The Seattle-area cities of Bellevue and Sammamish will be considering proposals for bicycle access on the parkway around Lake Sammamish in the next week. While the Bellevue proposal is going to a City Council vote and has bicyclists up in arms, …
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(Updated July 30, 2005: See “Money for Cycling in Transportation bill passed by Congress.”)Bicyclists could benefit when Congress rolls out the pork barrel this year.
A highway funding bill includes more than $242 million for building bike and hike paths and trails in the US. It also includes an ambitious safe-routes-to-school program to get school kids out of their parents' cars and encourage them to ride bicycles or walk to school.
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An analysis concludes that Bellevue's plan for improvements to West Lake Sammamish Parkway could actually make the road more hazardous to bicyclists than it is today.
The city's proposal for improvements to the 5.5-mile, two-lane road calls for no bikes …
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(Updated March 21) Motorists in Utah will have to give bicycle riders 3 feet of clearance when they pass, according to a bill that Gov. Jon Huntsman was expected to sign on Friday.
The signing of the bill is only a partial victory …
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Bicycling advocates are fighting for the addition of bike lanes to proposed improvements to the dangerous West Lake Sammamish Parkway in Bellevue. Currently, the city's staff is proposing a multi-use trail on the southbound shoulder that forces northbound and southbound bicycle riders and pedestrians to share the same 8- to 10-foot space. Bellevue City Council meetings on the issue are coming up.
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