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From our Bike Events CalendarMay24Thu6:00 pm Beacon Hill Safe Streets Monthly... @ Beacon Hill LibraryBeacon Hill Safe Streets Monthly... @ Beacon Hill LibraryMay 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pmformerly Beacon B.I.K.E.S. FacebookTwitterRedditEmail6:30 pm Bike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsBike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsMay 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pmDetails: Volunteer Repair Parties (VRP) are drop-in, weekly bike repair parties for adults (age 18 and up). You do not need to be a skilled bike mechanic to help out. This is how most volunteers with Bike Works get their … Continue reading →May25FriMay27Sun10:00 am Bike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsBike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsMay 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pmDetails: Volunteer Repair Parties (VRP) are drop-in, weekly bike repair parties for adults (age 18 and up). You do not need to be a skilled bike mechanic to help out. This is how most volunteers with Bike Works get their … Continue reading →May30Wed5:00 pm U-District Mobility Community Wo...U-District Mobility Community Wo...May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pmWhat: Community Workshop #3When: Wednesday, May 30th from 5:00-7:30pmWhere: U Heights Center Auditorium5031 University Way NE, Seattle WA 98105Snacks will be provided, and children are welcome!Details:The new U District Link Light Rail Station is scheduled to open in 2021. This … Continue reading →
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Organizing a bike train to school is an effective way to significantly increase the amount of daily physical activity every child needs to be healthy, a study out of Seattle Children’s found. OK, I know that sounds like a no-brainer. … Continue reading
This KOMO report on school bike train research in Hillman City is pretty much awesome. I cannot wait to see the results of this Seattle Children’s study by Dr. Jason Mendoza and Maya Jacobs. We wrote about the study when … Continue reading
Attention young Seattle Bike Blog readers (and parents): A study of the health impact of school bike trains needs your help! Common sense says that biking to school is good for the health of Seattle students, but exactly how good … Continue reading
Schools, teachers and parents across the Puget Sound region have started organizing bike trains in recent years, one key part of the bike-and-walk-to-school revolution. Essentially, bike trains are like walking school buses, but on wheels. Volunteers (often parents) lead a … Continue reading
Loper: Group rides – kid style! How bike trains and after school clubs help kids become strong city bikers
One basic principle of elementary age bike to school programs is that each kid generally rides with one of their parents. Especially when the kids are in their first few years of school. As children get a little older and … Continue reading
Thornton Creek Elementary bike train organizer Maya Jacobs wrote an article for Yes! Magazine giving advice for people who want to organize bike trains to their neighborhood schools. Among her bits of advice: Find a group of interested parents, pick … Continue reading