Tag Archives: bike/bus combo

Watch: Khatsini explains the power of the bike/bus combo

King County has been producing a series of short videos highlighting different ways of getting around town by walking, biking and transit. We already pointed you to their video featuring family cycling and Greenwood’s G&O Family Cyclery. In their latest … Continue reading

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Nearly all Sound Transit buses will soon be able to carry 3 bikes instead of 2

Sound Transit operates many popular regional express bus routes connecting major employment and residential centers quickly and easily. But, as express routes, getting from your home or workplace to the bus stop or transit center is often the most difficult … Continue reading

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County’s new on-demand bike lockers will secure more bikes, more of the time

King County’s new bike lockers have one key difference separating them from previous lockers installed in the region: The BikeLink lockers are available reservation-free and on-demand. You can get a card online here. The $20 card comes preloaded with $20 … Continue reading

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Reminder: People with bikes ride buses free all week

From now through Friday, you can ride any King County Metro-operated bus for free. All you need is a bicycle. Here are the details, from Metro: As part of Bike Month, King County Metro and Sound Transit are encouraging people … Continue reading

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Seattle Transit Blog: People with bikes ride Metro buses FREE during Bike Week

Anyone with a bicycle boarding a King County Metro bus between May 14 and 18 will ride for free, Seattle Transit Blog reports. The promotion also applies to Sound Transit buses operated by Metro (540, 542, 545, 550, 554, 555, … Continue reading

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Metro replacing bus bike rack arms + the mayor tweets about bike sharing

The outside arms on King County’s relatively new three-bike racks on the front of their buses are wearing out far more quickly than expected. The racks are still under warranty, so the manufacturer is sending replacement parts. However, you may … Continue reading

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Washington’s new Discover Pass does not apply to people riding bikes

Well, here’s yet another reason to ride your bike on your weekend getaway this summer. In order to help close a huge funding gap, Washington State Parks is instituting a new vehicle license fee that goes into effect July 1. … Continue reading

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Rules allowing downtown bus/bike loading here to stay

One year ago, it was against the rules to load your bike on the front of a King County Metro bus in the downtown Ride Free Area during rush hour. The idea was that bike loading would slow bus movement … Continue reading

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