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Mayor’s budget: More downtown bike lanes, bike share in the CD, revamped Summer Streets

Mayor Ed Murray unveiled his first ever city budget Monday afternoon, which includes big investments in neighborhoods, an expansion of the Summer Streets program, more funding for protected bike lanes downtown and an expansion of Pronto Cycle Share into the … 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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See you at the Ballard Bike Street Party today?

An afternoon of bikes and car-free streets in the heart of Ballard? Where else would you want to be? The Ballard Bike Street Party is today (Thursday) on both Ballard Ave and 22nd Ave NW from the bell tower to … Continue reading

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Multimodal book tour stop #1: Portland

I am in Portland, the first stop on a multimodal book tour I am taking for the next couple weeks with my partner Kelli Refer. She is promoting her book Pedal, Stretch, Breathe: The Yoga of Bicycling, which just arrived … Continue reading

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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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Friday: Bike Month wraps up with street party in Ballard

Ballard will be filled with bikes Friday afternoon for the annual Bike Month street party. KEXP, Cascade Bicycle Club and Summer Streets join forces to bring an afternoon of vendors, happy hour drinks, music and even a bike fashion show. … Continue reading

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Sunday: Alki Summer Streets + Costumed bike parade

The Alki Beach Creeps are planning “the largest costumed bike parade in West Seattle” Sunday during the Alki Summer Streets event. Details: The Alki Beach Creeps have joined forces with the SDOT Summer Streets to bring you and your family … Continue reading

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City announces dates for 2012 Summer Streets and Bicycle Sundays

The first Bicycle Sunday on Lake Washington Blvd is May 6. The mostly car-free event has been giving people the chance to cruise on a beautiful stretch of the historic lakeside roadway north of Seward Park since 1971. Seattle’s Bicycle … Continue reading

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Weekend Guide: Rainier Summer Streets featuring Bike Works Block Party

This ragtag crew and I biked this machine from Beacon Hill to Bike Works HQ in Columbia City yesterday to get it ready for Saturday’s Rainier Valley Heritage Parade, which is followed by Summer Streets on Rainier Ave and a … Continue reading

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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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West Seattle Blog: Alki Summer Streets shorter this year

On the heels of the news that there are far fewer Summer Streets events this year, West Seattle Blog reports that the Alki Summer Streets this year is far shorter than in previous years. The event starts at 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Bike to Work Day commute station locations and schedule

Friday is Bike to Work (and School!) Day with commute stations set up all over the region, a Summer Streets party in Ballard and a ride with the mayor from Fremont to downtown. Seriously, everyone should bike to work Friday. … Continue reading

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