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Kitsap County’s Proposed Comp Plan Sleepwalks Toward More Sprawl

The stated goal of Kitsap County’s 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update is to maintain the county’s rural character by directing "the majority of growth toward...
Man on a bicycle with kiddycrank tandem attachment his daughter in pink dress is riding. Behind them is the USS Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier at Sinclair Inlet in Bremerton.

Bremerton’s Bike Network Approaches Its Moment of Truth

Bremerton is set to double its bike lanes, but will the City follow though to create a true network? Twelve watery miles due west of...

Bremerton Grabs a Big Opportunity to Improve Walking and Cycling Access

Kitsap County's largest city, Bremerton, is moving forward with a transportation project that has the potential to catalyze momentum for improved walking and biking...
Bicycle with saddlebags barely fits on the 3.5 foot Warren Avenue Bridge crossing.

Op-Ed: The Case for a 12-Foot Trail on Bremerton’s Warren Avenue Bridge

It’s time to decide on Bremerton’s Warren Avenue Bridge bike and pedestrian trail. After years of study, the debate is whether the east side...

Save the Trees, Build Urban Housing!

My journey to urbanism took a twisted path. I grew up in rural Kitsap County, studied forest ecology, and worked in the woods of...

Bainbridge Island Council Votes to Weaken Key Segment of Planned Bike Network

Barely a year after approving an ambitious plan to systematically improve access for people who walk, bike, and roll, the Bainbridge Island City Council...

200-Mile Puget Sound to Pacific Trail Will Jump Forward Thanks to Major Federal Grant

This week the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is set to award $16.1 million to advance planning and design work for multiple segments of...

Bainbridge Island Creates Plan to Shift Visitors and Residents Out of Their Cars

Bainbridge Island, a 65-square-mile city of about 25,000 residents boasting hourly ferry service to and from Seattle, is an incredibly popular destination for tourists...