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I’m not a cyclist. Supporting safer streets is obvious once you ditch vehicle language

Seattle’s safe streets leaders are making headlines around the nation (and even a few overseas) for a deceivingly simple strategy to help keep a public conversation about transportation focused on safety: Choose your words wisely. PeopleForBikes published a blog post … Continue reading

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The Green Lane Project loves the Broadway Bikeway (but illegal turns a problem)

You’ve already seen our thoughts on the Broadway Bikeway, but the lanes caught the eye of Michael Andersen at the national Green Lane Project due to the lengths the city went to work around the street’s many turning conflicts. His … Continue reading

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Andersen: Using plastic posts instead of curbs, Seattle plans to reduce the cost of protected bike lanes

Which is better for bike lanes: concrete curbs or plastic posts? In the small, fast-growing world of the protected bike lane, Seattle is the city of physical beauty. I won’t lie to you: my organization, which helps U.S. cities build … Continue reading

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