Bike Everywhere Day 2016

Bike Everywhere Day 2016
Bike Everywhere! It was fun to see and meet lots of bike riders going all directions this morning!  All shapes and sizes of riders and rides.  From Fauntleroy and White Center, Alki and Pigeon Point. To SODO, Harbor Island, Kent, Downtown, Pioneer Square, South Lake Union, UW, Queen Anne and Pill Hill.  Going to daycare ...

Friday May 20: Bike Everywhere Day

Friday May 20: Bike Everywhere Day
Stop at our commute station! from 6 to 9 AM at the west end of the Spokane Low Bridge, where the trails meet.     West Seattle Bike Connections members will be bringing homemade cookies and bars to power your ride. Besides baked goods, we will have coffee, other beverages, bananas, bicycling information and on-the-spot ...

record bike count today

record bike count today
A record number of people crossed the Spokane St Bridge by bike today.  More are finding  this is a good, reliable way to avoid Viadoom. Previous high was 1,847, set on May 14, 2014.  Today, it was 2,525! With nice weather and Viaduct closure incentive, we should be able to set a monthly record for ...

Bike Routes to Downtown

Here are a few. We will add more as the Viaduct Closure looms and Bike Everywhere Month approaches. West shoreline route, flat and scenic, from Alki Point. White Center, as flat as it can be, with a hill between Puget Ridge and Pigeon Point down to the Spokane St Bridge. Alki to Downtown Downtown to ...

Viaduct Closure? Ride with us!

Viaduct Closure?  Ride with us!
Avoid the Viaduct closure traffic jams!    Test ride a bike commute route this Sunday, April 24 at 9:00 am. If you or people you know are interested, but uncertain, come join us and try it out!  If you ride a bike while Bertha has the viaduct shut down, you can save a seat on ...

Viaduct closed? Come ride with us 1

Viaduct closed? Come ride with us
“It was almost exactly 3 years ago that we first reported a Viaduct closure was possible when the tunneling machine went beneath it” Three years went by so fast! Bertha went so slow. But this is just in time for Bike Month (May). So, if some more people are able to take bikes to downtown ...

Joe to Move Seattle Oversight Committee

Joe to Move Seattle Oversight Committee
Good news tonight: WSBC member Joe Laubach has been selected to serve on the Move Seattle levy Oversight Committee! Here is what we said in recommending him: Joe will bring a balanced perspective on movement of people and goods in Seattle, with financial abilities the committee can use for oversight of Move Seattle’s progress. We ...

SW Spokane / Harbor / Avalon Safety

SW Spokane / Harbor / Avalon Safety
WSBC members Jodi Connolly, Bill Gobie and Don Brubeck met with President of Alki Community Council Tony Fragada and Seattle Chief Traffic Engineer Dongho Chang to look at opportunities to improve visibility and safety at SW Spokane/ Harbor SW/ Alki Trail/ SW Avalon Way intersection.   #1 problem: Coming down Spokane ramp, drivers in low cars ...

WSBC meeting March 2

We are meeting at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Tuesday, March 2 HomeStreet Bank, 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska St and you are invited. Please come join the discussion and planning to make riding a bike a great way to travel West Seattle. This month’s agenda includes safety at some key intersections and an ...

West Duwamish TRAIL FAIL 1

West Duwamish TRAIL FAIL
When several of us sent requests to SDOT to fix the notorious B.I.G tree root problem on the West Duwamish Trail at the north end of South Park, we thought maybe the SDOT Bike Program would be able to fix the problem, now that we helped pass the Move Seattle Levy to fund the program. ...