Guide to Electric Bikes

Don’t Call an E-Bike a Bicycle

A guide to Seattle's plugged-in pedals.

06/22/2021 By Allison Williams


Washington's Best E-Bike Routes

Six routes made for an e-bike adventure, from sleepy streets to formal trails.

06/22/2021 By Allison Williams

Civil Society

The Battle Over the Burke-Gilman Trail

Decades of fighting, lawsuits, and an altercation on the Ballard waterfront: How one little path divides a neighborhood.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams

City Hall

Understanding the Burke-Gilman Trail's Legal Battle

How 1.4 miles became a neverending saga for the city.

02/07/2018 By Hayat Norimine


PubliCalendar: Civic Conversations

Today's picks for civic nerds.

09/29/2014 By Kristen Farnam


PubliCalendar: Transit and Environmental Advances

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/26/2014 By Kristen Farnam

City Trails

Helmet Cam: Our Favorite Seattle Biking Videos

It’s like you’re there…only someone else is peddling.

03/21/2014 By Allison Williams

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "I Think That's %$**##!"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring foul language, surprise endorsements, cool legislation, and corporate donations.

09/10/2013 By Morning Fizz

The C Is for Crank

Cyclists Aren't the Ones "Digging In Their Heels" On Burke-Gilman Trail

Contrary to what the Seattle Times believes, it isn't cyclists who are "digging in their heels" to stop the city from completing the "missing link" of the Burke-Gilman trail.

05/16/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Bike Advocates Respond to Burke-Gilman Ruling

City bicycle advocates respond to a hearing examiner's ruling that completing the Burke-Gilman Trail would pose an environmental hazard.

08/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Places Another Hurdle In Front of Burke-Gilman Missing Link

Another hurdle for the long-delayed completion of the Burke-Gilman Trail in Ballard.

08/29/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Speaking of the First Amendment

Thursday Edition: Sally Clark says she didn't make any promises; Mike McGinn says the Seattle Weekly should correct its numbers; the Seattle Ethics and Election Commission says candidates can talk about their opponents in the voters' guide; the Seattle bu

07/07/2011 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

Seattle Times: No Reason for Cycling "Death Trap" in Ballard

Seattle Times op/ed: Why hasn't the city fixed the "death trap" on the Burke-Gilman Trail?

06/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Ask BikeNerd: The Lake on the Burke-Gilman Trail

This week's Ask BikeNerd deals with a newly formed safety hazard on the Burke Gilman trail. In attempting to fix a problematic spot near Gas Works, SDOT inadvertently created an extra problem.

10/15/2010 By Josh Cohen

City Hall

Businesses Appeal Missing Link Ruling

A group of Ballard maritime and industrial businesses has appealed a ruling that allows the Burke-Gilman "Missing Link" to move forward after a six-month study.

07/06/2010 By Erica C. Barnett


Ask BikeNerd: Burke-Gilman Rights-of-Way

In the first installment of our new weekly feature, "Ask BikeNerd," Josh C. answers a reader question about stop and yield signs along the Burke-Gilman trail.

07/02/2010 By Josh Cohen