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Vancouver BC will tear down its only freeway remnants, replace them with more city

Imagine you have two major highways leading into your Pacific Northwest city. One comes from the south and goes all the way to Mexico, the other comes from the east and connects all the way to Midwest and Atlantic ports. … Continue reading

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King 5: Seattle should follow Vancouver’s lead on downtown bike network

King 5’s Chris Daniels recently reported from our neighbor to the north on something Vancouver, BC, has to help people get around their downtown: A comfortable and protected network of bike lanes. As Seattle finally kicks off work on a … Continue reading

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Study: Widening Ballard Bridge sidewalks possible, but it won’t be cheap (+ is there an easier way?)

When it comes to major infrastructure barriers to cycling in Seattle, there are a select few that really stand out from the rest, such as the north section of Rainier Ave, the 520 Bridge and the Ballard Bridge. There are … Continue reading

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Amtrak Cascades trains can now carry more bikes

Amtrak’s Cascades trains can now carry ten bikes, a small but potentially trip-saving change for a route that connects some of the continent’s bikiest cities. The train connects Vancouver, BC, to Eugene, passing through Bellingham, Seattle and Portland. The fact … Continue reading

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Vancouver bike share faces delays + King County is getting a sweet deal on bike share launch

Details on the delayed Vancouver, BC, bike share system have come to light, with government and user costs revealed, new details on helmet vending challenges and a new launch date of early 2014. Originally scheduled for a spring 2013 launch, … Continue reading

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Vancouver team wins 2011 World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships

The Crazy Canucks from East Vancouver took the top spot at the 2011 World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships, closing out a busy week of polo at Magnuson Park. The Canucks beat out Call Me Daddy from France in sudden death. … Continue reading

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Cycle Tracks and Seattle, Part 2: Look, the Canucks can do it, too!

This video demonstrating the two-way cycle track on Dunsmuir in Vancouver has come up often lately. In many ways, it is similar to the cycle track proposed for Broadway (and perhaps Yesler) to coincide with the installation of the First … Continue reading

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