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Mayor Durkan’s budget boosts curb cuts, but eliminates open streets and pavement-to-parks

Streets are not just for transportation, they are also places where city life happens. But Mayor Jenny Durkan’s proposed budget apparently doesn’t see them that way, because it eliminates the city’s modest open streets and pavement-to-parks budgets. But the budget … Continue reading

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Summer Parkways kicks off with huge Rainier Valley event Saturday

Summer Parkways 2016 kicks off with what is shaping up to be one of the biggest open streets events in recent Seattle history. Head down to Rainier Valley from 12:30 to 4:30 Saturday afternoon for car-free community fun. Teaming up … Continue reading

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Huge open streets weekend: Bicycle Sunday extended into Mt Baker, Ballard Summer Parkways + Park(ing) Day

Summer ain’t over yet, dammit. This weekend is by far the biggest open streets weekend Seattle has ever seen. We’ve already told you about today’s Park(ing) Day, the biggest in Seattle yet. More than 50 pop-up parks will appear in … Continue reading

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The first ever Seattle Summer Parkways was fun, but let’s go bigger in Ballard

Seattle held its first ever Summer Parkways last weekend in the Central District. Three miles of residential streets linked several neighborhood parks in a car-light loop, encouraging people to bike, walk, scooter or use any other people-powered method to explore … Continue reading

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Bring the whole family! Bring your friends! The first ever Summer Parkways fills streets in the CD Saturday

It’s really happening. Summer Parkways is headed to the Central District, turning three miles of neighborhood streets into a long car-free, people-filled park. The weather report for Saturday is looking great. So grab your bike or put on your walking … Continue reading

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Check out the ten miles of car-free Summer Parkways in the Central District and Ballard

Seattle is stepping up its open streets game in 2015, remaking the old Summer Streets program into the bigger and more active Summer Parkways. Basically, the events will smash together Summer Streets (neighborhood street fairs) with the car-free family fun … Continue reading

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Summer Parkways 2015 headed to the Central District and Ballard

Remember that boost in the city budget to expand Summer Streets? Well, it’s summer, and it’s happening. There will be two multi-mile open streets events in the city this September: 11–3 September 12 in the Central District 11–3 September 19 … Continue reading

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It’s time to give Summer Streets and Bicycle Sunday an energizing makeover

People love Summer Streets, Seattle’s summertime open streets events on neighborhood commercial streets in Greenwood, Alki, Ballard and Rainier Valley. They also love Bicycle Sunday, Seattle’s innovative open streets event that has been making sections of Lake Washington Boulevard car-free … Continue reading

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