Cycling

Copenhagenize: A Conversation with Councilmember González

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Councilmember Lorena González traveled to Copenhagen with a delegation of local leaders in August to study the policies and infrastructure that have given rise...

Melrose Promenade’s First Phase to Bring Raised Intersection, Limited Protected Bike Lanes

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Last month, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) released designs for street improvements on Melrose Avenue, on the very western edge of Capitol Hill...

Call to Action: Pass MASS Package, Fare Share, and Mosqueda’s Missing Middle Housing Budget...

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The Seattle budget process is chugging along with another public comment session tomorrow Wednesday at 3:30pm. Soon Seattle City Council will be making their...
Seattle City Hall and the colorful fence for Civic Square pit. (Photo by author)

Ridehailing Fee and Megablock Proceeds Fund Infrastructure Boost in 2020 Budget

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The Seattle City Council passed next year's budget Monday and added a flurry of amendments making the Mayor's budget more progressive and heed advocates...
Mayor Ed Murray stands at a podium behind a crowd of staff and advocates with safety-themed signs. An electronic street signs also displays "Vison Zero."

The Radical Promise of Vision Zero

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In a few short months, Seattle will mark five years since the February day that its Mayor stood in front of advocates and staff...

SDOT is Planning the Future of the Ballard Bridge

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Addressing current substandard pedestrian and bike infrastructure stands out as a top SDOT and community priority for rehabilitation or replacement of the Ballard Bridge. The...

Edmonds and Mukilteo to See Sounder Station Access Improvements under Recommended Plan

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Sound Transit is seeking feedback on several station access improvements recommended for Edmonds and Mukilteo. The goal of the program is to deploy a...
Cycling was all this rage near the turn of the 20th century, as this photo of a cycling club show. H/t to Paul Dorpat for tracking down the photo. (Credit: Puget Sound Cycle Club)

Wheeling Season: Bike Advocacy Comes Full Circle

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Twenty years ago, I learned how to ride a bike in an abandoned South Lake Union parking lot. Today, the lot is home to...