The 2011 legislative session still feels far away (we still need to finish electing our legislators, after all), but Bicycle Alliance of Washington already has their priorities laid out. Amongst them: 20mph speed limits, better driver education, stronger
This is the third time the city has proposed building the city's "first" cycle track. Nonetheless, the proposed two-way, parking protected cycle track on Linden Ave looks promising and will complete a missing link in the Interurban Trail.
Grassroots bike and pedestrian advocacy group Beacon BIKES! hired professional planning consultant Alta Planning + Design, putting their $15,000 Department of Neighborhoods grant to work and their plan in motion.
Lower Queen Anne's Kinnear Park may be getting a brand new multi-use trail thanks to the efforts of a grassroots community organization. The trail would offer bicycles and pedestrians a safe connection between Uptown and Myrtle Edwards park.
Without fail, anytime a new on-road bike project is introduced, someone makes the claim that bikes haven't paid for their right to the road. A look at SDOT's funding sources, however, reveals that that simply isn't true.
Unsatisfied with the intra-neighborhood bike and pedestrian facilities in Beacon Hill, Beacon BIKES! organized, landed a $15,000 grant, and set out to create a neighborhood network that meets their needs.
An uninsured eastern-Washington driver will likely go unpunished after hitting and severely injuring a bicyclist and killing a pedestrian. It's just another amongst many examples of why Washington needs a vulnerable users law.
This week's Ask BikeNerd delves into the minds at the Seattle Department of Transportation and gets at the logic of their bike facility selection and designs. It also offers some advice for wannabe bike mechanics.
SDOT installed traditional bike lanes on 11th Ave through the U-District this week, the second half of the Roosevelt-11th Ave couplet. BikeNerd took the lanes for a test spin and (mostly) liked what he saw.
After hearing concerns and complaints about the original plan to have parked cars serve as a physical buffer between the bike and car travel lanes, the city's transportation department is backing off from plans to install the city's first cycle track on D
A $3.96 million grant from the Puget Sound Regional Council could provide the funding necessary to complete the a bike and pedestrian overpass over West Thomas St., if it passes approval by the PSRC's executive board.