Ferry report says bikes ‘impede’ cars and should load/unload last
Today’s outrageous car-centric idea comes buried in a Washington State Ferries report and recommendations for improving ferry service: Bikes should have to wait for cars before embarking and disembarking. The reason? They supposedly “impede” the unloading of cars and are unsafe. Where to start demolishing this recommendation…
Godspeed, Seattle to Portland riders
Update: Biking Bis has great photos and STP history. The STP ride started this morning. For those of us left up in Seattle, the Burke-Gilman is a little lonelier. Good luck, everyone. Stay safe and enjoy yourselves. King 5 has a report focusing a bit on how the riders will affect car traffic (whoo!):
This week’s bike theft map (July 2-9)
View Bike Thefts 7/2 – 7/9 in a larger map Use a U-lock, folks. Here’s a map of bike thefts from the past week that were reported to the Seattle Police Department. Bike thefts are notoriously underreported, so this map is very likely incomplete.
Arriving in August. Preorder now.
- Alert 6/5-9: Port is repairing Interbay Trail bumps + Planned detour has very tight squeezes – UPDATED
- Crosscut: Seattle Police are leaders in violent use of bikes during protests
- 32 Congressmembers including Rep. Jayapal urge adding walking and biking safety to vehicle safety ratings
- You should join the Bike Advisory Board (or any of these other boards)
- Thursday: Feit will release poetry collection ‘The Night of Electric Bikes’ at Good Weather
- Beacon Hill bike lane plan gets more detailed + City finds ways to add nearby parking
- Ballard HS Student: Missing bike racks limit biking to school in Seattle
- I love new Bike Lane Day
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