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. ...

WSBC Feb 2 meeting invitation

Our monthly meeting is this Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska St. Come if you can, to participate. plan. propose.  Agenda includes: Delridge-Highland Park Greenway – report from SBAB & SDOT mtgs. Next? Chelan 5-way intersection – report from SBAB & SDOT mtgs Seattle Neighborhood Greenways 20/25 campaign ...

Delridge-Highland Park Greenway follow up

Delridge-Highland Park Greenway follow up
We love the Delridge-Highland Park Greenway!  We pushed to include it in the Bicycle Master Plan update, and to give it high priority for funding, so it is great to see it happening.  Lots of good things about it will make it a safer, more pleasant route for people walking and on bikes doing everything ...

Bridge Break with Brad

Bridge Break with Brad
Thank you to Brad Loetel for being there where the trails meet under the bridge every dark, wet. and chilly Thursday morning, with hot coffee, breakfast treats, quick mechanical checks and conversation on the morning commute. Fixed two flats for people in the couple of minutes this rider stopped this week. Support your local bike ...