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People For Bikes ranks Seattle as the #3 bike-friendly big U.S. city

Only Brooklyn and San Francisco ranked higher than Seattle in the 2022 list of the most bike-friendly big (300,000+ population) U.S. cities by national non-profit advocacy organization People For Bikes. Portland, Oregon, ranked 5th behind Queens. These rankings are of … Continue reading

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Seattle and Bellevue both make it on America’s Best New Bikeways of 2018

Seattle and Bellevue both turned heads nationally with protected bike lanes that opened this year, making People For Bikes’ list of “America’s 10 Best New Bikeways of 2018.” Seattle’s entry, the fantastic 2nd Ave bike lane extension in Belltown, made … Continue reading

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SDOT and PeopleForBikes make a video about 2nd Ave that’s … well, just watch it

There are a couple ways to encourage and teach people to use a new piece of bike infrastructure. In the first handful of days after the 2nd Ave protected bike lane opened, for example, volunteers and SDOT staff were out … Continue reading

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Seattle one of six new cities selected for the Green Lane Project

Seattle has been chosen to be part of the second round of Green Lane Project cities, PeopleForBikes announced Monday. A project of the national non-profit bike advocacy organization, the Green Lane Project provides financial and technical assistance to cities to … Continue reading

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Mayor Murray: ‘Protected bicycle lanes are a crucial component of our transportation infrastructure’

In a recent letter, Mayor Ed Murray did not mince words about how strongly he supports building protected bike lanes in Seattle. In support of Seattle’s application to be part of the national Green Lane Project — a program of … Continue reading

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You know what makes life better?

Riding a bike: Speaking of cool bike videos, you should make one and send it to Cascade for their Bike Month weekly video contest. You have until Wednesday to finish a video on the theme: On the Road.

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