Critical mass attendance usually drops as we head deeper into fall, but October is usually well attended and seen as one of the better rides of the year because of the Halloween spirit. A few more photos of bikers in costumes below, the whole set is here. Happy Halloween Huggers!
After months of planning, discussions and set backs, the Bike Master Plan comes before the City Council for a vote. Show up and support at the upcoming meeting:
City Hall, City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
600 4th Avenue
Monday, November 5, 2 p.m.
The Bike Master Plan (BMP) was initiated by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) with the help of consulting firm Toole Design. The plan includes improvements to on-road cycling and public policy changes to complete Seattle’s current disjointed bicycling network.
Happy Halloween from Pum’kin head Pug and all of us at Bike Hugger
Late-breaking news from Cascade yesterday, regarding a budget amendment that was introduced on Monday. The amendment would provide $6.8 Million to complete the Burke-Gilman trail within the City of Seattle.
From Cascade’s Breaking News:
Attend the City Council Budget Hearing on Tuesday, October 30 and offer your support for funding for the Burke-Gilman Trail. Each citizen is allowed 3 minutes maximum to address the Council. Arrive at 5 p.m. to secure your place in line. Address:
City of Seattle Budget Hearing TODAY!! Tuesday, October 30, 5:30 p.m. City Hall, City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor 600 4th Avenue
If you can’t attend the hearing, call or email the Council on Tuesday Oct. 30 between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The phone number is 206-684-8821 and the email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those of us “regulars” on the Burke are all-too-familiar with the missing link in the Ballard neighborhood, sending cyclists and other users through rough industrial roads and over parallel and rather precarious train tracks. The completion of this section is a huge win for the thousands of multi-purpose users through Ballard each year.