You might see some of this if you attend the Northgate meeting tomorrow (er, today) but I thought it was still worth sharing for everybody who couldn’t make it. Richard Conlin has a post up about the effectiveness of investments in pedestrian and bike access to the future light rail station. It’s worth reading the [...]
SDOT is proposing a bicycle lane on the uphill side of Roosevelt Way NE between NE 75th and 85th Streets. The bicycle lane would replace on-street parking. Comments can be submitted via email or at an open house on August 28th from 7:00-8:30pm at the Northgate Community Center. See the project web site for a [...]
This is a huge win for Northgate pedestrians and bicyclists! This week the Seattle City Council and the Sound Transit board unanimously passed resolutions committing a total of $20 million to pedestrian and bicycle improvements for the future Northgate light rail station. Thanks go to Seattle Councilman Richard Conlin, who led the charge within the [...]
Bike Works is offering a two-part program for adults and accompanied youth at the Lake City Community Center on Sunday, June 3rd. Sign up for the first class, drop-in for the second, or take advantage of both!
There is a flier available here.
Squeaky Brakes Class Lake City Community Center, 10:00am – 12:00pm The squeaky [...]
Neighborhood Greenways initiative is striving to create roadways that safely connect community services and amenities. The hope is for efficient traffic and fewer accidents, increased local economic activity and real estate values, more fitness opportunities resulting in better public health, reduction in CO2 emissions, an increase in native habitat and a more pleasant and beautiful [...]
Can’t figure out how to connect North End neighborhoods? This approximately 20-mile route starts at the SE parking lot of Northgate Mall. We will head on city streets from Northgate through Olympic Hills, and North City, Shoreline—COFFEE BREAK!—more Shoreline (Interurban Trail), Bitter Lake, Haller Lake, Pinehurst, and back to Northgate Mall. [...]
Publicola has an op-ed from a Pinehurst neighbor on our oh-so-discussed street project: What’s So Controversial About Safety?
Anybody have any more articles I could add to this post? I’ve been out of town so I’m sure I’ve missed some. How about anything else to discuss here? There are some lively comments over on [...]
This is a great bicycling improvement coming to our neighborhood. It should help with what I consider to be the worst part of my commute, which is the last 2 miles coming home through Maple Leaf and crossing Northgate Way.
The press release:
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is holding an open house [...]
Here’s a video about Walk Bike Ride and Streets for all Seattle which you can also hear about at our upcoming Community Meeting on Thursday. (See my subtle reference there?) It covers the issue from a variety of viewpoints around the city (including many areas that already have lots of sidewalks and infrastructure [...]
Join this Easy bicycle ride from Northgate to Greenlake this Sunday, June 13, 1 p.m., for ice cream and a good back route to Greenlake and points south. [...]