proposed SDOT 2015-2016 budget

Here it is. What do you think? This is for two years and in the 2nd year it does not count on renewal of the Bridging the Gap Levy. This week’s puzzler:  How much of the $429M 2015 budget is for bike facilities?

PARK(ing) Day – fun and games

PARK(ing) Day - fun and games
PARK(ing) Day at the West Seattle Junction – fun and games and bike blender smoothies with fresh fruit and Husky Deli ice cream! PARK(ing) Day happens once a year, on the third Friday in September, and is an opportunity for any Seattleite to temporarily turn parking spaces into public places. The event raises awareness about ...

Sept 19 – Parking Day

Sept 19 - Parking Day
Aarrrrgh, maties, the Nineteenth ‘o the Ninth Month be not only Paaaarghking Day, but Talk Like a Pirate Day as well. So, ye’d best be slipping away off to California and Alaska in the great Southwest ‘o Seattle to raid our peculiar small PAARGHKlet. Take the water taxi if ye must, sail about a little ...

9/23 SDOT Fauntleroy Blvd Project Open House

9/23 SDOT Fauntleroy Blvd Project Open House
From SDOT Fauntleroy Way SW Boulevard Project Open House Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:00-7:00 PM Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 SW Oregon Street Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will be holding an open house for the Fauntleroy Way SW Boulevard Project. SDOT is designing improvements to Fauntleroy Way SW between 35th Avenue SW and ...

South Park Fiestas Patrias

South Park Fiestas Patrias
Fiestas Patrias in South Park! Bike info for families and fitting helmets from Cascade Bicycle Club to kids and adults. And, cumbia, salsa, mariachi, banda, hula and belly dancing right next to us! With Theresa, Jason, Kathy, Bob and Don.

South Park Progress!

South Park Progress!
South Portland Street storm sewers and paving are happening in South Park! West Duwamish Trail connection into the north end of South Park will change from S Holden St to  S Portland St after an extension of the trail is built along West Marginal Way S from S Holden to S Portland. Bob Winship and ...

A Welcome Traffic Alert for East Marginal Way S

Traffic Advisory September 12, 2014 -from SDOT Lane closures on East Marginal Way next week [N of Hanford] Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will pave [YAY!!!!] from Hanford north to 2200 block on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., ...

Saturday 9/13 Fiestas Patrias in South Park

Fiestas Patrias is this Saturday in South Park. It is a great community celebration! We’ll be there with helmets from Cascade Bicycle Club and bike info — would you like to volunteer for a couple of hours? We’ll be at SeaMar Plaza 11-4 Especially would be good to have Spanish speaking volunteers. Reply here or ...

Tuesday 9/2 WSBC monthly meeting

6:30 to 8:00 pm at HomeStreet Bank on SW Alaska Street near 41st Ave SW just east of the West Seattle Junction. Open meeting  – you  are invited to meet, plan and report on activities and share your ideas about bike transportation in, to and from West Seattle. We can use new volunteers for Greenways, ...

Sad day downtown for all of us

Sad day downtown for all of us
A tragic day in a week filled with mayhem caused by lawless and inattentive driving of motor vehicles. Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of Sher Kung, killed on Second Avenue today in a crash with a truck whose driver did not see her and failed to yield the right of ...