Monday, July 18, Brings New Combined Alaskan Way Trail

Washington State Department of Transportation announced the opening Monday, July 18, of a new west-side combined-use trail from King Street to just past the Coast Guard facility.  Check this link which shows the new trail  http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR99/HolgateToKing/BikePed.htm.

One of SDOT’s most popular publications, the Seattle Bicycling Guide Map is now better than ever. The map presents information about cycling in Seattle in a clear, easy-to-use, and friendly format. The 2011 edition includes a fresh cover, updated maps, and new information about facilities including green bike lanes, bike boxes, and signed routes. You can download the map, view it on this website, or order a paper copy, free of charge, using the form.

New facilities shown on the 2011 map include Chief Sealth Trail extension, Ship Canal Trail extension, 30 miles of signed routes, 20 miles of new bikes lanes and sharrows, including, Greenwood Avenue N, S Columbian Way, Roosevelt Way NE, S Alaska Street, Cherry Street, E Jefferson Street, and Taylor Avenue N, and buffered bike lanes on N 130th Street, Admiral Way SW and 7th Avenue.

Seattle’s bike map is updated annually to reflect progress made in building the 450-mile bikeway network recommended in the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan. Over the past three years, SDOT has installed 40 percent of the bike lanes and sharrows described in the plan.

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