Almost every Sunday during the summer, a segment of Lake Washington Boulevard is closed to cars for the benefit of bicyclists and pedestrians.
For Sarah Hufbauer and her family, Bicycle Sundays are those rare days when the cyclists rule Lake Washington Boulevard.
From their Madrona home, Hufbauer, her husband and two kids still had to cycle cautiously on side streets to reach the no-car zone, which starts south of Mount Baker Beach and ends at Seward Park’s entrance.
“It’d be nice if it went a little bit farther (north),” said Hufbauer, who commutes on her bicycle to her job in Capitol Hill.
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Each summer the city’s Department of Parks & Recreation and Cascade Bicycle Club sponsor Bicycle Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year the event is every Sunday from May 3 through Sept. 27, except for July 5 and 26 and Aug. 2.
Parents say the event lets them ride with their children without worrying about cars and trucks.
Joe Easterday, 42, rode with his 5-year-old, Helen, on Lake Washington Boulevard. This will be Helen’s second summer of Bicycle Sundays, Easterday said, and soon she won’t need training wheels.
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