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City has chance to improve biking, walking and transit in Fremont’s ‘Center of the Universe’

Fremont’s Center of the Universe could get an amazing walking, biking and transit makeover next year, but only if the city chooses to be bold. SDOT is in the early design phase for bus stop improvements on Fremont Ave between … Continue reading

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Yes, you can get pulled over for speeding on a bike (especially in a school zone)

Seattle’s Internet is blowing up this morning due to a story in the Seattle Times about a handful of people on bikes getting speeding tickets on Fremont Avenue. As with other schools, the speed limit next to BF Day Elementary … Continue reading

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Fremont Ave in Greenwood is getting a full neighborhood greenway makeover

The Interurban North bike route has been getting quite the makeover in recent years. In 2011, a section of Dexter Ave was redesigned with wide bike lanes and bus islands. Just this month, the city finished work on the Linden … Continue reading

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N 34th Street project demonstrates the bike box’s true potential

I have heard nothing but praise and excitement so far for the new N 34th Street bike box, which SDOT completed last month. Where other bike boxes in the city (such as the bike trapezoids on Madison) seemed to be … Continue reading

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City repaving Fremont Ave N this week

A little advisory from SDOT for all you Fremont Ave N users (and I know there’s a whole lot of you): The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will undertake the following roadway work on Fremont Avenue N, from N 38th … Continue reading

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N 34th St in Fremont will be closed tonight

Fremont Bridge users, note that N 34th St will be closed tonight (August 1) from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. while crews lay down new pavement. Be prepared to find a different way to and from the Fremont Bridge.

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More details on N 34th St bike box (with images!)

We reported earlier this week on changes coming to N 34th St in Fremont. This vital connector is finally getting repaved, and SDOT is using the opportunity to make some much-needed changes to the street design. The most visible of … Continue reading

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Bike box and new pavement coming to 34th Ave N in Fremont

34th Ave N is getting some much-needed work, including a repaved surface and what could be the city’s most useful bike box yet. The street is a major connection between the Fremont Bridge and the Burke-Gilman Trail, two of the … Continue reading

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Traffic signal at Fremont and 105th up and running

SDOT has announced completion of a traffic signal at Fremont Ave and N 105th that will help bikers on the interurban bike route from Everett to Seattle cross this busy 4-lane road. Currently, signs divert bikes blocks off Fremont to … Continue reading

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Signal getting ready at Fremont and 105th

On a ride yesterday, I noticed the coming traffic signal for Fremont Ave and 105th is already in place, getting ready to go. Once it is running, it will plug a hole in the Fremont Ave bike boulevard, which is … Continue reading

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New traffic signal at Fremont Ave and 105th will help cyclists

The SDOT blog announced a new signal that will allow bicycle and pedestrian traffic to continue straight through the intersection while forcing car traffic to turn onto 105th. Currently, there are only stop signs, and bikers have to cross four … Continue reading

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