State Sen. Ed Murray says he's disappointed and "extremely surprised" to hear that city officials were unaware of an amendment giving Safeco Field the right to preempt the city's commercial parking tax.
As part of their $1 billion expansion and 20-year comprehensive transportation plan, Seattle Children's hospital is spending $2 million to improve bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in Northeast Seattle.
Transportation advocates often lump bikes and buses into the same alternatives-to-SOVs category, but in the real world, bikes and buses can actually pose a conflict to each other. This Q&A with a bike-commuting Metro bus driver examines at those confl
Queen Anne's inter-neighborhood connectivity is getting a boost this week thanks to a new bike lane and sharrows on Taylor Ave. However, if you want leave the neighborhood by bike and head toward downtown, your options are limited.
Righteous bike advocates love to talk about saving the environment and curbing obesity when they hype biking as a viable transportation alternate. Yawn. While those are important things, they don't capture why biking is really better than sitting in your
The 10th Annual Bicycle Film Festival kicks off its three-day Seattle stint tonight at Western Bridge (3412 4th Ave S). Get ready for more bike culture, plaid buttonups, and Rainier tallboys than you can shake a stick at.
When Mayor Mike McGinn announced $13 million in alternative transportation funding in his otherwise bleak budget, he was decried as once again pandering to bicyclists at everyone's expense. A closer look at the budget breakdown reveals an equitable block
Quality infrastructure has long been touted as the key to boosting the number of bicyclists. But, a recent campaign in Bellingham shows that targeted education can have a seriously significant influence on the number of riders on the road.
The latest American Community Survey shows that the percentage of bike commuters in Seattle was stagnant from 2008 to 2009. BikeNerd is not only not discouraged, he's downright optimistic about the possibility of growth from here on out.
Worldchanging's fundraiser this Friday night will feature the mayors of Portland and Seattle, a discussion not to be missed by the Seattle multitudes who suffer from Portland envy. And for those of you not properly feeling that envy, read this post and we
Wickedly-strong fertilizer smell aside, South Lake Union park's grand opening ceremony was the perfect way to spend a lazy Saturday and might have been BikeNerd's entry point into yet another expensive and nerdy hobby, stand-up paddle boarding.
The gigantic bike industry trade show Interbike is always a gold mine for unbelievably fast, lightweight, race bikes dripping with sex-appeal. But every year, the show sees more and more products for practical, urban bicyclists, many of which are encased