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A look at latest Beacon Hill bike lane designs + SDOT says they will try to build them ‘sooner’

SDOT has released updated design work for the Beacon Hill bike lane project, which includes two options for 15th Ave S as well as different options for handling bus stops. As Ryan Packer reported for the Urbanist last month, the … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill deserves as much safe streets urgency as Green Lake

Two different bike safety projects in Seattle started development in 2020: A concept to complete the bike lane loop around Green Lake and a project to connect Beacon Hill to the downtown bike network. But even though the City Council … Continue reading

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Advocates ask SDOT to examine different options for Beacon Ave bike route

Late last year SDOT released early designs for the safe bike route being planned to run nearly the entire length of Beacon Hill, currently scheduled to start construction in 2023. While the route on the northern end of the hill … Continue reading

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SDOT starts design work on major Beacon Hill bike route – UPDATED

UPDATE: Here’s the video of the city’s presentation: Beacon Hill has one street that cuts across the grid to be the most direct route and is less steep than other streets nearby: Beacon Ave S. Even with hardly any bike … Continue reading

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After pushback, city will complete Columbian Way bike lane at Beacon Ave

Here’s some great news for southend bike riders: SDOT has decided to complete the westbound S Columbian Way bike lane at Beacon Ave after all. As we reported in June, neighbors of the major Columbian Way repaving project were surprised … Continue reading

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Tonight: Help Beacon Hill Safe Streets improve area near the light rail station

Beacon Hill is a growing walkable and bikeable community, but there’s one big safe streets challenge: Beacon Ave. (OK, fine, there are a couple more, too.) Beacon Ave cuts a diagonal across the neighborhood grid, creating many awkward or extra-long … Continue reading

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North Beacon Hill getting much-needed safety upgrades, new trail connection

Work is set to begin next month on a slate of road safety improvements in North Beacon Hill, mostly focused around Beacon Ave S between 14th Ave S and the Mountains to Sound Trail end point just east of I-5. … Continue reading

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So many bike meetings tonight: Beacon Hill, 23rd Ave greenway, Bike Advisory Board

I can only assume there was some kind of calendar mix-up, because there are at least three important bike-related meetings at the same time this evening. We have written previously about the 23rd Ave Corridor Neighborhood Greenway meeting (5:30–7:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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