Worries over Seaview Ave. pedestrians

A Sunset Hill resident wrote the Seattle Times “Bumper to Bumper” section with concerns about the fading crosswalk in front of the bus stop near Golden Gardens on Seaview Ave. Maria Rosa Hidalgo says she’s worried that as summer traffic increases — and the slide keeps the upper access closed — someone might get hit. […]

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Big turnout for Bike to Work Day

Ballard bicyclists represented this morning during Bike To Work Day. Before 7:45 a.m., volunteers had counted more than 360 cyclists going by a commute station behind Hales Ales in Frelard. No doubt the simply glorious weather – and high gas prices – probably had something to do with the big turnout. The yearly event has […]

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The Aurora Bridge speed trap

Seattle motorcycle cops are back at it today at the north end of the Aurora Bridge, catching northbound speeders. We see them there a few times a month — the only consistent speed trap we’re familiar with in the general Ballard-Phinney-Fremont area (anyone else know of any?) While I would normally whine about speed traps, […]

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