Tag Archives: Beacon BIKES

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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A bike tour of the now-open Beacon Hill Neighborhood Greenway

Two years in the making, the Seattle Department of Transportation completed the Beacon Hill Neighborhood Greenway this month and officially opened the route for business and bicycling. Proposed by the neighborhood group Beacon BIKES (“Better Infrastructure Keeping Everyone Safer”), the … Continue reading

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With greenway work (slowly) coming together, Beacon BIKES kicks off spring action

As the city works to very slowly piece together the elements of Beacon Hill’s first neighborhood greenway stretching from the I-90 Trail to Georgetown, Beacon BIKES is holding it’s first meeting of the year to talk about waling and biking … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan: NE and SE Seattle

This is the fifth post in a series analyzing Seattle’s draft Bicycle Master Plan update. The deadline to comment on the draft map is today (January 31). This post will focus on the Northeast and Southeast neighborhoods. Northeast Seattle Northeast Seattle, … Continue reading

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Bike Rack News: Beacon Hill grocery gets corral + Sportworks profiled + Biz owner still waiting

There’s lots of bike parking news floating around Seattle this week. Here’s a look at some of the happenings around town: Beacon Hill Red Apple creates bike corral in prime parking spot I first heard of Beacon BIKES’ mission to … Continue reading

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Lots o’ bike action at Saturday’s Jefferson Park Jubilee + Bike stereos needed

Beacon Hill is throwing a huge bash to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Jefferson Park Saturday. And you know what? The park just happens to be in the center of the planned neighborhood greenway, so of course there’s going to … Continue reading

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The Beacon Hill neighborhood greenway is almost here

The route of the pending 2.8-mile neighborhood greenway from the I-90 Trail to Jefferson Park is already one of my favorite biking routes in the city. But the city plans to make some key improvements to the route that could … Continue reading

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Tuesday: Ride with SBAB for a SE Seattle bikeability tour

Southeast Seattle desperately needs ambitious, family-friendly biking and walking routes. Tomorrow, you are invited to join the Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board and a slew of other biking and neighborhood organizations for a two-hour biking tour from the Mountains-to-Sound Trail to … Continue reading

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Beacon BIKES and SDOT line neighborhood greenway route with trees

Beacon Hill’s first neighborhood greenway is getting pieced together. SDOT has installed many of the wayfinding signs and will soon be installing sharrows along the route. And this week, SDOT’s Urban Forestry crews installed 70 trees along 18th Ave from … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill’s neighborhood greenways starting to grow

Beacon BIKES has been hard at work since the release of their Family Bicycle and Pedestrian Circulation Plan this summer. SDOT has installed signage for one of the plan’s proposed neighborhood greenways on 17th and 18th Avenues S, according to … Continue reading

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Weekend Guide: PhinneyWood Summer Streets + Beacon Hill family bike ride

The PhinneyWood Summer Streets festival takes over 17 blocks of Greenwood Ave today (August 12). This is one of the larger Summer Streets fests in the city, so be sure to stop by. From SDOT: Walk. Bike. Shop. Play. Breathe. … Continue reading

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Times: Group leaders make case for neighborhood greenways

Community leaders from neighborhoods all around Seattle see CTAC III as their shot to fund Seattle’s budding neighborhood greenway movement (see our previous series). As the committee decides whether to pursue an $80 vehicle license fee ballot measure, Cathy Tuttle, … Continue reading

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Neighborhood-Powered Streets Part 4: A call for a greenway group in your neighborhood

This story is part of a series about Seattle’s young neighborhood greenway movement. As the series wraps up, it’s your turn to get your neighborhood organized. “I know that other neighborhoods are going to step up and say, ‘Hey, we … Continue reading

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Neighborhood-Powered Streets Part 2: Beacon Hill and Wallingford groups lead the way

This story is part of a series about Seattle’s young neighborhood greenway movement. In part two, we look at two neighborhood groups that are paving the way for other neighborhoods to get organized and start planning safe streets. Beacon (Hill) … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – Love your bike with Beacon BIKES

Don’t have a date for Valentine’s Day? Refuse to participate in a Hallmark-fabricated holiday based around unsustainably-grown flowers and poorly-written greeting cards? Well, Beacon BIKES is holding a VD event featuring Willie Weir. From Beacon BIKES:

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Beacon BIKES to hold neighborhood transportation summit Saturday

Beacon BIKES is on a mission to encourage new safe routes for all people moving around on Beacon Hill. They have hired a consultant and the groups hopes the work will influence next year’s revision of the city’s bicycle master … Continue reading

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Beacon BIKES! picks consultant

Beacon BIKES!, a group pushing for bike infrastructure within neighborhoods, has chosen a consultant for their “Family Bike and Pedestrian Circulation Plan.” The citizen group is organizing in part to influence next year’s neighborhood and bicycle master plan updates. Group … Continue reading

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A bike boulevard for Beacon Hill

Dylan from Beacon BIKES, a recently-formed group focused on advocating for more bike infrastructure within neighborhoods, created an interesting walk-through of a potential bike boulevard route through Beacon Hill. Move the map behind the video player to see the route … Continue reading

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