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…
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!):
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.