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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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Biking Bis: Whitehorse Trail repairs delayed a year + Green River Trail should open by end of month

Work to repair the Whitehorse Trail, which was damaged in the devastating 2013 Oso Landslide, has been delayed a year, the Everett Herald reports. Officials originally planned to repair the trail over the summer, but now they plan to do … Continue reading

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Kid biking to middle school struck in Kent hit-and-run

A kid biking to middle school in Kent was struck by a car and dragged several feet Thursday morning. She was taken to the hospital in stable condition. The driver left the scene, but police tracked her to her workplace. … Continue reading

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County removing Green River Trail sandbags

The sandbags that have closed the Green River in Kent since 2009 are finally being removed. The trail should be fully open by the end of September, King County said. From King County: “Removal of the sandbags means life is … Continue reading

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New Kent bike route by Earthworks takes you on a tour of public art

Kent’s newest signed bike route is like no other. The Earthworks Bicycle Tour is part useful transportation tool and part tour of public art. The route kicks off with a huge bike and art party in Kent June 2. The … Continue reading

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County could remove Green River Trail sandbags

The Green River Trail from Tukwila to Kent has been closed to bicycling since 2009, when miles of three-foot-tall sandbags were installed in the center of the trail. The sandbags were in response to flooding fears, but they closed a … Continue reading

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More details in collision that killed Rehberger near Kent

Fred Rehberger was crossing Military Rd near S 272nd St when an automobile struck him February 29. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition and put on life support. Ten days later, he was taken off life … Continue reading

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Injured Kent bike mechanic Fred Rehberger dies

Fred Rehberger, a racer and mechanic at Northwest Tri and Bike in Kent, was seriously injured when a car struck him on the way to work February 29. He was taken to Harborview in critical condition, but he could not … Continue reading

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Mechanic seriously injured while biking to work at Kent bike shop – UPDATE: RIP Fred

UPDATE 3/10: Fred passed away March 9. See update below for more. Original post, published 3/6: Fred Rehberger, a racer and mechanic at Northwest Tri and Bike in Kent, was seriously injured earlier this week when a car struck him … Continue reading

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