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July 12, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Road work will shut 520 bridge and northbound I-405

Coverage could have offered more resources The front-page feature story on the road closures coming up this weekend said a lot about problems people may encounter when driving, but gives very little helpful information about ways to reduce these problems by finding other ways to get around. [“Going somewhere this weekend? Not so fast,” page…

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July 11, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Bicycle safety in Seattle

Licenses for bikers is the answer I’d like to respond to the letter from Douglas Brusig, who wondered if merely slapping a license on his bike would suddenly make drivers more careful around cyclists. [“Northwest Voices: Bikes and pedestrians,” Opinion, July 2.] No, Mr. Brusig, it’s not the application of the license that matters. It’s paying…

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July 4, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Licensing for bicyclists

Bikers should help pay for public service 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 continue to be flabbergasted at the number of letters from bicyclists who denounce…

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June 28, 2013 at 6:30 PM

Biking in Seattle

Bicyclists need to be licensed 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 commuted to work via bus and foot for seven years. Seattle is a great walking…

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June 27, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Bike expert compares Seattle streets to Manhattan

Seattle can do better A cyclist descends the hill at Gas Works Park as dark rainy skies blanket Seattle. [Ken Lambert, The Seattle Times.] As someone who commutes to work by bike every day along Dexter Avenue North and Second Avenue in Seattle, I can attest to the fact that riding the signed, left-side bike lane on…

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