The Interstate 5 construction project that begins today in Seattle is projected to create major traffic hassles all the way into Tacoma as 130,000 vehicles per day are re-routed from I-5 onto surface streets. For those who try to avoid or bypass the mess and give bike commuting a try, here are Seattle area bike commute resources:
- Bicycle Alliance of Washington Bike Buddy program pairs the new bike commuter with an experienced and trained volunteer who will help you with route selection, safe riding in traffic, bike commute gear, taking your bike on the bus and other helpful tips and tricks.
- Seattle bike map.
- Seattle bike routes as listed in bikely.com.
- Bike Commute Tips.
- Commuting 101 at CommuteByBike.com.
- Bike Seattle blog.
- City of Seattle bicycling resources includes links to other local resources.