PubliCalendar: Bakery Bike Run

Today's picks for civic nerds

12/22/2014 By Darren Davis

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Walking, Biking, Riding, and Funding

Our daily roundup.

10/01/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCalendar: Presidents and Bat Signals

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/18/2014 By Ezra Parter


The Cycle House

A Mount Baker couple builds a home big enough for their bicycles.

02/20/2013 By Giselle Smith

Road Warrior

H&M x Brick Lane Bikes

Fashionable fixie riders rejoice: H&M has teamed up with Brick Lane Bikes to create a sustainable urban cycling men's clothing collection.

02/19/2013 By Amanda Zurita

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

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Escorts, Environmentalism, NASCAR, and More

On Other Blogs Today: Escorts, environmentalism, NASCAR, and black boxes for bikers.

07/20/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: The Arena, The Tunnel, Speed Limits, and Transportation Budgets

Today in our daily roundup: Cascade Bicycle Club, the Boston Globe, ESPN, and Streetsblog NYC. (Image of viaduct demolition via WSDOT.)

07/11/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Get Out

Cycle Party at Elliott Bay Bicycles

Celebrate America’s breakthrough pedal team.

03/08/2012 By Allison Williams


Bail Set at Half a Million for Man Who Killed Cyclist

King County sets bail at $500,000 for a suspected drunken driver who killed a cyclist early Thursday morning. The driver, who has prior convictions for drug possession and traffic-related crimes, could be charged with vehicular homicide.3

12/09/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Grist: Seattle Streets "Absolutely Covered in Sharrows"

Bike blogger Elly Blue, writing for Grist, visits Seattle and comes away surprised by our city's heavy reliance on sharrows, markings that remind cyclists and drivers to share the lane.

11/17/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Is There a War on Bikes?

Never mind the "War on Cars." In the wake of three recent cyclist deaths, we ask PubliCola's ThinkTank if there's a war on bikes?

09/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

McGinn to Convene Road Safety Summit, Emphasize Education and Enforcement

In the wake of several recent cyclist deaths, Mayor Mike McGinn proposes convening a bike safety summit and increasing education and enforcement efforts to reduce car-bike collisions.

09/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Why More Women Don't Ride

How can we solve cycling's gender gap?

07/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Good News for Seattle, Washington State Bikers and Walkers? Kinda.

Two reports give Seattle and Washington State high rankings on pedestrian and cyclist safety. But the news isn't all good.

05/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Health Department Director Supports Lake City Road Diet

The head of King County's public health department weighs in on a proposed "road diet" in Lake City.

04/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


On The Wretchedness Of A Culture In Which People Get So Upset About Bicycles

The KIRO FM bike nazi rant in response to Seattle's first bike box was in large part just a PR stunt, but the truth is that in essence that rant is a pretty accurate representation of how mainstream America thinks.

10/01/2010 By Dan Bertolet


Wheeling Through the Weekend

It's going to be really, really nice this weekend. BikeNerd tells you how to best spend it atop two wheels.

07/23/2010 By Josh Cohen


Seattle-to-Portland: Long Miles, Lovely People, Lots of Food

BikeNerd joined 10,000 other cyclists on Cascade Bike Club's annual Seattle-to-Portland ride. Over the course of his 202-mile, one-day ride, BikeNerd made some new friends, made a few enemies, and ate his weight in energy bars.

07/20/2010 By Josh Cohen

City Hall

Why Bicycle Licenses Make No Sense

Once more, with feeling: Cyclists should not be required to pay for special licenses, because cycling (unlike driving) produces more benefits than costs.

07/16/2010 By Erica C. Barnett