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From our Bike Events CalendarMay30Wed5:00 pm Jackson Hub Walking AuditJackson Hub Walking AuditMay 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pmJackson Hub Walking Audit! Inform the Jackson Hub project by participating in a walking audit with fellow neighborhood representatives. Join one of 5 different walking audits taking place from May 14th to June 2nd, 2018 Meet at: Union Station Entrance, … Continue reading →5:00 pm U-District Mobility Community Wo...U-District Mobility Community Wo...May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pmWhat: Community Workshop #3When: Wednesday, May 30th from 5:00-7:30pmWhere: U Heights Center Auditorium5031 University Way NE, Seattle WA 98105Snacks will be provided, and children are welcome!Details:The new U District Link Light Rail Station is scheduled to open in 2021. This … Continue reading →May31Thu12:00 pm Jackson Hub Walking AuditJackson Hub Walking AuditMay 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm5:00 pm Womxns’ Downtown Seattle Happy HourWomxns’ Downtown Seattle Happy HourMay 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pmWomxns’ Downtown Seattle Happy Hour – there’s an Advocate in all of us! When: Thursday May 31, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: Elephant & Castle (415 Fifth Ave Seattle, WA 98101) Join Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, Cascade Bicycle Club, and The … Continue reading →6:30 pm Bike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsBike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsMay 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pmDetails: Volunteer Repair Parties (VRP) are drop-in, weekly bike repair parties for adults (age 18 and up). You do not need to be a skilled bike mechanic to help out. This is how most volunteers with Bike Works get their … Continue reading →
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Tag Archives: first hill
Downtown just got a new bike lane on Spring Street. It’s not the kind of bike route addition that’s going to start any biking revolutions, but it’s a major improvement over what was there before. And with just a few … Continue reading
Much of the talk about public benefits from the planned Washington State Convention Center expansion has been focused on the very exciting idea of building a lid over more of I-5 connecting downtown to Capitol Hill and First Hill. The … Continue reading
Union Street could get a major bike lane update as part of the Madison Bus Rapid Transit project, according to city plans presented at an open house earlier this week. The bike route upgrades are part of an attempt to … Continue reading
The First Hill neighborhood is densely packed with jobs, homes and vital city services. But other than Freeway Park, it’s largely lacking in quality public open space where folks can gather or just take a load off. The First Hill … Continue reading
A person walking near 8th and James was killed Thursday afternoon after a person driving a waste removal truck struck and dragged the victim down the busy First Hill street. The victim, who has not yet been identified, died at … Continue reading
The Broadway Bikeway is finally ready to (mostly) open. The two-way protected bike lane will stretch all the way from Yesler Way to Denny Way, connecting Yesler Terrce, First Hill and Capitol Hill. The city is scheduled to fully open … Continue reading
One of the most interesting upcoming projects for people on foot and bike in Seattle has not received much attention yet, but it could revolutionize the way people get to and from Yesler Terrace and First Hill. The 10th Ave … Continue reading
The city of Seattle opened the first section of the Broadway Bikeway this week, showcasing how protected bike lanes can work on even the most active streets in the city. Broadway connects from Yesler Terrace and First Hill into the … Continue reading
SDOT is moving forward with plans to create a bike route to connect Broadway and Capitol Hill to downtown via Cherry St. Today, First Hill is something of a black hole of bike routes in the city’s center, and the … Continue reading
I was poking around on Bike Wise and noticed that the reported crashes seem to line the South Lake Union Streetcar tracks with blue bubbles indicating a “solo” collision. They are mostly people’s wheels getting stuck in the tracks and … Continue reading
SDOT held an open house in the International District today to show plans for the Jackson corridor of the First Hill Streetcar. Plans include some sections with bike lanes and lots with sharrows.