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Better Biking on N 34th Street

The project to repave N 34th Street from Fremont Avenue N to Stone Way N also enhances the roadway considerably for bicyclists.  As part of the work, which began this month and is expected to wrap up by Mid-August, crews will install: New green bike lanes highlighting areas where bicycles… [ Keep reading ]

Where can I park my bike downtown?

Don’t you wish there were a map that showed buildings downtown that have bike racks, and even showers and lockers for tenants?  Wouldn’t it be nice to pull up that map on your mobile device to find the nearest on-street bike rack or see the bike lanes and routes downtown? Well, you… [ Keep reading ]

Health Impact Assessment for King Street Station Hub

A graduate class at the University of Washington has recently completed a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of some of the proposed projects in the King Street Station Hub Strategy.  This HIA reviewed health impacts as wide ranging as physical and mental health and health equity.  The HIA makes several recommendations… [ Keep reading ]

Will Your Neighborhood Win the Walk Bike Ride Challenge Competition?

Last week we told you about all the great prizes you can win in the big July/August Walk Bike Ride Challenge.  (Click here for that blog post.) Another reason to be part of this effort is to help your neighborhood win our friendly competition to see which neigbhorhood will save… [ Keep reading ]

Bicycling with Kids

As we quickly approach the long holiday weekend we thought it would be a good time to go over some safety tips for biking with kids.  Whether biking on Alki, the Burke Gilman Trail, or around a campground this weekend, here are a few basics to keep in mind before… [ Keep reading ]

Get Moving, Get Active, Get Prizes

It’s always a great time to switch to walking, biking and riding with the Walk Bike Ride Challenge, but like many things, summer is the best time to do it. First, there’s the weather.  Sunny Seattle summer days. Walking and biking.  Say no more.    Then there are the prizes! … [ Keep reading ]

Dodge No More – the Puddles Are Gone

If you’ve found yourself leaping over puddles on the way to the Duwamish Waterway Park, your dodging days are over.  SDOT and the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department recently coordinated construction of a new sidewalk adjacent to the park to eliminate the ponding problem that was occurring on the sidewalk… [ Keep reading ]

Creating a New Bike Route from Downtown to Capitol Hill

A new bike lane was installed on Cherry Street last year from 1st Avenue to just east of 4th Avenue and SDOT had planned on extending the route to Broadway in 2011.  As staff began the design process for these proposed facilities, some potentially challenging conditions for cyclists on Cherry were recognized.  First, Cherry is… [ Keep reading ]

Georgetown, Squire Park, South Park and West Seattle are Getting “In Motion” This Summer!

SDOT and its partners are working hard so everyone has more and better choices to get around on foot, bike, buses and trains.  Just as important as providing more choices is encouraging people to use those choices.   King County Metro Transit’s In Motion program is a great example of encouraging… [ Keep reading ]

Construction of New Trail on Beacon Hill Begins

The long-awaited Mountains-to-Sound Trail begins construction June 20, with crews working from north to south.  The new trail  will run from Jose Rizal Bridge just south of I-90 and east of I-5 at Dr. Jose Rizal Park, and extend south to South Holgate Street.  Construction is expected to be complete in… [ Keep reading ]