trail

520 Bridge Trail on for autumn opening + WSDOT will not fix jarring expansion plates

A trail over the 520 Bridge will revolutionize biking in the region. Bicycle travel times between many parts of Seattle and major Eastside communities will be slashed. Biking from UW to downtown Kirkland, for example, will be cut in half. Instead … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

520 Trail gets so close, yet so far

Medina just got an awesome new park. You can now walk or bike 1.3 miles from Evergreen Point out into the middle of Lake Washington on a floating bridge, bringing you tantalizingly within reach of Seattle. But for another year, … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Ahead of public hearing, a couple ways to make the 520 Bridge plans better

In case you haven’t noticed, the state is building a new 520 Bridge. And as we noted back in February, the biking and walking elements of their Seattle-side plans have come a long way since the initial drafts. But there’s … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Bellevue installs its first bike counters + First look at the data

The City of Bellevue and WSDOT have installed the city’s first ever electronic bike counters to track hour-by-hour usage of the I-90 and 520 Trails. As we’ve seen with Seattle’s counters (the oldest being the Fremont Bridge counter), having daily … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments