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New Interbay bikeway connects the Locks, Discovery Park, Ship Canal Trail and the downtown waterfront

A new protected bikeway under construction in Interbay and Magnolia is about to fill a major gap in the region’s trail network and plug the neighborhood into one of the best trail networks in the nation. A new two-way bikeway … Continue reading

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King County updating Burke-Gilman intersections in Kenmore + Look out for event Sunday morning

If you’re going to be out biking Sunday morning, expect some delays and detours on the Burke-Gilman and Ship Canal Trails. The Biggest Loser Run Walk will have 5K and half marathon events with an anticipated 2,000 participants. Cascade Bicycle … Continue reading

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Man forced to drop bike and climb wall as person slams jeep into reverse down Ship Canal Trail

I received an email from a reader with a crazy and terrifying story: He was almost run down by someone driving on the Ship Canal Trail July 13 just west of Seattle Pacific University. Ryan (he didn’t want me to … Continue reading

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Collisions drop 23 percent on redesigned Nickerson – UPDATED

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

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Ship Canal Trail extension now open (VIDEO)

The Ship Canal Trail now connects Fisherman’s Terminal with the Fremont Bridge and provides a long-needed biking, walking and accessible route through the mess of dangerous overpasses at the south end of the Ballard Bridge. Of all the projects for … Continue reading

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Ship Canal Trail extension grand opening and Kidical Mass Saturday

The Ship Canal Trail extension to Fisherman’s Terminal is ready for its grand opening, scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, November 19. The extension should finally create a comfortable and safe way to walk or bike under the south end of … Continue reading

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Biking on the Ballard Bridge will suck even more for the next couple months

SDOT’s gotta paint the Ballard Bridge, and that means closing the sidewalks for the next couple month. One of the sidewalks will remain open at all times, but it will be extra crowded. However, relief for many of you is … Continue reading

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Work on Ship Canal Trail getting closer to completion

Work on the final segment of the Ship Canal Trail is moving along. Toby Wonder sent us a couple photos of the progress last week along with a note: Just thought I would drop you a couple pictures of the … Continue reading

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Final phase of Ship Canal Trail work to begin next month

Fifteen years after the first segment of the Ship Canal Trail was completed, the city is about to begin work on the final segment that will connect Fisherman’s Terminal to the Fremont Bridge and provide people walking and bicycling a … Continue reading

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Trail updates: Ship Canal, MTS trail extensions coming this year

Utility relocation for the final segment of the Ship Canal Trail started in early May. Once completed, construction can begin to extend the trail all the way to Fisherman’s Terminal, allowing people on foot or bicycle a way to bypass … Continue reading

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Powerline work could close sections of B-G and Ship Canal Trails

The vernal equinox marks the beginning of several things: More light than darkness each day, debilitating allergy attacks and road construction. Both fortunately and not, there seems to be a large number of construction projects that will affect biking around … Continue reading

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