Volunteers needed by Sept. 29 to help count bicyclists and pedestrians

September 24, 2015

NEW — Noon Sept. 24, 2015

About 400 volunteers are needed to help count the number of people who ride bicycles or walk to their destinations during an annual three-day survey, starting Sept. 29.

In 2014, more than 72,000 bicyclists and pedestrians were counted by volunteers in communities across Washington. Volunteer registration is now open and many locations still have shifts that have not been filled.

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City celebrates Bike to Work Day

May 12, 2015

Join city employees and other community members for annual Bike to Work Day May 15.

The city will set up commuter stations from 6-9 a.m., where cyclists can grab free snacks and learn more about bicycle commuting, along the bike route along state Route 900 and Northwest Sammamish Road.

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May 20, 2014

Bike, cars can get along better

May 16 was Bike to Work Day, and thousands of two-wheeled commuters took to the road. The mere thought of a cyclist can start some drivers’ blood boiling, and cyclists, too, find themselves frustrated by inconsiderate motorists.

Bikes on the roads are here to stay, and indeed, if current trends hold, will be an ever-growing presence. More work must be done to help bikes and cars co-exist, and two of the biggest missing ingredients are predictability and education.

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