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We’ve all been there. You get the walk signal and step off the curb. But the person driving keeps inching towards you. You try to make eye contact, but they are looking left for a break in traffic, still inching … Continue reading
Some of the most influential names in recent American urban transportation history will be headed to Seattle in the next couple months. KUOW and the City of Seattle announced a series called “Where Are We Going? Seattle’s Transportation Future.” Featured … Continue reading
Rainier Ave has a serious speeding problem. But, of course, that speeding problem is actually a symptom caused by the street’s dangerous, highway-style design problem. Four lanes of traffic splitting through bustling neighborhood centers and business districts is inherently dangerous. … Continue reading
This morning, I had the opportunity to sit down with KUOW’s Ross Reynolds and producer Hannah Burn to chat about 2nd Avenue downtown and the city’s plans to build a protected bike lane there by September. Burn actually took an … Continue reading
KUOW has a wonderful radio story asking a question at the core of the recently-approved Bike Master Plan: How can Seattle get more people biking? The first answer is pretty straightforward: More connected and complete bike routes that are comfortable … Continue reading
KUOW’s The Conversation discussed the Bicycle Master Plan update Thursday afternoon. The program is archived online here if you want to give it a listen. I was among those interviewed. Do I really say “ya know” and “um” that often? … Continue reading
I could get used to news weeks like this one. Story after story of recovered stolen bikes have been pouring in, including this tale from Robin who recovered two stolen bikes in one month: 2am Monday morning July 22nd my … Continue reading
KUOW’s Weekday today discussed the city’s changing focus on more inviting bicycle infrastructure, such as cycle tracks and neighborhood greenways. The segment was excellent (listen online here), and it demonstrated even further how the conversation about biking in Seattle is … Continue reading
KUOW’s The Conversation hosted a program about a month ago talking about the unfortunately-titled Salon article “Are urban bicyclists just elite snobs?” Headline aside, author Will Doig makes some good points, saying that while people who bike are not likely … Continue reading