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Saturday: Celebrate the new Green Lake bike lanes with a community ride and scavenger hunt

Join local safe streets groups and SDOT Saturday for a community bike ride celebrating the opening of the Green Lake bike lanes. Meet up 10:30 a.m. at the Flamingo parking lot of the Woodland Park Zoo to ride with the … Continue reading

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City delays Stone Way bike lane upgrade, latest of many Wallingford paving project safety cuts

Yes, the new bikeway around (half of) Green Lake is a big improvement. We made a whole video about it. But it is only one part of a major series of paving projects all grouped together into one very big … Continue reading

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Watch: Riding the new Green Lake bike lanes

Crews are nearly finished upgrading one of the most important bike routes in Seattle. East Green Lake Way N may have a terribly confusing name, but it forms a hub of sorts for north end bike routes. The Interurban North … Continue reading

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City considering car-free(ish) Lake Washington Blvd all summer + More Keep Moving Streets updates and a survey

The city may close a three-mile section of Lake Washington Boulevard to most motor vehicles (people accessing homes and parking lots allowed) from Memorial Day to Labor Day. This would be like making every day Bicycle Sunday. You can support … Continue reading

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Green Lake/Wallingford paving projects create opportunity to make huge bike improvements, comment by Wednesday

SDOT has grouped a bunch of Green Lake and Wallingford area paving projects together, designing and planning construction of them all at the same time. Because paving projects essentially wipe the street design clear, they are our best opportunities to … Continue reading

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Green Lake and Wallingford paving projects are a chance to make major bike network improvements

A series of planned paving projects in Green Lake and Wallingford are a big chance to make significant improvements to the North Seattle bike network. And of course, the city could save a lot of money by making these improvements … Continue reading

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Memorial for Nellie Yelli Saturday + Treza Hafzalla charged with Vehicular Homicide, Hit & Run

Friends, family and neighbors will gather tomorrow (Saturday) morning to remember Nellie Yelli, 62, who was killed Sunday while walking in a Green Lake crosswalk. The memorial, organized by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, begins 11 a.m. at 82nd and Wallingford Ave … Continue reading

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Woman walking in Green Lake crosswalk killed in hit and run, suspect returned and was arrested – UPDATED

A woman driving near Bishop Blanchet High School in Green Lake struck and killed a woman walking Sunday evening. Medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. UPDATE: Rest in peace, Nellie Yelli. Our condolences to her friends and family. … Continue reading

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Rethinking Seattle’s Freeways: Mr. Inslee, tear down this Aurora wall

What if Bertha never finishes the SR 99 highway tunnel? What if SR 99 doesn’t need to be a freeway-style highway through downtown at all? And what if that’s true for the whole city, too? In other words, what if … Continue reading

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City plans Ravenna Blvd bike lane upgrades, but shouldn’t cheap out on intersections

The city is planning some pretty cool upgrades to the Ravenna Boulevard bike lanes and its connections through Ravenna Park. And they’re planning to do a lot with a small budget, like adding plastic posts to keep people from using … Continue reading

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Mostly-finished Green Lake Way project reconnects neighbors with their parks

While we here at Seattle Bike Blog spend a lot of time urging the city to invest in protected bike lanes, it’s important to remember that simply redesigning a street using paint can completely revolutionize a street. The city’s in-process … Continue reading

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Today: Scout out a neighborhood greenway route from Green Lake to Lake Union via Tangletown

Meet at 6 p.m. at NE 65th Street and 1st Ave NE near Green Lake Elementary. From Wallingford Greenways:

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A closer look at the city’s plans for Green Lake Way

We wrote a couple weeks ago about plans to redesign Green Lake Way between 50th and the lake. Below are more details on the city’s plans, from an open house presentation. Beyond just the merits for this project, it also … Continue reading

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City plans to extend Stone Way bike lanes to Green Lake

At the urging of the Wallingford and Green Lake Community Councils, the city is planning road design changes on Green Lake Way N between N 50th Street and Green Lake. The safety-oriented plan would redesign the street to more closely … Continue reading

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Police looking for person on bike who chased Green Lake attacker

A woman running at Green Lake around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning was attacked by an unknown man who tried to drag her into some nearby bushes, police say. She was able to get free from him, and a man on … Continue reading

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Wallingford neighborhood greenway opening celebration Saturday

The Wallingford neighborhood greenway is complete, and there will be a two-block community street party to mark the opening Saturday starting at 4 p.m. Details: Join us as we celebrate the opening of Seattle’s first neighborhood Greenway! We will be … Continue reading

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Ravenna Blvd repaving moving faster than originally planned

We may get some good summer riding on the newly repaved Ravenna Boulevard after all. The desperately needed repaving project has already completed its first phase, and work is about to get under way on the second half. If the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Paper: The 80-year history of Gregg’s Cycle

The Bicycle Paper has a fantastic history of Gregg’s Cycle, which has been serving Seattle for 80 years this fall. A great read to long-term look at cycling in the city through the eyes of one  — then, eventually, three … Continue reading

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At long last, city will repave bumpy Ravenna Blvd this spring/summer

In welcome news for many, many people who regularly bike on in the north end, the city will repave Ravenna Blvd this summer. Ravenna is among the bumpiest arterial streets in the city, and it is a vital link in … Continue reading

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Help the Bike Shack find a new space north of the Ship Canal – UPDATED

UPDATE: Jesse at the Bike Shack says some of the info we posted wasn’t meant for public consumption, and that we should plug their Brew Fest party fundraiser instead! Go to it February 18! Edited story:

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