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From our Bike Events CalendarMay30Wed5:00 pm Jackson Hub Walking AuditJackson Hub Walking AuditMay 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pmJackson Hub Walking Audit! Inform the Jackson Hub project by participating in a walking audit with fellow neighborhood representatives. Join one of 5 different walking audits taking place from May 14th to June 2nd, 2018 Meet at: Union Station Entrance, … Continue reading →5:00 pm U-District Mobility Community Wo...U-District Mobility Community Wo...May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pmWhat: Community Workshop #3When: Wednesday, May 30th from 5:00-7:30pmWhere: U Heights Center Auditorium5031 University Way NE, Seattle WA 98105Snacks will be provided, and children are welcome!Details:The new U District Link Light Rail Station is scheduled to open in 2021. This … Continue reading →May31Thu12:00 pm Jackson Hub Walking AuditJackson Hub Walking AuditMay 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmJackson Hub Walking Audit! Inform the Jackson Hub project by participating in a walking audit with fellow neighborhood representatives. Join one of 5 different walking audits taking place from May 14th to June 2nd, 2018 Meet at: Union Station Entrance, … Continue reading →5:00 pm Womxns’ Downtown Seattle Happy HourWomxns’ Downtown Seattle Happy HourMay 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pmWomxns’ Downtown Seattle Happy Hour – there’s an Advocate in all of us! When: Thursday May 31, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: Elephant & Castle (415 Fifth Ave Seattle, WA 98101) Join Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, Cascade Bicycle Club, and The … Continue reading →6:30 pm Bike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsBike Works Volunteer Repair Party @ Bike Works ClassroomsMay 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pmDetails: Volunteer Repair Parties (VRP) are drop-in, weekly bike repair parties for adults (age 18 and up). You do not need to be a skilled bike mechanic to help out. This is how most volunteers with Bike Works get their … Continue reading →
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Bike theft continues to rise steeply in Seattle. And that not only costs people money, but many people won’t replace their stolen wheels. At a time when our increasingly congested city needs more people to get around by bike, theft is … Continue reading
Seattle’s plan to lower default speed limits across the city heads to the City Council’s Sustainability and Transportation Committee today. The plan — which has support from the Mayor’s Office, SDOT and the City Council — needs to make it … Continue reading
Seattle has not built a bike lane downtown since October 2014. The 2nd Ave bike lane was supposed to demonstrate what could be, but going into summer 2016 it remains all that is. Holding signs saying, “My Family Bikes” and … Continue reading
This moment right now was supposed to be the time Seattle finally took bold action on bike safety projects, taking our years of planning and making them real. The big electoral victory in November should have given the city both … Continue reading
At the end of the City Council Sustainability & Transportation Committee meeting Tuesday, the Pronto ordinance appeared to end in a 3-3 tie with Councilmembers Tim Burgess, Lisa Herbold and Debora Juarez voting NO and Rob Johnson, Kshama Sawant and … Continue reading
Sustainability, access to healthy transportation choices, economic development, congestion reduction, innovation. Public bikes grow and support so many of Seattle’s goals and values as a city that it’s hard to believe we are even thinking about cutting modest losses and … Continue reading
The City of Seattle already cut checks in December and early 2016 totaling $305,000 to keep Pronto Cycle Share operational, Josh Feit at Publicola reports. This revelation will certainly be a topic of conversation during tomorrow’s 2 p.m. Transportation Committee … Continue reading
The hard deadline to save Pronto is March 30. With more than 30,000 people taking 144,000 trips in the first year of operations, supporters and City Councilmembers are scratching their heads trying to figure out how Pronto got into such … Continue reading
It’s not just for photo ops, Councilmember Mike O’Brien really does bike everywhere. But he’s also not just about bikes. O’Brien has a seat on the Sound Transit Board, and he has been a strong advocate for biking, walking and … Continue reading
This is a reminder that the City Council is holding a public hearing about the Bike Master Plan Wednesday, perhaps your last chance to submit comments on plan before the Council votes on it early next year. The hearing starts … Continue reading
The city took another step towards the launch of Puget Sound Bike Share Tuesday. The City Council Transportation Committee unanimously approved rules changes creating a permitting process for bike share stations and helmet vending kiosks in city Urban villages, urban … Continue reading
The First Hill Streetcar planners briefed the City Council Friday on updates to the project plans, including a couple details about the proposed cycle track. Aside from the pretty image above, there were a couple details of interest.