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Metro replacing bus bike rack arms + the mayor tweets about bike sharing

The outside arms on King County’s relatively new three-bike racks on the front of their buses are wearing out far more quickly than expected. The racks are still under warranty, so the manufacturer is sending replacement parts. However, you may … Continue reading

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How was day one of the Burke-Gilman closure? + VIDEO

Well, it’s day two of the Burke-Gilman Trail closure. How is it going so far? How was the detour? Were there open spaces on the bus bike racks? Were there any conflicts between buses and bicyclists in the bus lanes … Continue reading

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Metro and SDOT keep bicycle groups in the dark about rushed Howell St plans

If you have been on Howell St in the past week or so, you may have noticed spray paint markings on the pavement between 9th Ave and Stewart. This key bicycle route from downtown to Eastlake Ave, Fairview Ave E, … Continue reading

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Rules allowing downtown bus/bike loading here to stay

One year ago, it was against the rules to load your bike on the front of a King County Metro bus in the downtown Ride Free Area during rush hour. The idea was that bike loading would slow bus movement … Continue reading

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Roosevelt redesign between 75th and 85th on hold until 2011 – UPDATED

Originally published yesterday at 4:15, updated with a comment by Velo Bus Driver, who drives the 77 through this spot. View Larger Map The somewhat controversial proposed removal of parking on one side of a ten-block stretch of Roosevelt between … Continue reading

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Bike commute meeting at City Hall tomorrow

Commute Seattle is hosting a lunchtime meeting with the mayor, Tom Rasmussen, and leaders of SDOT, King County Metro and Cascade. The discussion will be about bike infrastructure focussing on downtown bike commuting. RSVP by e-mail if you’re interested. The … Continue reading

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