Seattle Just Ain’t What it Used to Be, Bikewise…


In 1902 the Seattle Times said, “Probably [in] no city in the United States is there a system of bicycle paths so excellently conceived, so well constructed and kept constantly in as good repair as are those in and around the city of Seattle”.

For a sad overview of how we got here, read Knute Berger’s Crosscut series.  This quote was from today’s installment.


We can not say the same today.  We’ve got a long way to go.. .   So far, in fact, when I look at this photo from the article, I can’t help thinking, “is that woman texting?!”

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