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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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Amazon abruptly fires its Seattle bike couriers, will try to drive packages instead

Amazon has fired dozens of bike couriers with little warning, apparently planning to deliver one-hour and two-hour Amazon Prime Now packages by driving in Seattle traffic instead. Good luck with that! Needless to say, many of the couriers who just … 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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Capitol Hill’s Velo Bike Shop planning 2013 move to Denny Triangle

Even though it is among the most bikey neighborhoods in Seattle, Capitol Hill could lose its only fully-featured bike shop next year as Velo Bike Shop plans a move from it’s longtime 11th and Pine home to 6th and Blanchard … 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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