Bridge bike counts up!

Bridge bike counts  up!
Bike count on Spokane St Bridge in June was up 13% over June 2014, and up 12.4% for the year to date over same period last year. It is also obvious from daily data that a lot of people skipped work on Fridays! Or took 1st Ave Bridge home, or car or bus. Click link ...

Yes SDOT – Make Admiral Way Safe

Yes SDOT - Make Admiral Way Safe
We support the Admiral Way Safety Project . Several of our members live on the west slope of Admiral Way SW. We share the concerns of our neighbors for the safety of our parked cars. But we are more concerned about the lives and personal safety of the people who walk and ride bikes everyday ...

Pedalheads Kid Bike Camp in West Seattle until July 24th

Pedalheads Kid Bike Camp in West Seattle until July 24th
Pedalheads is here in West Seattle until July 24th.  What is Pedalheads?  From their website: Pedalheads is a safe, fun and challenging learn to ride bike camp for kids 2-12. Since 1995 we have taught over 175,000 kids how to ride. Using our own Pedalheads® teaching methods, we use small classes and exceptional instructors to ...

July 12 West Seattle STP #3

Save the date: Sunday July 12, 9:30 am Have you ever wanted to do the Seattle to Portland bike ride? Or even wanted to do the 1-day STP? And never trained for it? Or remembered to sign up in time? Here is your big fat chance! Do it in 2 hours easy, and end up ...

Chelan 5-way changes this summer

Chelan 5-way changes this summer
We received this welcome message today from Emily Ehlers at SDOT! Thank you again for participating in last year’s design workshop to help improve the West Seattle five-way intersection (Chelan, Delridge, W Marginal, Spokane, POS T5 access road).  We generated a lot of great ideas and enthusiasm. Your hard work has paid off!  This summer, ...

Parks & Arts Ride #1

Parks & Arts Ride #1
Two dozen young, middle-aged and older people on bikes had a great time this morning exploring and playing in Jack Block Park and north Delridge. We saw Coast Salish art, and a steel plant and trains. We rode down a Dead End that wasn’t, if you were on a bike, and went to a giant ...

Parks & Arts Ride – Saturday June 6

Parks & Arts Ride - Saturday June 6
Come ride with us this Saturday! Bring the family! 9:30 am at Jack Block Park, at the first set of restrooms and parking spaces. Ride details here  Parents please see the information for children riding their own bikes. A West Seattle Bike Connections / Cascade Bicycle Club ride.  If this one is a hit, we’ll ...

Bike Rodeo at the Junction

Bike Rodeo at the Junction
From our bike rodeo May 30 at KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Block Party at the Junction. Young riders gained confidence and riding skills, while having fun and earning prizes.  It was a Friday school and work day, without advance mention in KEXP’ s announcements, so most of our participants were 2 to 4 years old, on balance ...

Arena final EIS – SDOT/DPD responses

Arena final EIS - SDOT/DPD responses
The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed basketball/hockey arena in SODO has been published.  We commented –  major impacts to traffic that would affect travel by bike from West Seattle, and use of bikes to get to the Arena were not really considered in the draft EIS.  SDOT/DPD responses to our comment letter ...

East Marginal and Delridge – Your Opinions

Please take a look and fill out SDOT surveys for East Marginal Way S and Delridge if you use these corridors. Change is coming, and this is a way to have a little influence. East Marginal is “multimodal” because it is a vital artery for freight and bike traffic.  Delridge is a “multimodal corridor” because ...