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Episode 1 of Ask Seattle Bike Blog: Bus driver in West Seattle needs a bike route to the Sodo bus yard, so here’s my process for finding a new route

For the inaugural episode of Ask Seattle Bike Blog, I respond to a bus driver who lives in West Seattle and wants to know a good bike route to the bus yard in Sodo. I thought this would be a … Continue reading

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Watch: Talking open streets during COVID-19 with Gordon and Clara from SNG

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways has been working with local advocates to develop ideas for open streets as a way to relieve crowding on sidewalks, paths and major parks during the outbreak. We previously reported about some of their ideas, and the … Continue reading

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Watch: With the West Seattle high bridge closed, here are some popular bike routes to get across the Duwamish River

Transcript (auto-generated .txt) There is still no timeline for reopening the West Seattle high bridge, by far the most-traveled way to get across the Duwamish River and connect to the rest of the city. In the meantime, the lower Spokane … Continue reading

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Watch: Swift Industries launches the Social Distance Cycling Club

Transcript (auto-generated .txt) When they had to cancel their regular social bike rides due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Swift Industries got creative. At first they laughed when Swift Founder Martina Brimmer suggested starting the Swift Social Distance Cycling Club. But … Continue reading

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Watch: Talking about the SPLAIN bike shop survey with creator Roxy Robles

Roxy Robles joined me to talk about the SPLAIN survey results we released Friday. So if you found that story interesting and want to know more about how and why Roxy conducted it, check out the video. It’s 36 minutes … Continue reading

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Watch: Cranksgiving riders biked a literal metric tonne of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank

2,223 pounds. That’s 1.1 tons or 1 metric tonne. All by bike. All donated to the community. I already wrote about how amazing the 2019 Seattle Cranksgiving was over the weekend, but this number is so big that I felt … Continue reading

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Watch: Fremont Bridge nears 1 million 2019 bike trips 1 month early

UPDATE: Cascade Bicycle Club, Queen Anne Greenways and Ballard-Fremont Greenways will host a celebration 3–5 p.m. Saturday, October 19. Details here. Video transcript (.txt) As we reported previously, 2019 bike trips across the Fremont Bridge are set to break one … Continue reading

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Watch: The new Pike Street bike lanes are just a glimpse into the community-led vision for Pike/Pine

[video transcript] There’s something very different about the new protected bike lanes on Pike Street on Capitol Hill: Community groups led the process every step of the way. When former mayor Ed Murray slammed the brakes on the Center City … Continue reading

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Watch: Biking Expedia’s amazing Elliott Bay Trail remake

Expedia is preparing to start moving from Bellevue into their new campus on the Seattle waterfront starting as soon as next year. And work is very clearly in high gear across their huge new space. For the past year, the … Continue reading

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SDOT and PeopleForBikes make a video about 2nd Ave that’s … well, just watch it

There are a couple ways to encourage and teach people to use a new piece of bike infrastructure. In the first handful of days after the 2nd Ave protected bike lane opened, for example, volunteers and SDOT staff were out … Continue reading

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The Linden Cycle Track is Seattle’s first world-class protected bike lane + VIDEO

Seattle recently completed most work on the Linden Ave Complete Streets Project, which includes a world-class cycle track connecting the Seattle and Shoreline sections of the Interurban Trail and dramatically improving walking and ADA access along the street. Essentially, the … Continue reading

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Grist video: How to bike in the city (filmed in Seattle)

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Documentary about Fremont Solstice naked bike ride coming out soon + VIDEO

Remember Beyond Naked, the documentary about the 2011 Fremont Solstice Parade naked bike ride? Well, after some project delays, filmmakers Dan McComb and Lisa Cooper have waded through many hours of footage to pull together a cut of the film. … Continue reading

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Wallingford Neighborhood Greenway now open (VIDEO)

The Wallingford Neighborhood Greenway is now officially open. Neighborhood advocates for the project threw a street party to celebrate, which featured a dog parade, a group ride and walk along the route and gelato from a cargo bike (as you … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Bill Nye the Science Guy: The city of the future will be built around bikes

I love this. So much awesome stuff from Seattle’s greatest youth science entertainer. Bill Nye the Science Guy envisions bicycle arterials all over the city, with showers in workplaces and lots of places to lock your bike securely. Hey, Seattle’s … Continue reading

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How far has Seattle’s cycling efforts come since 1982? Ask Sprocket Man

Today, the city is investing in 11 miles of neighborhood greenways per year, working to update the city-wide Bicycle Master Plan, painting miles of bike lanes and arguing extensively in court to complete a biking and walking trail in Ballard. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning Theater: Youth Bike Summit in New York

From StreetFilms: Gaining Momentum: Youth Bike Summit 2012 from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Here’s a mini-game: Can you spot all the Bike Works people in the video? Also, Seattle would be a great place to host a West Coast Youth Bike … Continue reading

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Snow won’t stop the Riding Reporter (and many others) + VIDEO

The Riding Reporter‘s Anne-Marije Rook made this video yesterday in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood: With powdery snow on the ground and most cars staying in driveways or buried under snow in the streets, many of the adventurous souls who ventured … Continue reading

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Russ from Path Less Pedaled punched in New Zealand road rage attack

Russ and Laura are no strangers to Seattle. Then again, they aren’t strangers to many places, considering they travel the world with their bicycles, documenting their inspiring trips with beautiful video at their blog the Path Less Pedaled. The Portland-based … Continue reading

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Over 50 ride in Seattle’s second Cranksgiving

Over 50 people set out to explore some of Seattle’s many interesting and unique independent food sellers for Seattle’s Second Cranksgiving. Riders were given a list of items they were required to buy and a map of places to buy … Continue reading

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