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Small step for safer island biking: King County removes Vashon rumble strips

As we reported in September, residents of Vashon got organized and successfully stopped plans for rumble strips on Vashon Island highway shoulders, arguing that the strips make roads more dangerous and less comfortable for cycling. Today, Bike Vashon reports that … Continue reading

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Vashon convinces county not to install more rumble strips, fight invigorates island bike activism

Rumble strips. When installed correctly on certain roadways, they can prevent car crashes, especially for people who fall asleep at the wheel. But they can also destroy bike routes and create safety hazards for people on two wheels. So when … Continue reading

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