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Take this Pike/Pine bike lane survey + Rethinking Pine St downtown

Few bike improvements in the city could have a bigger impact than a safe, comfortable and fully connected bike route from the Pike Place Market to Broadway. And due to the grade of First and Capitol Hills as well as … Continue reading

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Community leads effort to build bike lanes on Pike/Pine, groups host workshop Oct 25

A coalition of community groups on Capitol Hill is hosting a design workshop October 25 to help craft a vision for the protected bike lanes on Pike and/or Pine Streets that were funded through the convention center expansion community benefits … Continue reading

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Last chance to weigh in on the visionary Pike Pine Renaissance plan

Today (Tuesday) is that last day to weigh in on the Pike Pine Renaissance through the partnership-designed project’s online open house. The vision has been developed over years by Waterfront Seattle, the City of Seattle and the Downtown Seattle Association. … Continue reading

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New Pike/Pine bike lanes give a taste of their potential, but have been cut too short

For four glorious blocks between 2nd and 6th Avenues, Seattle’s new bike lane on Pike Street is a strong demonstration of how a connected network of bike lanes would dramatically increase the comfort and appeal of biking downtown. You can … Continue reading

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City will build a few blocks of very needed Pike/Pine bike lanes this weekend

SDOT crews will install five blocks of protected bike lanes on Pike and Pine Streets downtown this weekend, making a vital connection to the under-construction 2nd Ave bike lane in the heart of the downtown retail core. If the weather … Continue reading

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Protected bike lanes coming to Pike/Pine a big improvement, but fall just short

Pike and Pine Streets downtown are among the biggest missing bike connections downtown, and the city wants to take action to make them safer and more comfortable by the end of the year. Like with 2nd Ave in 2014, SDOT … Continue reading

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How One Center City can finally build the vital Pike/Pine bike connection

Pike/Pine is one of the most needed and promising connections in the entire Seattle bike network. And the multi-agency One Center City partnership is looking to make major near-term changes along the corridor between Pike Place Market and Broadway that … Continue reading

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Convention Center expansion should help build major bike network crossroads

Much of the talk about public benefits from the planned Washington State Convention Center expansion has been focused on the very exciting idea of building a lid over more of I-5 connecting downtown to Capitol Hill and First Hill. The … Continue reading

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Following strong Seattle sales, Public Bikes will open store on Capitol Hill

Public Bikes will open its first ever retail location outside the Bay Area in Seattle this spring. With stylish, often solid-colored city bikes priced in the low-to-mid range, Public Bikes will be moving into the bike shop vacuum Velo left … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Nap

Nap Cantwell would have been 19 today. Flowers and two ghost bikes now adorn the intersection where he crashed into the side of a van May 29. He died one week later.

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Musician and Elysian Brewing son Nap Cantwell dies from injuries in May crash

The young man who was seriously injured when he collided with a van while biking down Pike at Boren late last month has died, Capitol Hill Seattle reports. Nap Cantwell was the son of Dick Cantwell, owner of Elysian Brewing, … Continue reading

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Person biking seriously injured in collision with van at Pike and Boren

A man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning after colliding with a van at Pike and Boren. According to police, he was riding eastbound westbound on Pike (which is uphill) (UPDATE: Commenter X below said the … Continue reading

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What would a modern Pike/Pine bike facility look like?

In a welcome addition to the often-maligned downhill bike lane on E Pine, SDOT has painted a green bike lane through the intersection at Bellevue Ave on Capitol Hill. From my post at CHS: The city only installed the green … Continue reading

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