Destination Data Countdown: Favorite Things About Seattle—Bike Culture
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Today we’re taking you outdoors on our quest to tell you everything we love about Seattle (and the Pacific Northwest). If you’ve been around town lately, you would have noticed the throngs of people flocking to bask in the sunshine, play in the water, and maybe a few more bicyclists out (riding for fun or commuting to and from work).
A few words from Isaac:
I have been commuting in Seattle for over 22 years now. I fell in love with cycling in Seattle when the craze was all mountain bikes (I still own my first road bike). There are so many amazingly scenic bicycle routes from Fremont to Downtown (where I live). I am constantly reminded that I get to live in a very beautiful city. One of the routes that takes me home is from Fremont to Magnolia, then to the Olympic Sculpture Park. This route drops me right off at my plot in the Belltown P-Patch. I love gardening, I love growing flowers and vegetables, harvesting and weeding, and being a small part of the gardening community here in Seattle. Oh did I mention I just rode the STP [Seattle to Portland] ride?
Take a look at Isaac’s viz below (made using Tableau 8.2 and Story Points): see his bike commute route to work and home (Elliot Bay trail), find out more about the P-Patch community in Seattle, and learn about the famous STP (Seattle to Portland) bike ride, which just took place last weekend.
You can find Isaac on Twitter (occasionally) at @isaacobezo.
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