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31 bikes stolen from Tacoma Major Taylor Project school + How you can help

A thief (or thieves) broke into Tacoma’s iDEA High School Sunday and stole more than 30 bikes belonging to the school’s chapter of Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project. The bikes were mostly quality road and mountain bikes, so the … Continue reading

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League names 4 new bike-friendly communities in WA

The League of American Bicyclists have named four new Bicycle Friendly Communities in Washington State: Bellevue, Ellensburg, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe and Port Angeles/Clallam County. Tacoma keeps its bronze rating. Ellensburg (PDF) skips right over bronze and enters the listings at … Continue reading

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Sally Clark struck person biking in Tacoma + Why she should become leader for safe streets

Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark was driving in Tacoma looking for a church when she made a left turn directly into the path of someone biking back in May 2012. Steve Fairbanks had the right of way and had no … Continue reading

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Tacoma celebrates missing link completion with ‘Sunday Parkways’

The Tacoma Parks is holding a nearly seven-mile “Sunday Parkways” event to celebrate the completion of their waterfront trail connecting downtown to Point Defiance Park. The event runs from 8 a.m. until noon Sunday. While we don’t typically cover Tacoma … Continue reading

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King 5 Video: Tacoma business owners miss city-removed guerrilla crosswalk

One morning, they were just there: Crosswalks and a short bike lane in a Tacoma business district to help people get across a dangerous street. Business owners loved it. But the city recently spent $1,000 to grind away the illegal … Continue reading

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Tacoma and Snohomish named Bicycle Friendly Communities, Port Townsend moves up list

Tacoma and Snohomish have earned spots on the The League of American Bicyclists’ Bicycle Friendly Communities list. Both communities earned Bronze level recognition, joining 214 other communities in the nation on the list. Port Townsend moved up a spot in … Continue reading

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