Thursday, May 24, 2012

2012 Seattle Bicycle Maps Now Available

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)'s new bike maps is now , including a pocket size version, are now available which include most recent bike projects, a variety of information on safe biking, rules of the road and descriptions with graphics of bike signs and permanent markings used in Seattle.

The map presents information about cycling in Seattle in a clear, easy-to-use, and friendly format. The 2012 edition includes a fresh cover, an updated maps and graphics and descriptions about facilities including green bike lanes, bike boxes, and bike dots.

To plan a trip ahead of time, an online bike map is available and routes can be selected by frequency of riding.

Go here to request a free copy or call the Bike Alliance of Washington at (206) 224-9252.
SDOT is also conducting a survey for riders to show where they make or would like to makei bike trips using the interactive mapping tool as it updates its 2012 master plan which recommends a 450-mile network of bike facilities that, when fully implemented by 2017, puts more than 95 percent of Seattle’s residents within one-quarter mile of a bike facility. 

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