Brian Fairbrother Bike Tragedy Leads to Safety Installation on Lake Union

SEATTLE — For people who ride bicycles in Downtown Seattle, there can be surprises around every corner. The Seattle Department of Transportation just got rid of one of those surprises right along Fairview Avenue, where tragedy created awareness and a solution.

The DOT installed posts on the sidewalk along Fairview Avenue to slow down […]

Safe Streets Social – Slow ride to honor the fallen and support each other (9/24)

From our friends at the Seattle Bike Blog — the memorial rally is set for this Saturday.

Date: September 24 Time: Meet at 3, ride at 4 Place: South Lake Union Park (Moving Planet will be wrapping up) Route: We will ride to the memorials created for Mike Wang, Brian Fairbrother and Robert Townsend.

The […]

A note from the editor about our upcoming Bike accident tribute issue

Regarding our upcoming Tribute issue for Mike Wang, Robert Townsend, and Brian Fairbrother. We’ve been touched by the response . To clarify deadlines for those of you emailing about that, we want this to be very nice! These men deserve a beautiful job so we do not want rushed stories. But keep in mind that this is […]

Fairbrother memorial will march from South Lake Union Vivace to Volunteer Park

All are welcome! Join our community Vivace Espresso is inviting you to join a memorial march for Brian Fairbrother on Tuesday, September 13th. The event will start at his workplace, the Vivace coffeehouse next to the REI store in South Lake Union, continue at the crash site and then at a picnic at Volunteer Park. Someone […]

Second tragic Lake Union bike accident of the summer claims another beloved local

With raw grief still palpable over the hit-and-run death of Mike Wang this summer, another legendary local man has died as a result of injuries received Aug 30. Following is the report (with permission) from the Seattle Times:

For thousands of Seattleites over the years, Brian Fairbrother was the face of morning.

A longtime barista […]