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SNG: Imagining a truly bike-friendly Uptown and South Lake Union

EDITOR’S NOTE: The only thing worse than biking in South Lake Union is driving in South Lake Union. But unlike driving, there are some relatively easy and quickly-achievable ways to dramatically improve bike routes to and through our city’s fastest-growing … Continue reading

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Mercer bike lanes open, the Bike Route Wall of Uptown finally cracks

For the first time in a generation or more, the bicycle-repelling wall of dangerous or uncrossable streets surrounding Uptown and Seattle Center has sprung a leak. The brand new, very green bike lanes on Mercer Street passing under Aurora Ave … Continue reading

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Work on Hwy 99 tunnel ramps will close Dexter bike lanes + Is this a chance to extend the redesign?

The state is set to start utility relocation work to prepare the area between South Lake Union and Lower Queen Anne for the Highway 99 tunnel’s new on and off ramps. That means crews need to dig up parts of … Continue reading

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Temporary Mercer walk/bike path under Aurora finally connects Dexter to Lower Queen Anne

After decades of being isolated from the city’s bicycle network, Lower Queen Anne is on the verge of a bike revolution. And a new temporary walk/bike path on Mercer under Aurora gives a preview of what it will be like … Continue reading

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The 17th Annual Seattle Bike Swap is Sunday

Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual Seattle Bike Swap is Sunday, a great chance to snag some deals. You can also sell a ride on consignment and support the club’s Major Taylor Project at the same time. Held inside the Seattle Center … Continue reading

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W Thomas St overpass opens new possibilities for Lower Queen Anne

After months (years?) of delay, the W Thomas St walking and biking overpass opened Friday. The bridge connects Lower Queen Anne to Myrtle Edwards Park and the Elliott Bay Trail, closing a huge missing link for the neighborhood and commuters … Continue reading

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W Thomas Street overpass is open

I’m gonna go a bike ride to Lower Queen Anne via the waterfront and Myrtle Edwards Park :-)

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Seriously, W Thomas St overpass opening soon maybe

The W Thomas St overpass is still not open as materials procurement continues to be a challenge, SDOT recently told Seattle Transit Blog’s Bruce Nourish (who forwarded the email to SBB). There could maybe be a soft opening of the … Continue reading

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W Thomas St overpass delayed until August/September

Work on the W Thomas Street biking and walking overpass was originally supposed to start the summer of 2005. But changes in design and a lack of funds delayed the project, and at one time it appeared to be dead … Continue reading

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W Thomas St overpass opening delayed until July

Due to supply problems, work on the W Thomas St overpass has been delayed. The city expects the walking and biking bridge to be completed in July. The delay-causing culprit? They’re waiting for the handrails. From SDOT: The fabulous new … Continue reading

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Mercer West open house Tuesday will discuss cycle track plans

An open house Tuesday will show off updates to the city’s plans for the Mercer West project, which includes a new Aurora underpass that includes a two-way separated cycle track connecting Lower Queen Anne and Seattle Center to Dexter Ave. … Continue reading

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Bike to “The Kid with a Bike” at SIFF Cinema and save $$

SIFF Cinema Uptown wants you to bike to see The Kid With a Bike in Lower Queen Anne. To lure you, they’re offering $2 discounts on tickets. All you have to do is say you biked there. I chatted with … Continue reading

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Sunday: Seattle Bike Swap takes over Seattle Center

With tons of people hawking new, used and handmade bike stuff, Cascade Bicycle Club’s Seattle Bike Swap has got something for everyone. The vendor booths are all sold out, so it should be wall-to-wall with stuff Sunday from 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Heavy work on W Thomas St overpass gets underway

After a short weather delay, heavy lifting on the W Thomas St overpass is underway. Crews have started installing large girders that will stretch from Lower Queen Anne to Myrtle Edwards Park on Elliott Bay. The construction requires road closures … Continue reading

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Dietrich: Gates Foundation campus has some swanky bike commuter facilities

Heidi Dietrich, formerly of Patch and now with the Gates Foundation, brags about some of the company’s awesomely cushy facilities for people who bike to work. From a huge, secure bike parking room to swanky showers to a room specifically … Continue reading

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Work on W Thomas St overpass will kick into gear after Hempfest

No, seriously, look at that overpass. Work on the W Thomas St walking and biking overpass is about to kick into high gear as soon as Hempfest is over. Work on the overpass was supposed to begin in March, but … Continue reading

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Lower Queen Anne bike/ped overpass totally harshing Hempfest’s mellow

The W Thomas Street walking and biking overpass project could get in the way of Hempfest, prompting the “protestival” to file a lawsuit against the city. Organizers argue that the city should push construction back until after August so that … Continue reading

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