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With the fate of events uncertain, Cascade cuts half its staff and appeals for donations

Cascade Bicycle Club moved Friday to furlough half its staff in what leaders describe as an effort to save the club, which is marking its 50-year anniversary this year. “We want to make sure it’s around for another 50 years,” … Continue reading

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Friday: Cascade Bicycle Club is hosting a ‘Solo Scavenger Hunt’

Cascade Bicycle Club organizes community biking events, so the social distancing protocols make so many of their regular activities impossible right now. The organization already postponed their annual Bike Swap has been moved to June 14, the Bike Everywhere Breakfast … Continue reading

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Biking during the pandemic

With the announcement that Seattle Public School will close for at least two weeks and gatherings of 250 people of more have been banned, our region has reached a new level in its social distancing efforts. Events venues have been … Continue reading

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Cascade: Bike safety p.e. classes expanding to Seattle middle schools

Nearly all Seattle elementary schoolers already go through the Let’s Go Bicycle and Pedstrian Safety program as part of their physical education. But now the program is expanding to include middle schools, as well. The course, offered by Cascade Bicycle … Continue reading

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Mayor Durkan: ‘Eastlake is moving forward’

Mayor Jenny Durkan removed all doubt about what she thinks about Eastlake Ave bike lanes during a mid-day press event today. “Without prejudging what would come out of an EIS or what the lawyers would say, we need that bike … Continue reading

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Seattle’s 10th Cranksgiving smashes the attendance record + Photos UPDATE: More than 1 ton donated!

I thought it was a bit strange that the line for the two sign-up clipboards was so long. I had used the same forms for nine Cranksgivings before, and the line to sign in was never that long before. So … Continue reading

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Watch: Fremont Bridge nears 1 million 2019 bike trips 1 month early

UPDATE: Cascade Bicycle Club, Queen Anne Greenways and Ballard-Fremont Greenways will host a celebration 3–5 p.m. Saturday, October 19. Details here. Video transcript (.txt) As we reported previously, 2019 bike trips across the Fremont Bridge are set to break one … Continue reading

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Cascade: Mercer Island plan should ‘futureproof’ I-90 Trail, open house Monday

When the I-90 Trail crosses Mercer Island, it climbs up and through a park created in the 1990s to cover the freeway. Posthumously named after and Island Councilmember and Mayor who negotiated with the state to include the lidded park, … Continue reading

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An olive branch? Mayor Durkan celebrates downtown bike lanes, acknowledges delays

Seeing Queen Anne Greenways’ Mark Ostrow give Mayor Jenny Durkan a high five from his bicycle is the image that sticks in my head from Wednesday’s press event celebrating the opening of the 8th Ave bike lane downtown (Crosscut’s Josh … Continue reading

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Saturday: Streets will go car-free for two hours before Ballard Crit for an open streets party

Here’s a great idea: Ballard Criterium race organizers Apex Racing are already doing the hard work of securing permits, placing signage and barricades and informing the community about their annual event Saturday. So why not extend the time a few … Continue reading

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Bike Everywhere Day 2019 is Friday + Map of morning ‘celebration stations’ across the region

Bike Everywhere Day 2019 (formerly known as “Bike to Work Day”) is Friday, and there will be 113 celebration stations spread throughout the region to provide encouragement, smiles and maybe some coffee or donuts for folks biking to work or … Continue reading

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Cascade’s annual Bike Everywhere Breakfast is Tuesday

Hey, did you know May is Bike Month? I know, I know, every month is bike month in Seattle. I hear you. May is filled with events and organizational efforts to help get more people on bikes heading into summer. … Continue reading

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Redesigned Northgate bike/walk bridge construction should start middle of this year

Crossing I-5 in Northgate is terrible today. The freeway divides the neighborhood, and the few places where crossing on foot or bike is possible are either far apart or very stressful. So as the region prepares to open a light … Continue reading

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Judge decides Missing Link megastudy did not adequately address economic concerns

In yet another partial court defeat, the Ballard Missing Link of the Burke-Gilman Trail has once again been thrown into question this week after King County Superior Court Judge Samuel Chung sided with the city on two out of three … Continue reading

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Cascade launches campaign to promote city-wide bike network

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan identifies 474 miles of new or upgraded bike routes to be constructed by 2034. But Cascade Bicycle Club launched a campaign this week called Connect Seattle to encourage the city to follow through on a handful … Continue reading

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CM Mosqueda delivers must-watch speech as Council approves downtown bike lane resolution

The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday calling on SDOT to complete a connected bike network downtown by the end of 2019. As we reported previously, the network includes sections of 8th Ave, 9th Ave N, Pike and/or Pine … Continue reading

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The Urbanist: Womxn’s Bike Month Happy Hour is Thursday

Took a rad group of ladies out on an e-bike spin! Most of them had never ridden downtown. They were all smiles. #womxnbike #bikemonth #seabikes @limebike @CascadeBicycle @TranspoChoices pic.twitter.com/jC6uHaQikz — kelsey mesher (@kmesh) May 23, 2018 Womxn are leading the … Continue reading

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Bike Everywhere Day is Friday + Where to join a morning ride to City Hall or visit a ‘Celebration Station’

The happiest rush hour of the year is just two days away! Bike Everywhere Day 2018 (formerly known as “Bike to Work Day”) is Friday, and the city will be flush with snacks and swag and group rides and smiling … Continue reading

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Bike on I-5, the Aurora Bridge and the soon-to-be-closed waterfront Viaduct April 8

Cascade Bicycle Club’s Emerald City Ride 2018 won’t ever be repeated because part of the route will be on the slated-for-demolishion Alaskan Way Viaduct. The third annual Emerald City Ride sticks with the theme: Bike on freeways typically off-limits to … Continue reading

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Don’t delay the downtown bike network

Downtown Seattle is facing a massive transportation challenge when buses are kicked out the transit tunnel in 2019. That is not long from now, and the City of Seattle and our region’s transportation agencies need to be taking action right … Continue reading

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