Tag Archives: 7th Ave

Latest segment of 7th Ave bike lane opens in Denny Triangle

The latest block of sidewalk-level one way protected bike lane has opened on 7th Ave in the Denny Triangle, which means that bike lane now runs southbound all the way from Bell Street to Pike Street downtown. There’s also a … Continue reading

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Bike lanes are for cars

People do not need bike lanes to ride a bike. People driving cars need bikes lanes to protect them from intimidating or harming people on bikes. The laws in Washington State are clear. Bikes are vehicles, so people are legally … Continue reading

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Construction set to begin on vital downtown stretch of 7th Ave bike lane

Construction is set to begin next week to finally connect the well-used 7th Ave bike lane to the downtown core. When we last wrote about the planned 7th Ave southbound protected bike lane, we noted that it would end just … Continue reading

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7th Ave bike lane will connect Dexter to downtown, end just 5 blocks from 2nd Ave

7th Ave is a direct line from Dexter to downtown, so it’s no surprise that the street is one of the most important bike routes in the city center. While the street got some nice buffered bike lanes between Dexter … Continue reading

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Seattle gets stack of Federal funds for protected bike lanes downtown, on Broadway

Seattle will officially receive a stack of Federal cash to build protected bike lanes downtown and on Broadway (we reported on the recommendation earlier this month). The city has also received nearly $400,000 to help low-income residents access Pronto bike … Continue reading

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Regional Council recommends funds for 7th Ave bike lanes, Bellevue trail design + more

The Puget Sound Regional Council, which distributes federal transportation funding in the area, has recommended additional funding to build the 7th Ave protected bike lanes downtown, design a replacement Hed Ec bike/walk bridge on UW campus and to fully design … Continue reading

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Amazon will fund 7th Ave cycle track

Today is just all cycle tracks, all day on Seattle Bike Blog (Mayor McGinn will announce his transportation budget today Monday at 2, so check back to SBB for more then). A deal between the city and Amazon includes a … Continue reading

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Big plans (and small immediate changes) planned for 7th Ave + An Amazon.com cycle track?

Remember when 7th Ave between Westlake and Denny looked like the photo to the right? That was fun. Unfortunately, the striping is almost entirely rubbed off in many places. And compliance by car and bus drivers has never been very … Continue reading

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