Author Archives: Paul Tolme

WA Bikes Supporting Legislation to Make Electric Bikes More Affordable

Electric bikes are a practical and healthy solution for addressing the climate crisis and transforming […]

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Helmets Yes, Helmet Laws No

Washington Bikes and Cascade Bicycle Club encourage and support helmet use but oppose criminalizing people […]

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Cascade and Washington Bikes Support Decriminalizing Helmet Use

A new study shows that Black people have been disproportionately ticketed in Seattle for violating […]

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Major Progress on Washington’s Longest Bike Trail

A bike bridge over the Columbia River is among approximately $10 million in projects underway […]

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The Safety Stop: Why it Improves Safety, and When You Must Still Stop

WHAT IS THE SAFETY STOP? The “Safety Stop” law that went into effect on Oct. […]

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Washington ‘Safety Stop’ Law for People Riding Bikes Goes Into Effect Oct. 1

People riding bikes can treat a stop sign as a yield if the coast is […]

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The Legacy of Cooper Jones: How a Family’s Loss Led to Washington’s ‘Share the Road’ License Plates

David Jones got the call he will never forget in the early evening of June […]

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