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Bike News Roundup: Some post-eclipse reading

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! For all you eclipse travelers stuck in traffic, this one’s for you. And arcing to the southeast: pic.twitter.com/0IGW97opGA — Josh Cohen (@jcohenwrites) August 21, 2017 First up, sometimes you just gotta do it … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: A dangerous rail crossing. No not that one.

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! First up, University of Tennessee Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Chris Cherry and graduate students Ziwen Ling and Nirbesh Dhakal recently documented a ton of bike crashes at a single railroad crossing (hmm, … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Citi Bike vs a couple car parking spaces

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! This is an open thread. First up, a quick and clear comparison of the benefits of well-used bike share (and sidewalks) vs car parking spaces in New York City. “The Citi Bike dock … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: The opposite of Mercer’s new traffic signal timing system

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a list of stuff we’ve been reading lately. This is also an open thread. Is there something bikey on your mind you want to discuss? Start a conversation in the comments below. First … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Should Seattle get a Bicycle Mayor?

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! This is an open thread, so feel free to discuss anything at least vaguely bikey below. First up! Should Seattle have a Bicycle Mayor? Should NYC Have a Bicycle Mayor? Meet Anna Luten … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: How Oslo is preparing to go car-free downtown

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! The comments below are also open to whatever at-least-somewhat relevant topic you want to discuss. First up, here’s how Oslo is working to go car-free in its city center. A hopeful note for … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: The Future of Mobility

It’s the Bike News Roundup! I may starting posting these more often so they don’t get so ridiculously long. The comments below are open to whatever at-least-somewhat-relevant topics you want to discuss. First up, move over self-driving cars. The true … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: A 1996 PBS doc on the auto industry’s demolition of public transit

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a look at some stuff floating around the web lately. This is an open thread. First up, a PBS documentary (fresh out of 1996) on the auto industry’s conspiracy to destroy public … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: NCDOT accidentally made the scariest short horror film of 2016

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! As always, this is an open thread. Discuss anything localish and bikeish in the comments below. First up, the most terrifying short horror film of 2016 was released in October by the North … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: The first cargo bike ride at the top of the Space Needle?

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a collection of some stuff floating around the web recently. You may find some good stuff here that fell through the cracks during the holidays. First up, The Pedal-Powered Talk Show visited … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Seattle’s multimodal neighbor

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a taste of some of the sweet (and not-so-sweet) bike-related and bike-adjacent news floating around recently. First up: StreetFilms visits Vancouver, BC, giving an overview of how Seattle’s neighbor to the north … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Dodging bullets on an Olympia mountain bike trail

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s some stuff floating around the web recently that caught out eye. First up, at least one extremely irresponsible person nearly shot and killed a group of people mountain biking in Capitol State … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Gone Bikin’ addition

Seattle Bike Blog Editor Tom Fucoloro has Gone Bikin’ until Labor Day. In the meantime, we will be periodically posting short news bits and excerpts from good reads floating around the web. It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! First … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: ‘How highways wrecked American cities’

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Lots of good stuff floating around the web lately, so let’s get right to it. First up, Vox created a short and punchy video report outlining “how highways wrecked American cities.” Definitely worth … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: 1975 report suggests building transit tunnel to replace the Viaduct

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a look at some of the bikey stuff floating around the web recently. First up! This 1975 archive report from KOMO about mass transit in Seattle is worth all 25 minutes of … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: The world’s biggest city has few bike lanes, yet people bike a lot anyway

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a glance at some of the bikeish stuff floating around the web. First up! Lots of people in the world’s most populous city bike despite few bike lanes: The Gaman Spirit: Why … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Police lay down the law on kids playing basketball in the street

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a taste of some of the stuff floating around the web that caught our eye. First up, this Gainesville Police officer responded to a complaint of teens playing basketball in the street … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Motor City to Bike City

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a look at some of the bikey stuff floating around the web in recent weeks. First up, Motor City to Bike City:

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Bike News Roundup: Bill Nye crashed a 1995 city video to tell people to bike to work

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Lots of good stuff floating around the web these days, so let’s get started. First up, this 1995 video by the Seattle Department of Engineering (now the Department of Transportation) is a pretty … Continue reading

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Bike News Roundup: Watch how ‘jaywalking’ became a crime

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Don’t forget to vote! And whether you voted weeks ago or your ballot is still at home, you can join me for our first ever Procrastinator’s Voting Party, 5–6:30 p.m. at Chuck’s Hop … Continue reading

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