REMINDER: Today’s Seattle Likes Bikes ride leaves tonight at 5:00 from Gasworks!!!
WHAT: A ride of enough cyclists in a loop thru lower Fremont at rush hour . This will be a legal ride, which means we ride two by two and obey all traffic laws.
WHY: The city has caved to pressure from businesses and developers and decided to go against the recommendations of the Bicycle Master Plan and leave a six-block gap in bike lanes between 34th & 40th on Stone Way N, leaving this vital corridor unsafe for cyclists.
If the city feels they can eliminate bicycle lanes as desired for commercial interests, no part of our bicycle network is safe! Read the Cascade Bicycle Club’s excellent description of the situation here.
WHO: All cyclists who are concerned about responsible community-planning and preventing private interests from trumping public safety.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 1st, 2007. We’ll meet up briefly at Gasworks Park at 4:30 (like now…oops, long day). Then we’ll start riding around the following loop, counter-clockwise, following all traffic laws. If you can’t make it until later just join in on the loop!