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Pucher: Seattle should work to regain prominence as a cycling-friendly city

Back when Nirvana’s Nevermind dropped in 1990, Seattle suddenly became the musical focus of the nation. But perhaps not everyone realized that the city also had the highest bike commuting rate of any large city in the Pacific Northwest. Yes, … Continue reading

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In 1990, Seattle topped Portland and nearly every other US city in bike commuting

Here’s a stat that should light a fire under the exhaustively-slow Seattle process that has delayed so many needed bicycle safety and access work: Seattle used to be at the very top of cycle commuting in the US and Canada. … Continue reading

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Bike expert John Pucher gives downtown Seattle a scathing review

Rutgers Professor and longtime bike researcher John Pucher is in town for the Bicycle Urbanism Symposium. Pucher’s research and the book he co-authored, City Cycling, has been influential on shifting North American thinking about cycling away from fit, brave people … Continue reading

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Tonight: Bike researcher John Pucher will discuss how to increase cycling and walking

Here’s a talk that is not to be missed. John Pucher, a biking and walking researcher, will present “How to Increase Cycling and Walking: Lessons from Cities across the Globe” at 6:30 p.m. at the UW. Pucher has also studied … Continue reading

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