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Madison RapidRide design nearing completion + A look at the planned bike improvements

SDOT is hoping to begin construction on its Madison Street RapidRide G project in 2020 with service set to start in 2022. That assumes they get the Federal grant they need for the $121 million project. Capitol Hill Seattle reports … Continue reading

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City cuts safety out of 24th Ave plans + 2 chances to weigh in on high-budget street remake

Despite having a $45 million budget and being billed as a “complete streets” project, the city has proposed no safety improvements for the stretch of 24th and 23rd Avenues connecting the Montlake neighborhood to Capitol Hill and the Central District … Continue reading

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Monday mayoral candidate forum will focus on safe, livable streets

Which candidates for mayor will make safe streets a top priority? Find out Monday at a mayoral candidate forum hosted in Madison Valley by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways and sponsored by a long list of safe streets groups, including Seattle Bike … Continue reading

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Saturday: Community bike ride will tour breathtaking Central District gardens

Alleycat Acres and Central Cinema are leading a community bike ride around the Central District Saturday to tour the incredible back yard gardens in my neighborhood. Biking from garden-to-garden last year was one of the highlights of my summer (well, … Continue reading

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70 ride to Auburn farm and back for Alleycat Acres fundraiser

About 70 people rode 70 miles from Madison Valley’s MLK FAME Community Center to the Tilth Farm (United People’s Farm) in Auburn to raise funds for bike-loving urban farming collective Alleycat Acres. Yours truly was among the Streets and Beets … Continue reading

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Madison Park Greenways looking to combine with neighboring areas

Bob Edmiston is driven — er, biken (?) — to make neighborhood greenways a part of his neighborhood’s future. As the main force behind Madison Park Greenways, Bob presented about neighborhood greenways at the Madison Park Community Council. The council … Continue reading

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