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Huffington Post spotlights Seattle’s bike to school movement, research

The Huffington Post has a great profile of some of Seattle’s bike to school efforts and research by Seattle Children’s to learn more about its effects on students. We have written many times about Seattle’s bike to school revolution. It’s … Continue reading

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This is what Seattle’s bike to school revolution looks like (VIDEO)

Hundreds of Bryant Elementary students filled the streets Wednesday for what had to be the biggest bike to school ride in Seattle history. Seattle School District Superintendent José Banda rode with students and parents from Top Pot Doughnuts to Bryant. … Continue reading

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Car Free Days: Buying groceries by bike turns a chore into fun

The good folks at Car Free Days—who have been writing about their adventures hauling their family around Seattle on a bike since 2007—have written a great post about one of my favorite seemingly mundane parts of life on two wheels: … Continue reading

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Learn how to encourage walking & biking to school in your neighborhood at Tuesday meeting in Ballard

Getting dropped off at school in your parent’s car is massively uncool. It’s 2012, and biking and walking to school is back in a big way. Though people have been pushing for more non-motorized school transportation for years, last school … Continue reading

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Fremont bike counter, school bike train plans unveiled at City Hall Bike to Work Day rally

Cascade is pretty sure that Fremont’s bike counter will be the first such counter in the nation when it is unveiled this summer. The 7.5-foot-tall counter by Eco-Totem will tick away counting the number of people biking on either side … Continue reading

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Big neighbohrood greenways meeting in Phinney tonight + Car Free Days jumps on board

Remember, there is a big neighborhood greenways meeting 6:30 tonight at the Phinney Neighborhood Center (6615 Dayton Ave N). SDOT leaders will be there, and it will be great chance to get involved and meet some of the people behind … Continue reading

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Bike drive for Village Bicycle in West Seattle Saturday

Car Free Days reports that there is a bike drive at the West Seattle YMCA Saturday. Donate a bicycle to the Village Bicycle Project and it will get new life, providing populations that often have few reliable transportation options a … Continue reading

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On other blogs: Biking the coast in 1909

A quick roundup of interesting stuff from around the city. Go Means Go has a book review of “Two Wheels North” by Evelyn McDaniel Gibb, the story of two boys who rode their bikes from Santa Rosa to Seattle for … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Envy

In the bike world, Copenhagen seems like a fantasy. It comes up in so many bike infrastructure conversations. When structuring how bikes will work with the First Hill Streetcar, the word Copenhagen is everywhere from the cycle track to the … Continue reading

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On other blogs: ‘Golf Ball From Army Navy Country Club Fifth Hole Hits Baby’

OK, that didn’t happen. But Navy Capt. (Ret.) Louis Kriser is worried that headline could someday run if a public bike path goes in next to the Army-Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia. Biking Bis has good analysis, as always.

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