The C is for Crank

Joel Connelly Is Bad at Math

Joel Connelly loves spending extra money to drive to Bellevue. Image via WSDOT.

08/20/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Road Diet on Nickerson Reduced Speeds, Collisions

A new study shows, once again, that road diets---in this case, the rechannelization of Nickerson St. to add bike lanes and a turning lane---work to slow traffic without reducing the number of cars that can use a road.

03/01/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Walking In Seattle: Could Road Diets Have Saved these 28 Pedestrians?

Walking in Seattle: 28 pedestrians died between 2001 and 2009 on roads that would, under the city's criteria, be eligible for road diets.

02/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Morning Jolt: Bikes and Transit

The day's winners and losers.

07/11/2011 By Afternoon Jolt


Car Capacity Is Not Sacred

There can be no meaningful progress on alternative transportation until we stop acting as if car capacity is sacred. The time to starting breaking the vicious cycle is now. Yep. Bertolet, AKA HugeassCity, is back.

09/01/2010 By Dan Bertolet

City Hall

Another Times Columnist Gets it Wrong on Bike Lanes

Seattle Times columnist Joni Balter gets the basics wrong in a fear-mongering screed against funding bike lanes.

08/26/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCola Adds Life

BikeNerd on KUOW

PubliCola's BikeNerd, Josh Cohen, talks about the Lake City road diet on KUOW.

08/25/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

They Need to be Controlled

Wednesday Fizz: McGinn's surprise guest list; KUOW's one-sided guest list; the state's lacking environmental regulations; and a shipment of Coke.

08/25/2010 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Times Columnist Ignores the Facts on Road Diets

The Seattle Times' Nicole Brodeur gets the facts wrong on road diets. Yes, all of them.

08/17/2010 By Erica C. Barnett


Nickerson Construction Begins, Bike-Vs-Car Debate Returns

KING-5's report on the Nickerson St. road diet construction paints it as a broad and shallow bikes-vs-cars issue. BikeNerd explains why that view is an impediment to progress.

07/26/2010 By Josh Cohen