Tag: bike trail
Seemingly continuous rainfall the past few weeks in the Puget Sound area has led to closures on bicycle trails used for recreation and commuting. Even with an interruption in the rain forecast for this weekend, it will be a while before the flood waters recede and the messes are cleaned up.
Preston Snoqualmie Trail — …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2020/02/07/when-it-rains-in-western-washington-it-also-floods-bicycle-trails/
A break in the dreary winter weather in Seattle made for a rare sunny day on Sunday. Local bicycle riders answered the call with a visit to the area’s newest bicycling attraction — the 520 Bike Trail across the WA 520 bridge.
The floating bridge replaced an older structure, dating originally to 1963, that carried …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2018/01/15/bicyclists-flock-to-new-bike-trail-on-wa-520-bridge/
Work crews are plowing ahead this fall to turn a 4.5-mile segment of the old BNSF railroad tracks between Renton and Bellevue into a bicycle-friendly trail by the first of the year.
Most of the rails already have been pulled from the Eastside Rail Corridor Trail between Coulon Park in Renton and Newcastle Beach Park …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2017/12/14/eastside-rail-corridor-trail-suddenly-taking-shape-in-renton-newcastle-and-bellevue/
The goal of connecting Port Townsend with the rest of the Olympic Discovery Trail got a major boost last month when Jefferson County leaders voted to study the feasibility of possible trail routes linking the city to the rest of the trail.
The Olympic Discovery Trail is envisioned as a 126-mile-long bicycle trail along the …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/12/06/plans-moving-ahead-to-close-gap-on-olympic-peninsula-trail/
Repairs to flood protection structures on the Snoqualmie River between Duvall and Carnation will force a closure on the popular Snoqualmie Valley Trail between now and Oct. 31.
Date of the closure is set to begin June 1, but crews already had the trail closed down today.
The work will block off-road access between Duvall …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/05/28/snoqualmie-valley-trail-segment-closed-all-summer-between-duvall-and-carnation/
A central section of the Green River Trail that passes through Kent is now open for bicycle traffic, after being closed since March 2014. This is great timing, because it coincides with some spring-like weather this weekend.
If you’re looking to ride your bike someplace you haven’t visited in a while this weekend, then I’d …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/02/13/green-river-trail-reopens-to-bicycling-in-kent/
The first section of rail-trail on the main stem of the old BNSF railroad corridor east of Seattle opens in Kirkland on Saturday as the city hosts a “Seahawks-style” celebration.
The official opening of the Cross Kirkland Corridor (see map) puts the city of Kirkland way ahead of its neighboring jurisdictions — King County, Bellevue, and …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/01/31/cross-kirkland-corridor-bike-trail-officially-opens-saturday/
It could be called “The Bike Trail to Nowhere.”
A 1.3-mile section of Pierce County’s scenic Foothills National Recreation Trail is paved, bridged and waiting for cyclists, hikers and horse riders. There’s just one hitch — there’s no good way to get to it.
Access from the trail in South Prairie in the west is blocked by private …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2014/10/26/gaining-access-to-orphaned-section-of-foothills-trail-in-pierce-county/
The 1-mile section of Whitehorse Trail washed out by the devastating Oso landslide in March will be restored with funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The rail-trail corridor rolls along the North Fork Stillaguamish River for 27 miles between Arlington and Darrington. The trail, still covered in the original railroad ballast, was damaged in …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/20/whitehorse-trail-washout-will-get-fema-funds/
We’ve all heard about rails to trails. How about roads to trails?
That is what happened to the old Highway 1 through the scenic Devil’s Slide overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The state last year moved Highway 1 (aka Cabrillo Highway) up the slope and through a set of tunnels. San Mateo County restored the old …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2014/04/02/closed-road-through-californias-devils-slide-reopens-as-bike-trail/