Tag Archive: Burke-Gilman Trail

Burke-Gilman Trail repairs this week; bike trail updates

Snoqualmie Valley Trail closure

Summer time is the best time for road and highway repairs, and I guess that’s true for bike trails as well.

Work is currently underway on the Burke-Gilman, Green River, East Lake Sammamish and Snoqualmie Valley bike trails.

For starters, Seattle’s Department of Transportation announced that a contractor would be working on the Burke-Gilman Trail …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/06/17/burke-gilman-trail-repairs-this-week-bike-trail-updates/

Vote for your favorite trails in Washington state

John Wayne Pioneer Trail near tunnel

 

What are your favorite trails in Washington state? Inquiring minds at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy want to know.

Actually, the nonprofit trails advocacy group has been featuring Washington trails all month long on its social media, including the RTC TrailBlog. To wrap up, they’d like our input on a “10 Best” blog post at the end …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/21/vote-for-your-favorite-trails-in-washington-state/

Vintage Washington map shows today’s rails-to-trail network

Dept. of Public Works map from 1928 Washington state

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a sucker for maps, especially older ones. Sometimes I think that’s one reason I like to explore by bicycle — it gives me a chance to follow those blue lines on a map at a snail’s pace.

So you can imagine my reaction when the Mountains to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/01/30/vintage-washington-map-shows-todays-rails-to-trail-network/

More work on Burke Gilman this week; mountain biking film on tap

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Don’t be concerned when you see work crews show up on the Burke-Gilman Trail near Mathews Beach starting today.

There won’t be any miles-long detours around work areas for months on end like those facing bicyclists last year.

The Seattle Department of Transportation is repairing the pavement on the Hall of Fame rail-to-trail between NE …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/12/04/more-work-on-burke-gilman-this-week-mountain-biking-film-showing/