Cycling

Sunday Video: Why Grocery Shopping Is Better in Amsterdam

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYHTzqHIngk Density is a strong driver for proximity and choice of grocery stores. In Amsterdam, they are especially ubiquitous and cater to people who bike.
A photo shows a sidewalk next to a roadway with cars. A sign says North Interstate 5.

SDOT Drops Protected Bike Lane from NE 45th Street Bridge Plans, Citing Traffic Impacts

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This article was updated on 10/26/2021 to reflect that it was the U District Community Council, not the U District Partnership, that submitted a...
Street sign reading SODO Trail

SDOT Proposes Assembling Funds to Get Closer to Move Seattle Levy’s Multimodal Promises

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When voters approved Seattle's nine-year transportation levy in 2015, they were choosing whether the city should invest in a very specific list of transportation...
A photo of people walking on a pedestrian bridge over Interstate 5.

John Lewis Memorial Pedestrian Bridge Partially Mends Freeway Gash in Northgate

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A brand new pedestrian bridge linking Northgate Station to North Seattle College and points beyond made the opening of the Northgate Link light rail...
A wide intersection where two streets meet at an angle, some legs without crosswalks.

Durkan’s 2022 SDOT Budget Would Revive Downtown Streetcar, But Makes Few Waves

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A "cost-to-continue budget" is how Kris Castleman, the Seattle Department of Transportation's Finance and Administration Division, described the 2022 budget proposed by Mayor Jenny...

Sunday Video: The Art of the Autoluw

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https://youtu.be/GlXNVnftaNs Not Just Bikes explores the Dutch concept of low car streets (autoluw). They’re another tool to prioritize people and make them feel welcome on...

West Seattle Bridge Agreement Gives Port of Seattle Leverage Over Planned Bike Connection

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As the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) moves forward with plans to repair the West Seattle Bridge, it is working to assemble full funding...

Midweek Video: Highways Almost Destroyed Amsterdam via Plan Jokinen

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vI5pbDFDZyI In the 1960s, Amsterdam briefly was sold on a highway urban renewal project designed by an American planner David Jokinen. It would have destroyed...