2015 SDOT budget – West Seattle priorities

2015 SDOT budget - West Seattle priorities
We have a new bike master plan. Now we need to fund the design and construction. The budget for next year is being developed right now. We have given this input to the City Council’s Transportation Committee, the Mayor’s office, and SDOT’s new director Scott Kubly.  If you have other priorities or agree with these, ...

Mon 7/21 Meeting with SDOT – Fauntleroy Boulevard Project

Mon 7/21 Meeting with SDOT - Fauntleroy Boulevard Project
Monday, July 21, 6:30 to 7:45 pm at West Seattle Branch Library, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W.  (north of Admiral Way and Metropolitan Market) West Seattle Bike Connections and West Seattle Transportation Coalition are meeting with SDOT representatives to review and provide input to redesign of Fauntleroy Way SW from 35th Ave SW to SW Alaska ...

2014 West Seattle STP Ride!

2014 West Seattle STP Ride!
About 30 of us rode the 2014 (second annual) West Seattle STP  today! Beautiful day for it.  We made it from SW Seattle St to SW Portland St in an hour at a very social pace, with a few of us walking and pushing up a couple of the climbs, and were at Summer Fest ...

Bike corral for West Seattle! 1

Thank you to City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen and SDOT! The West Seattle Junction is gaining a new amenity for our community. A “bike corral” for on-street bike parking will be coming soon to California Avenue SW at SW Alaska St in the heart of the West Seattle Junction. More customers will have convenient parking without congesting ...

Tuesday, July 1 – WSBC Monthly Meeting

6:30 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank, 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska St, Seattle WA 98116 Open meeting. You are invited to join us for planning activities and events, including the West Seattle mini-STP, meetings with SDOT on Fauntleroy Way SW, bike corral projects, funding to implement the Bicycle Master Plan in West Seattle, SODO ...

One bike corral for West Seattle – now!

One bike corral for West Seattle - now!
            BIKE CORRAL COUNT 2012      SEA     8    WS  0 2013      SEA    16   WS  0 2014      SEA    30   WS  0?   (projected.  25 now) Bikes are good for local business districts.  When we travel by bike, we shop and dine locally, instead of at malls and big boxes.  Bike corrals ...

2014 West Seattle STP ride!

2014 West Seattle STP ride!
9:45 am Sunday, July 13 meet at Hamilton Viewpoint Park and ride from Seattle to Portland in 2 hours instead of two days! (SW Seattle Street in the North Admiral neighborhood to SW Portland Street in Fauntlee Hills) then back to West Seattle Summerfest at the California Junction.  Final details are in our Calendar listing. ...

White Center Bike Corral – Outreach Meeting

White Center Bike Corral - Outreach Meeting
We had six members at the outreach meeting with about the same number of merchants from the 9600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center just south of Roxbury where Proletariat Pizza and Cafe Delia would like to have a bike corral for customers. Parking for a dozen customers arriving by bike instead of ...

Stuck Bridge – Unstuck 1

Stuck Bridge - Unstuck
Spokane Street Bridge is fixed now. Was stuck this afternoon not quite closed after a ship traffic opening from ~ 5 pm to ~ 7. Some riders called for bail out rides. Others rode to 1st Ave Bridge. Others rode back downtown (toward work! ) and took the King County Water Taxi. Thank you to ...

Help Support a Bike Corral in White Center!

Help Support a Bike Corral in White Center!
On Tuesday, June 17th*, 6pm at Luso Food and Wine (9614 16th Ave SW) we are meeting with local residents and business owners along 16th Ave to discuss the need for a bike corral in White Center.   We’d like to encourage more families and cyclists to ride into the neighborhood. The community has been approved ...