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We partnered with East African Community Services and Superpedestrian to distribute 100 bikes to BIPOC youth last week!

Together with East African Community Services and Superpedestrian, we distributed 100 bikes to middle and high school students on August 3rd. We handed out free bikes and bike-related gear to a youth cohort based primarily in the NewHolly community in the Rainier Valley. East African Community Services helps East African… [ Keep reading ]

Are you passionate about making Seattle a place that’s safe and easy for people who bike? The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board is seeking new members!

Apply to join the Seattle Bike Advisory Board! The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board is recruiting three new members to serve two-year terms starting in Fall 2021 through August 2023. If you’re interested in making Seattle an amazing bike-friendly city, consider applying! By representing the needs of our diverse population of bicyclists… [ Keep reading ]

Have a Safe and Fun Fourth of July Weekend!

Independence Day is just around the corner! As we prepare for a more normal Fourth of July celebration this year, it’s important for Seattleites to keep safety in mind so they can enjoy the holiday weekend with family and friends and prevent any crashes. Around the Fourth, many people head to the parks or attend a friend’s barbecue to… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | New bike lanes, paving, & redesigned intersections are open in Green Lake! Next up: a community celebration on July 31.

Summary  Back in November, we talked about some of the work done around Green Lake to-date, and what lay ahead. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve wrapped up construction– it was 5 years in the making!   Now, people of all ages and abilities can enjoy biking safely in the new… [ Keep reading ]

BIKE MONTH | Celebrating new and soon-to-come protected bike lanes, neighborhood greenways, and safer intersections across the city

Our vision is to make riding a bicycle a safe, comfortable, and integral part of daily life for people of all ages and abilities in Seattle. That’s why our crews are hard at work building new protected bike lanes, neighborhood greenways, safer intersection crossings, and connections to transit – including three new Link Light Rail… [ Keep reading ]

Vote for your favorite #NameThatSweeper finalists!

We’d like to formally introduce you to our protected bike lane sweeper. Meet OK Broomer! The name was introduced by a 11-year-old boy named Pascal from the Licton Springs neighborhood of Seattle. THANK YOU to the more than 1,500 people who voted in our twitter polls and helped #NameThatSweeper We recently… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s newest protected bike lanes & neighborhood greenways!

Summary:  Building a connected bike network for people of all ages and abilities is key to our recovery in 2021 and beyond, while fighting the climate crisis.  Despite the many challenges we face, 2020 will remain a year of thoughtful, forward progress as we build a safer, more livable Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Bike season is here!

Yes, a lot of people bike year-round in Seattle, but for those of us who don’t regularly brave the rain on bike, May often marks the beginning of bike season. May is historically #BikeMonth. In light the COVID-19 pandemic, bike month in Seattle looks a little different this year. Some bike month… [ Keep reading ]

Completing the Burke-Gilman Trail Missing Link

Preferred Route ✔ For 20 years, we’ve been working to complete the Burke-Gilman Trail through the Ballard neighborhood. After many years of planning, stakeholder conversations, and environmental review, the project team identified a preferred route for the trail in May 2017 and began the design process to complete the Missing Link. Community… [ Keep reading ]

I Want to Ride My Bicycle – On the New 2nd Ave Protected Bike Lane!

It’s open! The shiny new section from Pike Street to Denny Way extends the existing 2nd Avenue Protected Bike Lane (PBL) to Yesler Way (that’s 23 blocks!), making city-wide cycling a snap!  Protected bike lanes and signal upgrades in downtown Seattle improve safety for everyone, while at the same… [ Keep reading ]