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Planning for New Protected Bike Lanes in Northeast Seattle

The Seattle Department of Transportation is pitching new bike routes as safe infrastructure for all ages.
April 18, 2015, 9am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) staff hosted an open house on Tuesday to present conceptual plans for improving bike routes in northeast Seattle between East Green Lake Way N and 20th Avenue NE," reports Scott Bonjukian.

"Most of the project will simply be the installation of standard plastic posts between the existing bike lanes and vehicle lanes on Ravenna Boulevard. The project will also extend protected bike lanes (PBL) east to 15th Avenue NE, install new PBLs on Cowen Place and the Cowen Park Bridge, and create a two-way route for bicyclists on NE 62nd Street."

Bonjukian shares details about the mood at the open house, disclosing that he's a regular rider of Ravenna Boulevard, as well as the project details that are available to this point. Bonjukian does a good job of drilling down on the details of intersection configurations and the like, most of which can also be found at the project website.

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Published on Friday, April 17, 2015 in The Urbanist
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