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Bike lanes coming to major roadways in Edmonds

Firdale Avenue, 100th Ave. W, Walnut St./Bowdoin Way, 228th St. SW, 80th Ave. W

 

October 3, 2019

Brian Soergel

This section of Bowdoin Way is among several which will soon have bike lanes. The lanes are aimed at improving connections to Sound Transit stations and increasing the physical activity of the community, said transportation engineer Bertrand Hauss.

In a move aimed at increasing bicycle access throughout the city, Sound Transit has awarded Edmonds $1.85 million to, according to City transportation engineer Bertrand Hauss, make it easier and safer for both cyclists and pedestrians to get to and from Sound Transit stations.

The project will almost double the length of bike lanes throughout the city.

In 2016, Sound Transit 3 included up to $10 million for each of Sound Transit's five areas, Snohomish County being one of them. Edmonds submitted a grant application in spring.

"This is exciting news for our community," says Edmonds mayor an...



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