3:11 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Study: Cities Should Look To Colleges For Tips On Transportation Policy

Jennifer Wing KPLU

Cities could ease traffic congestion by following the example of colleges and universities, according to a study released Thursday.

The national study by the WashPIRG Foundation says elected officials should look to places like the University of Washington when shaping transportation policy.

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5:57 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Feds to Fund 16 Local Projects to Benefit Bicyclists, Pedestrians

An artist rendering of the planned design for Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail.
City of Tacoma

It will soon be easier to walk or bike around the Puget Sound region, thanks to nearly $17 million in federal funding to build and expand foot bridges, trails and pathways.

The funding from the Federal Highway Administration will benefit 16 transportation projects in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties.

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life on two wheels
2:31 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Fremont Bridge Seeing More Bike Traffic, But Is It a Trend?

Seattle Department of Transportation

Seattle’s Fremont Bridge has seen an uptick in bike traffic, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation.

Weekly totals of two-wheeled travelers jumped 28 percent in October and November compared to the same time last year, data recorded by the bridge’s bike counter shows.

SDOT’s Craig Moore said it’s hard to pinpoint a cause of the growth in ridership, but the recent dry stretch likely played a role.

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bicycling in washington
12:02 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

For sixth straight year, Washington named most bike-friendly state

ebis50 Flickr

Here’s some good news on the first day of National Bike Month: Washington leads the nation as the most bike-friendly state!

This is the sixth straight year Washington has topped the ranking determined by The League of American Bicyclists.

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