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Two chances to guide Seattle’s Trails Upgrade Plan + Check out this crazy trail condition monitoring bike

In recent weeks, workers have been biking a crazy bike outfitted with instruments to measure trail conditions all over the city. The results are just one tool the city will use to craft its Trails Upgrade Plan, which will guide … Continue reading

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Lacking open space, First Hill looks to create space for people in the streets

The First Hill neighborhood is densely packed with jobs, homes and vital city services. But other than Freeway Park, it’s largely lacking in quality public open space where folks can gather or just take a load off. The First Hill … Continue reading

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Listen: KUOW on Rainier Ave’s speeding problem + Meeting tonight

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

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Final Westlake Bikeway open house is Wednesday + A look at updated plans

The city is just about ready to show off its design for the Westlake Bikeway after many community meetings big and small and more than a year and a half of debates about the plan to provide a safe space … Continue reading

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The 39th Ave NE greenway could soon reach NE 90th Street

By most measures, the 39th Ave NE project was the city’s first truly successful experiment with neighborhood greenways. Funded by Seattle Children’s and developed through the hard work of NE Seattle Greenways, the project was the first to include stop … Continue reading

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City adding sidewalks, bus islands to Greenwood Ave between 90th and 105th

The city is in the final stages of designing a big upgrade to Greenwood Ave N between N 90th and 105th Streets, a busy street with few sidewalks and inadequate bus stops. Billed as a transit improvements project, most the … Continue reading

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Mountain biking in an urban forest? Cheasty MTB Park public meeting Tuesday

Tuesday is shaping up to be quite a packed bike meeting day. The Safe Roads Awareness Week kickoff walk is in the afternoon, then an open house for the second Ballard neighborhood greenway is in the evening. But if mountain … Continue reading

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Tuesday open house will kick off plans for second Ballard neighborhood greenway

The city will host its first open house to get community input on a second neighborhood greenway in Ballard, this time a north-south route. The meeting is 6 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Ballard High School Commons Room. The … Continue reading

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Sound Transit wants feedback on Northgate Station bike plans

While the biking and walking discussions surrounding the planned Northgate Station have focused heavily on building a bike/walk bridge over I-5, there are other station design elements that affect bikeability, too. Will it be comfortable and easy to bring your … Continue reading

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Get involved in push for safe streets: Meetings in Central Seattle, South Park

The city team working on a neighborhood greenway near the 23rd Ave corridor will be holding a series of drop-in sessions this week to gather community input and answer questions about the project. Now dubbed the Central Area Greenway, the … Continue reading

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Last Ballard rail study open house is Thursday

The Ballard High Capacity Transit project is holding its final early public meeting Thursday to discuss route options to finally connect the neighborhood with truly fast and expandable transit service. Event Details: Ballard High School Commons 1418 NW 65th Street, … Continue reading

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Open house to discuss Westlake cycle track Monday

The city is holding an open house Monday to discuss plans for a cycle track on Westlake Ave N between the Fremont Bridge and South Lake Union. Backed by grant funding, the project is entering the early design phase, and … Continue reading

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City plans to extend Stone Way bike lanes to Green Lake

At the urging of the Wallingford and Green Lake Community Councils, the city is planning road design changes on Green Lake Way N between N 50th Street and Green Lake. The safety-oriented plan would redesign the street to more closely … Continue reading

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Ballard’s 58th Street neighborhood greenway open house Thursday

SDOT will showcase plans for the NW 58th St neighborhood greenway in Ballard Thursday. The 2.1-mile route will span the neighborhood from the Burke-Gilman Trail on the west to Phinney Ridge on the east. The open house Thursday will go … Continue reading

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