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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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Letter to the King County Council: Save Metro buses for the sake of bicycling

UPDATE: It would appear this letter was soooo persuasive, the King County Council announced they would pass the $20 charge within an hour and a half of this post…. Good work everyone who battled to get this done without going … Continue reading

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It’s International Bus Driver Appreciation Day!

Today, we salute the people who get behind the wheel every day — rain, shine or snow — to move vast numbers of our city’s population around. Every packed bus is a traffic jam removed from the streets, but the … Continue reading

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VeloBusDriver talks buses and bikes in Slate

Tom Vanderbilt interviewed everybody’s favorite bike-riding, blogging bus driver for an article in Slate. King County’s very own VeloBusDriver lends his valuable perspective, as both bus driver and bike rider, to Slate readers and talks about the stresses of the … Continue reading

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Bike Collision Roundup: Bus runs biker off the road in Ravenna

Now, for a downer of a post. These tales were self-reported to BikeWise.org. First, one on Nov 12 involving a bus on Ravenna at Brooklyn: At this location, there is an entire left lane dedicated to cyclists, the right lane … Continue reading

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Roosevelt redesign between 75th and 85th on hold until 2011 – UPDATED

Originally published yesterday at 4:15, updated with a comment by Velo Bus Driver, who drives the 77 through this spot. View Larger Map The somewhat controversial proposed removal of parking on one side of a ten-block stretch of Roosevelt between … Continue reading

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