Bicycle Diaries

Never Have I Ever: Commuted via Bike

A casual weekend bicycle enthusiast straps on a helmet and heads to work downtown.

09/16/2021 By Allison Williams

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

The Pleasures and Pains of Bremerton Ferry Commuting

It's not all sunsets and Sound ripples.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Float On

How Seattle Folk Fit Boat Life into a Crowded City

From fold-up dinghies to commuting by kayak, we do what it takes.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

Along for the Ride

Seattle Isn’t a Bike Town for Everyone. This Group Wants to Change That.

Seattle Bike Train hopes to give newcomers a gentle introduction to bike commuting in this hilly city—and they do it sans lycra.

05/24/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Seafaring 101

The Bare-Bones Basics to Riding a Ferry

What every passenger should know before embarking.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

The Game Changers

Seattle's Marine Transit Evolves as the Population Booms

From high-speed commuter boats to the future of hybrid-electric ferries.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Name That Boat

How to Identify Every Boat in Washington's Ferry Fleet

What's in a (ferry's) name? A whole lot of planning, apparently.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Tacoma, Ahoy!

A Tacoma–Seattle Ferry Route Could Soon Be a Thing

Is it time for a new golden age of Puget Sound ferry travel?

04/23/2019 By Allison Williams

There and Back Again

Zigzag Across the Puget Sound and Beyond

Twenty terminals. Ten routes. How to travel the region by ferry.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Nautical Niceties

The 10 Washington Ferry Rider Commandments

Thou shalt follow social etiquette or risk getting duly called out on the boat’s PA system.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Busmageddon?

Your Bus Is About to Get Kicked Out of the Transit Tunnel. Here's How to Deal.

Your downtown bus route is about to change, and other public transit shakeups explained.

03/12/2019 By Haley Gray Edited by Jaime Archer

Who We Are

It's Time Seattle's Car-Loving Transplants Get with the Program

Two wheels forward, four wheels back: Nearly two-thirds of Seattleites under age 35 drive alone to work.

02/23/2017 By Josh Feit

I'm New Here

How to Be Carless in Seattle

Car and bike shares, public transit, and—gasp—jaywalking around town.

08/20/2015 By Allison Williams

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: What 'Girls Can Do' This Weekend

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/06/2015 By Darren Davis

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: King County Voters Rejecting Metro Funding Measure

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring last night's special election results.

04/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

Opinion

Why I Ride A Bike

No, it's not because I'm trying to save the planet. It's because I'm selfish.

10/15/2010 By Dan Bertolet

News

Ask BikeNerd: Getting Newbies on a Bike and on the Road

This week's Ask BikeNerd caters to the needs of bicycling newbies: What kind of bike should I buy, how much should I pay, where should I buy it, and how do I ride it?

08/30/2010 By Josh Cohen