Chelan 5-Way Intersection – Waiting for Green

It’s not a wonderful place to be walking or riding a bike, even when the east bound push button is working. It’s hazardous going westbound with a narrow, twisty turn around a pillar to the crosswalk on a blind curve at the Delridge ramp.  Lately, the ped crossing push button on the island has not ...

35th Ave SW Safety Corridor – time for input

One car crash every 3.4 days for the past 10 years. 40% of the crashes include injuries, many to people trying to cross on foot or on bikes, and five fatalities. Initial public input meeting on 35th Avenue SW Safety Corridor Project last night: Well attended, well moderated by Jim Curtin, SDOT project manager, who ...

Greenways: Tell SDOT What You Think

Greenways: Tell SDOT What You Think
Have you biked, walked, or driven (gasp!) on one of the designated Greenways around Seattle?  Do you know there’s an existing Greenway in West Seattle that connects Delridge to Highland Park along 26th Ave SW? There is a plan to build a network of 250 miles of neighborhood greenways in 20 years.  If you have ...

Tues 10/7 WSBC Mtg & Presentation 1

6:30 pm at Winship residence, 3438 36th Ave SW Come participate in an online presentation and discussion on solutions to modal conflicts: Port Activity and Bicycle Commuting Between West Seattle and Downtown by Brian Wood and Bon Provenzano, students in Alon Bassok’s Transportation Choices and Technology class UW Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Master ...

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 ...