Cycling

Electric Cars Are Not Enough: We Should Ban SUVs to Save Lives and Curb...

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Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that growing customer preference for sport utility vehicles (SUVs) are leading to increased emissions. The gains in...

SDOT Proposes a More Complete Bike Lane Connection on East Union Street

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The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has released updated plans for a protected bike lane it plans to install on E Union Street by...

Washington Developing Bike/Ped Plan, Early Analysis Shows High Stress on State Highways

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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has been working on a statewide active transportation plan this year that could reshape the state's highway...

Stay Healthy Streets Expands in Ballard, Lake City, Aurora, and Delridge for 20 Miles...

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Walking, rolling, or biking through Seattle got a little easier thanks to another expansion of the Stay Healthy Streets program. The Seattle Department of...

15th and Columbian Way Gets Another Chance at Redesign

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We reported that community pushback had sunk a proposed redesign to a dangerous intersection next to Mercer Middle School in Beacon Hill and led...

Bicycle Facilities Take Center Stage in Transportation Budget Discussions

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The Seattle City Council is a few weeks into budget negotiations, working out what exactly to do with Mayor Jenny Durkan’s proposed 2020 budget....

The Supply And Demand Of Street Space

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Approximately 35% of the land area of Seattle constitutes public right-of-way. Today, most of this space is dedicated to general purpose lanes and parking...

Senator Hobbs Showcases Big Transportation Proposal and It’s Still Highway Focused

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Last Wednesday, Washington's Senate Transportation Committee held a public hearing on the next statewide transportation funding package, dubbed "Forward Washington." The public hearing did...