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Mountains-to-Sound Greenway ribbon-cutting Saturday + Video spoiler

The Mountains-to-Sound Greenway extension on Beacon Hill is complete, and there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday, October 29 at 2:30 p.m. at Daejeon Park (see poster below). A couple friends and I took a detour on our way to … Continue reading

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Trail projects in Seattle create more jobs per dollar than roads

More jobs are created by building trails in Seattle than from road projects, according to a recent study (PDF) by Heidi Garrett-Peltier for the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (h/t Biking Bis). The study covered … Continue reading

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New Alaskan Way trail provides safer route south of downtown

No more following slow-moving, stressful Alaskan Way detours full of cars. No more confusing signage that almost leads you onto a Highway 99 on-ramp. No more getting stuck waiting for a train. WSDOT has opened a new multi-use trail between … Continue reading

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City proposes Beacon Hill bike trail to connect I-90 to Sodo

SDOT is proposing a bike trail along the west side of Beacon Hill that would connect the I-90 trail to Beacon Ave near I-5. The project will provide a nice route through the greenbelt to people riding from the east … Continue reading

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Where NOT to park your truck

Was riding on the Burke when I came across this asshat parked in the middle of the bike trail.

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No Cars Allowed

A new restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin is hoping to open up shop along a bike and pedestrian path in “the one place where you can’t hear any cars in the middle of the city,” according to the Wisconsin State Journal. … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a national bike trail ‘Interstate’ system

Everybody’s favorite Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wrote a post on his government blog suggesting that vacationers in America can pack their luggage on their bikes instead of their cars this weekend. And you know, you look at the map above … Continue reading

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