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Getting There: Danish planner may show us how bikes can be a greater part of Spokane’s future

To show what might be possible for bicycling in Spokane, City Councilman Breean Beggs has brought Troels Andersen, a Danish cycling planner, to Spokane to help lead discussions this week …


Electric scooters, bikes zip back into town Monday

More than 500 Lime electric scooters and bikes will return to Spokane beginning Monday, available for use during Bike to Work week.


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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. …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …”


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 …


Getting There: Bicyclists hit the streets

Don’t be surprised if you see more bicycle riders on Spokane-area roads this week.