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Support budgets for a Georgetown/South Park trail, SDOT Equity Program, Summer Parkways + more

It is long past time to build a comfortable and safe biking and walking connection between Georgetown and South Park. These communities are so close, yet the most direct way to walk between them involves a dirt path running behind … Continue reading

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Options for a redesigned E Marginal Way + Regional leadership needed to connect to S King County

Today is the last day to comment on SDOT’s E Marginal Way online open house. The city is working on a major reconstruction and redesign of the industrial street that also serves as one of the most vital bike connections … Continue reading

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Two people driving strike kids on bikes in Georgetown

Two different people driving struck two boys who were biking near Georgetown Playfield Monday afternoon, according to police. An eight-year-old was struck while crossing Airport Way at Corson Ave and the Lucile Street overpass around 3:30 p.m. His 12-year-old friend … Continue reading

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Georgetown’s Cyclefab makes bikes do more

Down a back hallway in the Equinox Studios industrial building in Georgetown lies a very special shop that makes bicycles do more. As featured over the weekend in the Seattle Times, Cyclefab is a partnership between Garth L’Esperance, Colin Stevens … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan Draft 2: West Seattle, Duwamish Valley, Queen Anne, Interbay and Magnolia

The last day to comment on the second draft of the Bicycle Master Plan is Friday (today!). Email your comments to bmpupdate@seattle.gov. This post is a continuation of a series investigating some of changes in the newest draft of the … Continue reading

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Memorial walk in Georgetown today for Surinderpaul Basra

There will be a memorial walk in honor of Surinderpaul Basra and in support of her friends and family. Basra, an employee at Essential Baking Company, was struck and killed one week ago at First Ave S and S Findlay … Continue reading

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Airport Way Bridge grand opening is Friday

The terrible detour around the Airport Way Bridge at the north end of Georgetown is almost at an end. The city will celebrate the grand opening of the reconstructed bridge at 3:30 p.m. Friday. There are no bike lanes included … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan: West Seattle, Sodo and South Park

This is the fourth post in a series analyzing Seattle’s draft Bicycle Master Plan update, which is currently taking public comments. This post will focus on West Seattle, Sodo, Georgetown and South Park. Stay tuned for future posts looking at … Continue reading

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Different Office: In the shop with Georgetown’s utility bike master Haulin’ Colin

Haulin’ Colin Fabrication and Machine Shop creates and modifies bikes that expand the power and abilities of bicycles in Seattle. From the iconic heavy-duty trailers to an inventive (industry-shaking?) no-weld cycle truck conversion kit and beyond, Haulin’ Colin’s shop is … Continue reading

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Airport Way bridge set to close for a year or more

Biking (and driving and walking) to Georgetown from the north is about to get a little more difficult as the Airport Way viaduct just north of the neighborhood goes under construction for 12-14 months. People biking will be detoured all … Continue reading

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Dead Baby Downhill 2011 recap (with video!)

The 2011 Dead Baby Downhill was a raucous bash that some claim to be the biggest bicycle party on the west coast. What began with a road-rash-prone, sometimes legal downhill race (though most who ride do not race at all) … Continue reading

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Driver flees after striking a person cycling near Georgetown

The driver of a truck that struck a 25-year-old person cycling on E Marginal Way near S Dawson St near Georgetown around 2 a.m. this morning fled the scene. The victim went to the hospital, but none of the injuries … Continue reading

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Weekend guide: Dead Baby Downhill + More naked biking

The fifteenth annual Dead Baby Downhill takes off from West Seattle Friday evening. The DBD is an annual bicycle bash hosted by the Dead Baby Bike Club. Tall bike jousting, freak bikes, pedal-powered mania from Cyclecide, music… basically a huge … Continue reading

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Freight group upset that city cares about bike safety

There are these wonderful moments where opponents to bicycle projects just come right out and say what they mean. It’s refreshing to hear a group’s arguments against lanes without them being distorted into, say, an Orwellian desire to “protect” cyclists … Continue reading

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Help load bikes for the Village Bicycle project Saturday

The Village Bicycle Project is packing a shipping container full of bicycles destined for Ghana, but they need your help. The load-in will be Saturday, Dec. 4 at Total Reclaim (AKA Ecolights NW) in Georgetown from 9 a.m. until the … Continue reading

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Help load a shipping container full of donated bikes for the Village Bicycle Saturday

The Village Bicycle Project sends bikes to villages in Ghana and Sierra Leone where people often do not have an easy means of getting around. The organization also trains locals in bike repair skills and sends them tools. They focus … Continue reading

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Open house in Georgetown tonight to present Ellis/Albro changes

View Larger Map SDOT is holding an open house this evening to show their plans to “complete” a stretch in Georgetown that (nearly) connects Marginal Way and Airport Way. The open house, held from 5-7 at the Old Georgetown City … Continue reading

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