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Hearing Examiner: Cheasty mountain biking and hiking trails need more study

Another Seattle bike trail plan has run into delays from the environmental review process, this time a mountain biking and hiking trail. After years of community outreach, heated debates and evolving designs, the Cheasty Trails and Bike Park cleared vital … Continue reading

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Cheasty Trails and Bike Park finally secures its $100,000 grant

The folks behind the Cheasty Trails and Bike Park project have been working for years to receive city permission and win grants to restore and activate the hilly Cheasty Greenspace between Rainier Valley and Beacon Hill. The idea gained a … Continue reading

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After years of public process, Cheasty Greenspace trails plan gets green light

After a years long, sometimes heated public process, the Seattle Parks Board voted unanimously to move forward with a pilot set of soft surface biking and walking trails in the hilly Cheasty Greenspace natural area between Rainier Vista and Beacon … Continue reading

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Parks Board wants more MTB and walking trails in Cheasty

Developing plans to create new walking and mountain bike trails in the overgrown Cheasty Greenspace between Rainier Vista and Beacon Hill has run into a problem: The proposed plan may not include enough trails to meet the project’s goals. That’s … Continue reading

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Cheasty Greenspace mountain bike trail clears Council committee vote

A community plan to build sustainable mountain bike and hiking trails in Cheasty Greenspace has barely cleared a key City Council committee vote, bringing it one step closer to winning the Neighborhood Matching Funds it needs to become reality, Publicola … Continue reading

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Mountain biking in an urban forest? Cheasty MTB Park public meeting Tuesday

Tuesday is shaping up to be quite a packed bike meeting day. The Safe Roads Awareness Week kickoff walk is in the afternoon, then an open house for the second Ballard neighborhood greenway is in the evening. But if mountain … Continue reading

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Rather than change Parks policy, Board will consider Cheasty pilot MTB project – UPDATE: Passed

An exciting park restoration and mountain bike project in the Cheasty Greenspace on the eastern edge of Beacon Hill hit a roadblock last year: There is a long-forgotten Seattle Parks policy that prohibits bicycle use in parks. At first, organizers … Continue reading

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Parks Board will consider bikes-in-parks policy change, hear about neighborhood greenways

Volunteers with a dream of doing environmental rehab work and building a mountain bike park in Cheasty Greenspace will get the chance to earn the support of the Board of Park Commissioners. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the … Continue reading

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Cheasty Trail and Bike Park project boosters call for support at levy meeting

There have been a lot of ups and downs in the past year for the Cheasty Greenspace Trails & Bike Park project (AKA Beacon Bike Park). With plans to mobilize huge numbers of volunteers to restore a section of Cheasty … Continue reading

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