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A statistical analysis of biking on the Fremont Bridge, Part 1: Overview

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a four-part series of posts this week by statistician Mike Logsdon. Mike bikes across the Fremont Bridge every day, and put together this analysis of the bike counter data “mostly for the amusement … Continue reading

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Fremont Bridge smashes bike count record (for real this time) + Bike use rises all over town

The Fremont Bridge bike counter is back up and running after getting a little ahead of itself late last month due to a malfunction. But even without the erroneous counts, the now-repaired bike counter is showing astounding bike volumes over … Continue reading

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Fremont Bridge bike counter passes 1M, bike trips up 28% over last year

The Fremont Bridge bike counter tallied its one millionth bike trip early Sunday morning, a little more than 13 months after it was activated. But perhaps even more exciting, SDOT reports that bike traffic over the bridge is up 28 … Continue reading

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7 more bike counters planned in Seattle + Update on our journey to 1M Fremont bike trips

Cascade Bicycle Club announced Tuesday that the Mark and Susan Torrance Foundation and the Rails to Trails Conservancy will help purchase seven new electronic bike counters, mostly place on trails around the city. Not all the counters will include a … Continue reading

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What number are you? Fremont Bridge starts counting people on bikes

The city, Cascade Bicycle Club and the Mark & Susan Torrance Foundation celebrated the launch of the Fremont Bridge bicycle counter Thursday. The first bike across the sensor was a Madsen carrying two smiling people, the first of what will … Continue reading

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Fremont Bridge bike counter gets plugged-in Thursday

Delayed a week due to a technical issue, the Fremont Bridge bike counter is scheduled to start tallying people on bikes Thursday. Cascade Bicycle Club and the city will debut the counter during an 11 a.m. press event. People who … Continue reading

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Fremont Bridge bike counter will start ticking away Thursday – UPDATE: Delayed

Fremont Bridge bike counter! #SEAbikes twitter.com/familyride/sta… — familyride (@familyride) October 2, 2012 Update: The counter has been delayed another week, says Cascade: I got the call this morning that the display isn’t working properly. SDOT engineers were testing it yesterday, … Continue reading

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Trail etiquette: What do you think of Cascade’s new anti-headphone signs?

Trail etiquette. Stay to the right, use voice or bell, slow down when passing, don’t use headphones, and on and on. There are certain guidelines that make shared use trails work better, and Cascade Bicycle Club is launching a campaign … 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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Final phase of Ship Canal Trail work to begin next month

Fifteen years after the first segment of the Ship Canal Trail was completed, the city is about to begin work on the final segment that will connect Fisherman’s Terminal to the Fremont Bridge and provide people walking and bicycling a … 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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