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Friday, June 29, 2018
Trump Tariffs and E-Bikes
As most E-bikes are made in China,
the increase in tariffs may greatly slow down E-bike sales in the
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Bellevue Bike Share Pilot
As the colorful dockless bike-shares, which began operating last summer in Seattle, stray past city boundaries, some suburban cities want to come along for the ride.
Bothell was the first suburb
to issue permits for bike-share companies after bikes began popping up around town, most likely propelled north by the Burke-Gilman Trail.
And now Bellevue is set to launch its own dockless
The city is starting small, permitting only 400 bikes at the pilot’s launch (roughly one for every 350 residents), and is only allowing e-bikes, which Bellevue says will “make the service accessible to a wider variety of potential users.”
Friday, June 8, 2018
Cascade Bicycle Club - June Schedule
Cascade offers both free rides and training in June.
Check calendar here.
Upcoming I-90 ramp closures - June 7 to 22
Sound Transit work alert.
Progress continues on the steel installation for the 77th Avenue head house. In the coming weeks, crews will continue to install steel supports, storm drains and will begin backfilling portions of the work area.
To do so, both the east- and westbound Island Crest Way HOV ramps are planned to close daily during off-peak hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., throughJune 22.
Drivers can use the West Mercer Way and 76th Avenue Southeast westbound on-ramps and the West Mercer Way and 77th Avenue eastbound off-ramps during these closures.
Full text here.