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Help count people biking and walking in King County next week

How many people are actually out biking and walking in Washington State? We don’t really know. But believe it or not, the state tries to get a handle on this number by getting a bunch of volunteers to hang out … Continue reading

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Volunteers still needed for Wednesday Seattle bike count, statewide counts in late Sept

As of Monday, the city still needed seven volunteers to help with the final volunteer-run citywide bike count. The city is moving to a more modern, camera-based counting system that will provide more data and won’t require big volunteer call-outs … Continue reading

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Biking in Seattle appears to grow, but SDOT bike count results are confusing

The number of people biking in Seattle in May 2012 grew a stunning 63 percent over May 2011. Maybe. The same count also showed a 40 percent decline in July 2012 compared to July 2011. SDOT recently released bike count … Continue reading

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Biking in Seattle is not declining

A recent story in the PI shows that Seattle’s city-wide bike count showed a 15 percent decline in the number of people biking in 2010 compared to 2008, according to SDOT’s city-wide bike count data. But, as Scott Gutierrez points … Continue reading

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Census: Seattle bike commuting rises 22% in 1 year, city claims #2 spot in US

Seattle rose to the number two spot among major US cities in terms of the number of people commuting to work by bike in 2010. The percentage of people using a bicycle as their primary mode of getting to work … Continue reading

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Volunteer to help count people riding bikes in late September

It’s bike count time again. Cascade Bicycle Club and WSDOT are organizing the annual statewide bike count, and they need your help. From Cascade: Late September is your time to make bicycling count in Seattle! Do you have two hours … Continue reading

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You have to ride to work this week to get counted

This week is not the week to take a break from bike commuting. SDOT is conducting their bicycle and pedestrian counts May 10-12, according to the SDOT Blog. So if you want to get counted, you gotta ride! From SDOT: … Continue reading

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SDOT needs lots of volunteers to count people walking and biking

In the past, the city has counted people walking and biking through the help of volunteers. Preliminary results of this year’s fall bike count show that the number of people biking to downtown Seattle are up! SDOT says results are … Continue reading

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‘One male trout, using the fish ladder, wearing a condom’

After waking up around 5 and drinking two thermoses of coffee, Kelli from Yoga For Bikers and I got a little loopy while counting bikes this morning for SDOT. We were staked out at Elliott and Denny from 6:30 until … Continue reading

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1 with Lycra, 2 without, 3 on cruisers… SDOT needs help counting bikes

Publicola reports that SDOT is seeking volunteers to help count the city’s bikers in the morning of Sept. 15 (6:30 – 9 a.m.). Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board Chair Blake Trask says the downtown count is what the city uses to … Continue reading

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