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Bike trips from West Seattle spike 80 percent Monday, crushing record

On the first Monday commute since the Alaskan Way Viaduct closed, bike trips across the Spokane Street swing bridge to West Seattle went through the roof. Compared to average weekdays in recent months, Monday’s bike count was up an unprecedented … Continue reading

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What Viadoom? Take control of your own commute by biking

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing Friday for two weeks as Bertha tunnels precariously under its foundation. As people who drive and take the bus (especially in Viaduct-dependent West Seattle) fret about the threat of huge traffic backups, there is … Continue reading

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How was your commute?

With apocalyptic predictions of gridlock, the state and city have been urging people to prepare for a nine-day closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, which began today (see our previous post about biking during the closure). Initial reports from the … Continue reading

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Biking is the fastest way to get around during Viaduct closure

As you are probably aware, some ugly highway (with great views!) through downtown is going to be closed for a week. The event has been dubbed #viadoom, and it may take a little longer than usual to bus and drive. … Continue reading

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