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Neighborhood-Powered Streets Part 3: Controversially less controversial

This story is part of a series about Seattle’s young neighborhood greenway movement. In part three, we look into hopes that greenway projects will be less controversial than arterial bike lanes and how that could impact the city’s bicycle infrastructure … 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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Neighborhood-Powered Streets, Part 1: Greenways find new political momentum in Seattle

This story kicks off of a series about Seattle’s young neighborhood greenway movement we are publishing this week. In the first installment, we look at neighborhood greenway design and Seattle’s newly-found political power supporting them. Bicycle advocates have worked tirelessly … Continue reading

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My Ballard: Bagshaw says group will look into bike boulevards

Councilmember Sally Bagshaw told the Ballard District Council that a group is forming to look into bike boulevards in Seattle, according to My Ballard: “The neighbors love it because it slows down traffic so much. That again you can be … Continue reading

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Wallingford bike boulevard will include ‘runnel’

The bicycle boulevard planned for Wallingford will include modifications to the Aurora pedestrian overpass at 41st Street and an enhanced crossing at Stone Way, according to Sam Woods at SDOT. Woods said plans will likely include installing a runnel on … Continue reading

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Bike boulevard coming to Wallingford

The Neighborhood Projects Fund has announced support for the Wallingford Bicycle Boulevard Project, which aims to turn N 44th or 43rd Avenues into a much-needed bike friendly east-west route through northern Wallingford. Bicycle boulevards are streets where bicycle travel has … Continue reading

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Portland takes the ‘bad ass’ out of biking, part 1: The Going St bicycle boulevard

While riding around Portland this weekend (my first time seeing the city by bike), I came to one big conclusion: Seattle bikers are bad asses. Biking in Portland is so easy that there is hardly any excuse not to bike (before … 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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Signal getting ready at Fremont and 105th

On a ride yesterday, I noticed the coming traffic signal for Fremont Ave and 105th is already in place, getting ready to go. Once it is running, it will plug a hole in the Fremont Ave bike boulevard, which is … Continue reading

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