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SDOT installs concrete blocks to improve safety on car-light Lake Washington Blvd

Ecology block installation today on Lake Washington Blvd pic.twitter.com/nfLtTbvnQZ — Dongho Chang (@dongho_chang) August 5, 2020 SDOT has finally installed the concrete “ecology blocks” the department had initially planned as part of their efforts to deter driving on the people-focused … Continue reading

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People are driving on ‘closed’ street because SDOT used barriers to build a wall at police precinct instead

When the Seattle Department of Transportation announced their plan to turn a section of Lake Washington Blvd in south Seattle into a car-light “Keep Moving Street,” a July 21 department blog post noted that they would use heavy cement “eco … Continue reading

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Following successful test, Lake Washington Blvd will go car-light again

Lake Washington Boulevard is going car-free(ish) again starting Friday and continuing until at least Labor Day. SDOT and Seattle Parks tested the concept of what they call a “Keep Moving Street” on the stories lakefront street for five days in … Continue reading

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SDOT pilots a car-free Lake Washington Blvd through Tuesday, announces more Stay Healthy Streets

Lake Washington Blvd has been the most-requested street for the city’s car-free and car-light street projects, which started as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the need to create more space for people to safely distance while getting some … Continue reading

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Lake Washington Blvd goes car-free 12 times in 2017, Bicycle Sunday starts today

For the 49th year, Seattle kicks off Bicycle Sunday today (May 21). Three miles of Lake Washington Blvd will go car-free 12 Sundays in 2017. It’s a great chance to experience of the most beautiful urban streets in the world … Continue reading

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Montlake detour coming to Lake Washington Loop bike route

If you bike the Lake Washington Loop bike route or are headed to the Montlake Bridge the next two weekends, expect a rough detour along the way. Lake Washington Boulevard will be closed from Montlake Boulevard to the Arboretum as … Continue reading

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City holding 12 Bicycle Sundays this year, first one is May 5

On select Sundays during summer for the past 45 years, the city has been transforming a section of Lake Washington Boulevard in south Seattle into a biking, walking and playing celebration. Bicycle Sunday is one of the oldest open streets … Continue reading

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Will 2013 be the year of the Seattle cycle track? + More construction updates

After our frustrated post about the lack of new bold plans on the city’s part to improve biking and walking safety, below is a look at some exciting projects already underway today. Will 2013 be the year protected cycle tracks … Continue reading

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