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Alert: Some UW Station bike racks will be replaced with lockers starting Monday, so careful where you lock up

Sound Transit is moving and replacing some bike racks near UW Station to install new on-demand secure bike lockers starting next week, so be extra careful about which racks you use. Look around for a “Rider Alert” sign before locking … Continue reading

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UW Police are piloting bike valet and registration service at UW Station

The UW Police Department is trialing the idea of a free bike valet service at UW Station this week in an attempt to help fight bike theft and get more bikes registered on the free bicycle database Bike Index. You … Continue reading

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Pronto finally arrives at UW Station, and it’s great

It took half a year, but bike share has finally arrived at UW Station. On paper, the station move from the UW Medical Center rotunda (a rather odd location to find if you weren’t in the know) to the plaza … Continue reading

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Big deal for UW Station access, remade Burke-Gilman opens today

If you biked the UW Burke-Gilman Trail detour today, that was likely the last time you will have to do it. The key stretch of trail from 15th Ave NE to UW Station is set to open today (exact time … Continue reading

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With U Link, combining bikes and transit just got even more powerful

University of Washington Station opened Saturday and immediately assumed its role as the bikiest light rail station in the region. The bike parking was overflowing during Saturday’s opening celebration. Even the additional free valet bike parking space provided for the … Continue reading

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Sound Transit will finally* open that awesome bike/walk bridge over Montlake Blvd Wednesday

UPDATE 7/22: It’s open! And with a quick snip from the @kcexec, the new bike/ped bridge @UW is open! pic.twitter.com/VFZWdvx4OB — Sound Transit (@SoundTransit) July 22, 2015 The core structure over Montlake Boulevard was built years ago, but the unfinished … Continue reading

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UW, Capitol Hill Station bike detour updates + Trail bridge over Montlake Blvd could open in 2015

If your bike travels take you near the future Capitol Hill or UW light rail Stations, then you are no stranger to frustrating detours. Well, don’t get your hopes up, they’re not getting any better any time soon. But they … Continue reading

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Trail updates: Sammamish River Trail repaving + More UW Station detour changes

Here’s a look at some work on major trails in the region next week you should be aware of. First up, King County will repave sections of the Sammamish River Trail near 60 Acres Park in Redmond. Details from King … Continue reading

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Construction updates: Short Linden cycle track section opens, UW Station Bridge + Yesler ‘bike sneak’ sneak peek

With the opening of the W Thomas St overpass last week, it’s time to look at the progress of some other projects around town that will affect people biking. Above is the main structure of the UW Station biking and … Continue reading

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