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Work underway to replace S Holgate bridge staircase with ramp

The S Holgate Street Bridge is far from the friendliest bike route between Sodo and North Beacon Hill, but it is definitely the most direct. But because the only sidewalk on the bridge turns into a staircase at the Sodo … Continue reading

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Tonight: Willie and Kat kick off tour to support the John Wayne Trail

If you have never heard Willie Weir and Kat Marriner spin a yarn, get yourself to Cascade Bicycling Center in Magnuson Park 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) for an evening that promises laughs and heartwarming positivity. Seriously, these are special people, … Continue reading

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The SunBreak reviews Willie Weir’s presentation at REI

The SunBreak went to see Seattle’s own Willie Weir talk at REI Tuesday evening and was pleasantly entertained. From The SunBreak: Weir, who has cycled around every corner of God’s green earth, is a triple threat: a trained actor, skilled … Continue reading

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Weir: New trail ends at dangerous spot

Willie Weir, a bicycling writer, speaker and Beacon Hill resident, is concerned about the where the new Mountains-to-Sound Trail extension ends. The trail runs into a mid-hill point where Beacon Ave turns into the Holgate St Bridge. It’s very steep … Continue reading

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The neighborhood safe speeds bill has unanimous, bipartisan support

20’s Plenty For Us from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Last year, freshman state Representative Cindy Ryu sponsored a bill that won wide, unanimous and bipartisan support. HB 1217 would allow municipalities to bypass red tape when lowering speed limits on non-arterial … Continue reading

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