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Just 10 days after Dexter/Nickerson hit-and-run, city installs permanent curb to make intersection safer
My head is still spinning by how fast the city and SDOT responded to this dangerous right turn lane at Dexter and Nickerson. Friend and Seattle Bike Blog reader Maile Martinez got in touch last week with the story of … Continue reading
Jake Vanderplas’ story of a road rage hit and run in West Seattle we published yesterday drudged up a lot of scary stories from readers, who left their tales in the comments. One of those comments was from a friend … Continue reading
Changes to Nickerson St in 2010 have resulted in a 23 percent drop in collisions, the city reported during a press conference today. Last year, Publicola reported that traffic volumes on Nickerson remained consistent, as the city had predicted. Average … Continue reading
This story is part of a series about Seattle’s young neighborhood greenway movement. In part three, we look into hopes that greenway projects will be less controversial than arterial bike lanes and how that could impact the city’s bicycle infrastructure … Continue reading
Whether you celebrate the rising of Jesus from the dead, want to hold a feast in honor of the goddess Ēostre or just want to ride a bike, you are invited to join in on a slow cargo bike ride … Continue reading
Unsurprisingly, reconfiguring Nickerson from having four general purpose lanes to having two, a center turn lane and climbing lanes for bicycles has calmed traffic while still maintaining road capacity, according to preliminary data. This project was awfully controversial, with business … Continue reading
UPDATED: The Port denies this study ever existed. See update at bottom of story. Publicola found out an interesting little tidbit the other day. After hearing concerns from many industrial and maritime businesses that the Nickerson changes would adversely affect … Continue reading
KUOW Weekday took on road diets this morning (listen here). Eric Widstrand from SDOT was on to defend the road diet projects, focusing mostly on Nickerson, from the fears of residents and so-called business representatives. The same old arguments came … Continue reading
Y’all should definitely try out the new bike lanes on Nickerson and tell me what you think. However, you may not want to pick tonight. Or, if you do, be ready to deal with a one-lane Nickerson for a couple … Continue reading
I took the new bike lanes on Nickerson for a test ride yesterday afternoon. The road is still torn up for a couple blocks leading up to the Fremont/Westlake/Dexter/Nickerson intersection, so it’s a little early to tell how the project … Continue reading
Clearly, I am not someone who shies away from a good car vs bike fight … when it makes sense. But so often, they are unnecessary and distract from other surrounding issues, such as pedestrian safety. The pedestrian safety issues … Continue reading
View Larger Map SDOT will hold an open house Monday, July 26 to give a glimpse at plans to reconfigure a 1.3 mile stretch of NE 125th between Roosevelt and 35th Ave NE. The plans sound similar to other so … Continue reading
Work on Nickerson is scheduled to begin next week. This comes after a brief fight over the proposal, which will eliminate a traffic lane in each direction and add a center turn lane, a bicycle lane and safe crosswalks. Resistance … Continue reading
SDOT has released details about the proposed reconfiguration of SW Admiral Way between SW Olga St. and the West Seattle bridge.