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Hacking Seattle’s Bike Share, Part 1: Hills and rain

This is part one of a series looking at the first year of usage data from Pronto Cycle Share. Pronto organized a “data challenge,” and the submissions they received go deeper than you might expect. Did you know there are … Continue reading

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New Delridge trail connection now open (Video)

The city has finished widening a heavily-used trail connection at the north end of Delridge Way in West Seattle. The new, wider trail connects most of the way from SW Andover Street to trail connections under the West Seattle Bridge … Continue reading

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Woman who assaulted West Seattle Greenways leader found guilty

In July 2013, Seattle Bike Blog published a troubling email we received from dedicated West Seattle Greenways leader Jake Vanderplas, who was the victim of an intentional assault when a road raging person yelled at him from her car, then … Continue reading

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Woman charged with assault for road rage attack on West Seattle Greenways founder

Erika Soerensen, 37, has been charged with second degree assault for allegedly attacking Jake Vanderplas with a deadly weapon July 8. Vanderplas, who was luckily not seriously injured in the attack at 26th Ave SW and SW Andover Street, reached … Continue reading

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West Seattle Greenways co-founder victim of road rage hit and run

EDITOR’S NOTE: I received the following email today from West Seattle Greenways co-founder Jake Vanderplas. He describes in detail being on the receiving end of a road rage attack that started on the under-construction 26th Ave SW neighborhood greenway in … Continue reading

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