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Tuesday: Tell SDOT we need a continuous waterfront bikeway

Seattle’s downtown waterfront has been under construction for so long, it’s sometimes easy to forget that when the dust finally settles there will be a complete waterfront bikeway for the first time in Seattle history. Upon opening, this bikeway will … Continue reading

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Bike counters show weekend and trail rides are up as much as 70% since the outbreak began

The number of bike trips across the Fremont Bridge in February was 47% higher than the February average from 2013-19, continuing a trend of strong year-over-year bike trip growth in recent years. But then March happened, and employers shut down … Continue reading

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Watch: Biking Expedia’s amazing Elliott Bay Trail remake

Expedia is preparing to start moving from Bellevue into their new campus on the Seattle waterfront starting as soon as next year. And work is very clearly in high gear across their huge new space. For the past year, the … Continue reading

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Saturday: Expedia will open revamped Elliott Bay Trail with celebration and bike ride

Expedia has been working on rebuilding a section of the Elliott Bay Trail near their under-construction future headquarters in Interbay for the past year, and they’re nearly ready to unveil the new trail and open space improvements. They’re hosting a … Continue reading

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Year-long Elliott Bay Trail detour near future Expedia campus starts Aug 1

Construction of the huge new Expedia campus along the Seattle waterfront includes a rebuild of a section of the Elliott Bay Trail as the path transitions from industrial Interbay to the waterfront. The new trail will soften what today is … Continue reading

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Trail Alert: Year-long County wastewater project could create some Elliott Bay Trail delays

King County is beginning work this week on a delayed waterwater regulator project in Myrtle Edwards Park that could disrupt the Elliott Bay Trail. The project worksite entrance is at the south entrance to the trail near the Sculpture Garden, … Continue reading

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Hempfest is this weekend, so expect big delays on Elliott Bay Trail (or give in and join them)

Hempfest is back for its annual bike-trail-closing pro-marijuana fest in Myrtle Edwards Park. The good news is that, if you are headed to Hempfest, bike access is excellent. Hempfest even recommends arriving by bike and will have racks set up … Continue reading

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Section of Elliott Bay Trail will close for sculpture installation

A short section of the Elliott Bay bike trail through Myrtle Edward Park will be closed until the end of May so Seattle Art Museum crews can install a large sculpture. The closure begins Monday. Jaume Plensa’s “Echo” was originally … Continue reading

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Trucks driving on Elliott Bay Trail? Must be Hempfest time again!

Seattle’s worst-located annual festival is starting to gear up, frustrating people biking on the Elliott Bay Trail through Myrtle Edwards Park. Hempfest loading started this week, and the impediments will not stop until August 21, a week and a half … Continue reading

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W Thomas St overpass opens new possibilities for Lower Queen Anne

After months (years?) of delay, the W Thomas St walking and biking overpass opened Friday. The bridge connects Lower Queen Anne to Myrtle Edwards Park and the Elliott Bay Trail, closing a huge missing link for the neighborhood and commuters … Continue reading

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Hempfest gears up along Elliott Bay Trail, so you might want to take another route

Hempfest. Usually pot activists and people on bikes don’t conflict with each other. The issues are pretty different (if you think I’m wrong, make your case in the comments below!). But the weekend-long pot protestival that is Hempfest essentially closes … Continue reading

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Cascade stations will keep you and your bike in shape

Cascade Bicycle Club is setting up stations along the Burke-Gilman, Elliott Bay and I-90 Trails through the end of summer to do little things for people riding bikes. Sometimes they will pump up your tires or grease your chain. Or … Continue reading

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Several bike rides this weekend — Tweed Ride, Port of Seattle bike tour, Ballard rain garden tour

Say—The most dapper of Seattle’s citizenry will be in attendance for a celebration of the centennial of Seward Park! You, fair Seattleite, are invited to don your finest tweed and join the noble faction Go Means Go for a grand … Continue reading

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