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2nd Ave bike lane extension will open southbound in early October, northbound a couple weeks later – UPDATED

The 2nd Ave bike lane will reach Denny Way next month. Work on the street has been ongoing for quite a while as the city prepared it for bike lanes and other improvements for all modes, such as badly needed … Continue reading

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Walk through the Battery Street Tunnel Sunday + What will be its legacy in our city?

The Battery Street Tunnel has been part of Seattle for 65 years, but very few people have ever had the opportunity to walk through it. Well, Sunday morning is your chance. Walk the Battery is a free public event, part … Continue reading

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2nd Ave bike lane will go one block further south + North extension set to open in 2017

You may have noticed crews out painting what appears to be the first extension of the 2nd Ave protected bike lane since it opened in October 2014. Your eyes have not deceived you. Don’t get too excited, though, because it’s … Continue reading

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2nd Ave getting upgrades + Extension to Denny possible this year

After nearly a year and a half as a pilot project, the 2nd Ave bike lane is getting some significant — and hopefully more comfortable and attractive — upgrades. Among the improvements are new planter boxes to help separate the … Continue reading

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Times: Innovative 5th Ave bikeway and public space in the works

Here’s an idea that’s incredibly obvious and way overdue: Shift parking on 5th Ave underneath the monorail columns, then use the skinny lane to the west to create a fully protected bikeway and expand the neighborhood space. Right now, the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Pull-Apart owner charged with four counts of trafficking stolen property

Bicycle Pull-Apart owner Eric Patchen has been charged for trafficking stolen property following a Seattle Police investigation this spring that allegedly linked him and his Belltown shop to $10,000 worth of stolen bikes. Patchen denied the allegations in an interview … Continue reading

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Bicycle Pull-Apart owner: ‘I have always followed the letter of the law’

Eric Patchen didn’t build up credit, and he didn’t inherit a lot of money. So when he wanted to start a bike shop in Belltown, he did it without loans. “I did it on my own,” Patchen said. “I put … Continue reading

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Police: Bike thief arrested in Belltown

Seattle Police arrested a man early Wednesday morning after he allegedly stole a bike from a Belltown condo building and tried to ride away with it. Witnesses watched him enter the secure parking garage without a bike, then ride out … Continue reading

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Wednesday: New2Biking event will talk urban cycling, even in the rain

New2Seattle is partnering with Cascade Bicycle Club and Velo Bike Shop to host an event for anyone looking for advice on urban cycling. New2Biking, a free social and educational event, will go from 5:30 to 7:30 Wednesday evening at Velo … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan Draft 2: Central Seattle

The last day to comment on the second draft of the Bicycle Master Plan is Friday. Email your comments to bmpupdate@seattle.gov. This post is a continuation of a series investigating some of changes in the newest draft of the Bike … Continue reading

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Weekend Highlight: 2nd Annual Pedaler’s Fair showcases locally-made bike goods in Belltown

Local bike wares makers will showcase their goods this weekend at the second-annual Pedaler’s Fair, held this year at the Underground Events Center (1st and Wall in Belltown). The fair will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until … Continue reading

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Belltown Pull Apart reopens at 3rd and Battery

It has been a rocky year for Belltown Pull Apart, whose old building is now being redeveloped. But the shop has finally found a solid new home and is open for business at 3rd and Battery. Details from BPA: Belltown- … Continue reading

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Cyclist in Belltown hit and run taken to hospital in critical condition – UPDATED

A man in his 30s was taken to Harborview in critical condition after the driver of a red 1990s minivan struck him and drove away around 7 p.m. Monday. We will update as we learn more. Update 4/12– SPD has … Continue reading

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