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July 22, 2013 at 7:11 AM

Bicyclists in Seattle

Cyclists pay their fair share Bikers use the new “cycle track” on Linden Avenue North from North 130th Street, a bike path that separates bikers from parked cars and the sidewalk, making for a safer ride. [Mike Siegel, The Seattle Times.] I’m hoping the school-bus driver who complained about bicyclists breaking traffic laws is no longer in…

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July 16, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Bicycles in Seattle

Editorial was delusional John Pucher, famed Rutgers professor and scholar of bike safety and bikeable cities, rides down Dexter Ave. N. with Robin Randels of Seattle during a recent visit to Seattle. [Ellen M. Banner, The Seattle Times.] I just read John Pucher’s guest column, and I must make two points. [“Building a bicycling renaissance in…

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July 8, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Metro faces cuts in funding

Taxes should not target drivers A Metro bus driver makes his way down Fourth Avenue. [John Lok, The Seattle Times.] No one seems to notice that King County Metro says its cuts will be “up to” 17 percent if it doesn’t get the tax increase it’s looking for. [“Metro faces potential cuts as existing funds dwindle,”…

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April 29, 2013 at 8:04 AM

Puget Sound Bike Share expected to add 50 Seattle stops

Safety regulations must be taken into consideration Puget Sound Bike Share Executive Director Holly Houser in the Seattle office of Alta Bicycle Share, Inc. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times) Before we all get euphoric about 450,000 riders commuting merrily on their 500 bicycles, abandoning the alternatives of cars and buses, Puget Sound Bike Share executives first…

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