Stories tagged: bike to work week
Fri., May 11, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Get free coffee, pizza and swag during Spokane’s Bike to Work Week
Start with the pancakes and end with a beer. That’s right, Monday starts Bike to Work week.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 5 p.m.
Bike to Work Week puts focus on Spokane’s growing bicycle routes
Bike to Work Week starts Monday with a pancake breakfast in Riverfront Park.
Fri., May 22, 2015
Online registry should help police return stolen bicycles to owners
Since bikes were invented, bikes have been stolen. Returning bicycles to their rightful owners may get a bit easier in Spokane, thanks to a new online tool the city unveiled …
Mon., May 18, 2015
City starts sidewalk, curb upgrades to increase transit access
Transit riders in Spokane are going to benefit from a project this year to add sidewalks and handicapped-accessible curb ramps so they can get to their buses more easily. In …
Mon., July 9, 2012
Getting There: Fancher Beacon tower taken down
The historic Fancher Beacon tower that once held a powerful rotating light for early aviation is now gone from atop Beacon Hill in east Spokane. Named after Maj. John T. …
Mon., May 21, 2012
Getting There: Work on second corridor circle begins
Construction crews are launching yet another step in the multistage construction of the North Spokane Corridor. Work will start today on a second roundabout on North Freya Street to handle …
Tue., May 1, 2012
Before riding bicycle, check helmet’s size, fit, useful life
It’s Bike Month in Spokane. Do you know where your helmet is? If you’re pretty sure it’s either in the garage or under your ski boots – but not entirely …
Mon., May 16, 2011
Getting There: State designing upgrades for I-90
Big freeway improvements take so long to plan and build that state engineers have already started design work on improvements to Interstate 90 from Barker to Harvard roads even though …
Mon., April 18, 2011
Support for road and transit fixes wanes at wallet
Transportation projects enjoy wide public support in Spokane, but that support drops when people are asked if they would pay specific taxes for them. A survey of 353 respondents in …
Sun., Jan. 2, 2011
Paths proliferate for bicyclists, but fatalities haunt region
The death last month of a Spokane bicycle commuter – the third bicycling fatality in the city in less than a year – underscores the stakes in the ongoing transformation …
Fri., May 21, 2010
KEA plans bike event in Coeur d’Alene
To celebrate Bike to Work Week, the Kootenai Environmental Alliance will host a free bicycle event in Coeur d’Alene on Saturday called The Roots Pursuit.
Thu., May 20, 2010
Bike ride emphasizes safety and sharing roadways
Ted Chauvin wasn’t able to bike to work this week. In fact, he isn’t able to ride at all. The cyclist was on a training ride April 15 in preparation …
Thu., May 20, 2010
Editorial: Bike event encourages cooperative community
When Spokane streets fill for Bloomsday or Hoopfest, proud organizers smile and think about getting all those recreational athletes to come back next year. But planners of Bike to Work …
Mon., May 17, 2010
As Bike to Work Week begins, cycling advocate weighs in
A blogger once called John Speare “the czar of Spokane bicycle riding.” It’s not a claim he would make himself. That’s not how he rolls. He likes team efforts. But …
Sun., May 16, 2010
What a time to examine our area’s varied cyclists
Sooner or later, a bike rider in Spokane is going to hear it. “You people …”
Mon., May 11, 2009
Event has cyclists going the extra mile
Don’t be surprised if you see more bicycle riders on Spokane-area roads this week. This is the second annual Bike to Work Week in Spokane, an event that could draw …
Sun., May 10, 2009, 6:25 p.m.
Getting There: Bicyclists hit the streets
Don’t be surprised if you see more bicycle riders on Spokane-area roads this week.