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Rethinking Seattle’s Freeways: Mr. Inslee, tear down this Aurora wall

What if Bertha never finishes the SR 99 highway tunnel? What if SR 99 doesn’t need to be a freeway-style highway through downtown at all? And what if that’s true for the whole city, too? In other words, what if … Continue reading

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Video from the 2014 Bicycle Pie Jousting Tournament

Happy Friday, everyone! Enjoy this great video by Andrius Simutis of the 2014 April 1 Bicycle Pie Jousting Tournament at Sully’s Snowgoose Saloon in Phinney Ridge:

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Seattle will get its first ‘pop-up greenway’ in Phinney/Greenwood Friday

Here’s a brilliant idea: A reusable kit full of neighborhood greenway-like tools that can be installed on neighborhood streets to turn them into something like temporary greenways. What exactly is involved in a “pop-up greenway?” The plan involves education materials … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan Draft 2: NW Seattle, Fremont, Phinney, Greenwood, Crown Hill, Bitter Lake

The last day to comment on the second draft of the Bicycle Master Plan is Friday (today!). Email your comments to bmpupdate@seattle.gov. This post is a continuation of a series investigating some of changes in the newest draft of the … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan: Northwest Seattle – UPDATED

This is the third post in a series analyzing Seattle’s draft Bicycle Master Plan update, which is currently taking public comments. This post will focus on the northwest neighborhoods, north of the Ship Canal and west of Aurora. Stay tuned … Continue reading

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Big neighbohrood greenways meeting in Phinney tonight + Car Free Days jumps on board

Remember, there is a big neighborhood greenways meeting 6:30 tonight at the Phinney Neighborhood Center (6615 Dayton Ave N). SDOT leaders will be there, and it will be great chance to get involved and meet some of the people behind … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Greenways Update: SDOT leaders will talk at Phinney meeting

A crew of city officials and neighborhood greenway organizers went to a walk and bike ride around Ballard Sunday, hitting some of the planned and proposed neighborhood greenway options in the area. Several folks from the city — including new … Continue reading

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Snow won’t stop the Riding Reporter (and many others) + VIDEO

The Riding Reporter‘s Anne-Marije Rook made this video yesterday in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood: With powdery snow on the ground and most cars staying in driveways or buried under snow in the streets, many of the adventurous souls who ventured … Continue reading

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Today: Phinney Ridge/Greenwood neighborhood greenways meetup + SBAB meeting

Perhaps few neighborhoods in the city can benefit from neighborhood greenways as much as Greenwood. With large sections of the neighborhood famously missing sidewalks, a solid network of neighborhood greenways could do wonders for Greenwood residents who want to have … Continue reading

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Help the Bike Shack find a new space north of the Ship Canal – UPDATED

UPDATE: Jesse at the Bike Shack says some of the info we posted wasn’t meant for public consumption, and that we should plug their Brew Fest party fundraiser instead! Go to it February 18! Edited story:

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Weekend Guide: PhinneyWood Summer Streets + Beacon Hill family bike ride

The PhinneyWood Summer Streets festival takes over 17 blocks of Greenwood Ave today (August 12). This is one of the larger Summer Streets fests in the city, so be sure to stop by. From SDOT: Walk. Bike. Shop. Play. Breathe. … Continue reading

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Phinney neighborhood bike commuting classes start next week

The Phinney Neighborhood Association is hosting bike commuting classes taught by the Cascade Bicycle Club starting next Wednesday. Teaching neighborhood-specific bike commuting classes is a fantastic idea. This begs the question: What other neighborhoods have something similar? Post in the … Continue reading

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