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Saturday: Fairview Ave N Bridge reopens with a car-free celebration

Construction work is wrapping up on the new Fairview Ave N Bridge, finally bringing an end to a long closure of a major bike route between South Lake Union and Eastlake. The bridge opens to all traffic Sunday, but people … Continue reading

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This is your final week to cross the Fairview Ave N bridge until 2021

The Fairview Ave N Bridge connecting South Lake Union to Eastlake will close for 18 months Monday. As we reported previously, the biking, walking and transit detour will be routed via Eastlake Ave and Aloha Street. People driving southbound will … Continue reading

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Get ready for a major Fairview Ave N detour later this year + A look at some of your options – UPDATED

UPDATE 8/20: SDOT says the closure could start at early as September 16. If you bike along the east side of Lake Union into the city center, then you should get ready for a significant change to your bike route … Continue reading

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Support safe Eastlake bike lanes this week

Seattle has the chance to finally build a safe and comfortable bike route from the University Bridge to downtown. But more than that, the city also has the chance to create a safer and more inviting main street for the … Continue reading

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It’s time for a transportation revolution east of Lake Union

Imagine a direct, fully connected and protected bike route from Roosevelt and Green Lake all the way to downtown. The city is studying how to make it happen. And not only could the project fix some consistently dangerous collision hot … Continue reading

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The new Fairview Ave Bridge should be a nexus for major bike routes

The Fairview Ave N bridge is part of a major bike route hub, and major improvements and new connections on Westlake, Eastlake, 9th Ave N, Lakeview Blvd E and the 520 Bridge will only make it more important in the … Continue reading

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Party to kickoff the Move Seattle campaign Tuesday + Mayor will speak at bridge where Fairbrother died in 2011

Flanked by business, transportation and social justice leaders Tuesday, Mayor Ed Murray will mark the official kickoff of the Let’s Move Seattle campaign to pass Prop 1. The 10 a.m. press event will be held next to the Fairview Ave … Continue reading

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Fairview/Fairview changes almost complete

We first wrote about the proposed changes to the intersection of Fairview Ave N and Fairview Ave E back in October 2010. Currently under construction, the project is scheduled to open Friday. While the project is mostly about walking safety, … Continue reading

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New artsy barriers hope to prevent repeat of fall that killed Fairbrother

The ghost bike remembering the life of Brian Fairbrother still hangs from a tree near the staircase that took his life. Fairbrother, a longtime Espresso Vivace employee, crashed on the Fairview Ave N staircase August 30 and died nine days … Continue reading

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Nine days after bicycle wreck, Espresso Vivace Manager Brian Fairbrother dies

In a big hit to Capitol Hill, the city and coffee lovers everywhere, long-time Espresso Vivace barista and general manager Brian Fairborther has passed away after injuries sustained from a bicycle crash. He was 50 years old. Since news of … Continue reading

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