August 4 public meeting – 35th Ave SW & Greenway

We need a well designed and well built Greenway  parallel to 35th Ave, with safe crossings of “I-35”.  Can you attend? SDOT public meeting including parallel Greenway planning: Thursday, Aug. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Neighborhood House High Point (6400 Sylvan Way SW). Low stress bike routes along the north-south spines of West ...

West Seattle STP is Sunday 7/10 – 9:15 am start

Let’s ride! Forecast looks great. SummerFest will be our finish celebration. Come join us! Details here.

California Way – Cars and Bikes Win

California Way - Cars and Bikes Win
Kudos to SDOT Pothole Rangers for response to request on California Way downhill lane. Pavement was sinking, cracked, holding water and potentially ice on route down to Seacrest. Al J sent request last week. Pothole Rangers started fixing yesterday.

Duwamish Trail – Cars win

SDOT, this is not what we had in mind for fixing the tree root disaster on the Duwamish Trail at north end of South Park. Roadway was just patched for vehicles so they can keep going 40-50 mph. Trail worse than ever. Unaware bike riders can be thrown into traffic here. We’ve been asking for ...

Disaster Relief Trials in West Seattle – Sep 25

Disaster Relief Trials in West Seattle - Sep 25
Morgan Scherer and Al Jackson began planning routes for the Disaster Relief Trials 2016. It will be on September 25, during Summer Parkways in West Seattle. Want to test ride some routes with us? Training games for cargo bikes, bikes with trailers, family bikes to deliver goods, messages, people after an earthquake or other disaster ...

West Seattle STP Ride – Sunday July 10

Have you ever wanted to do the Seattle to Portland bike ride? Or even wanted to do the 1-day STP? And never trained for it? Here is your big fat chance! Do it in 2 hours, and end up at a huge finish line party! One week before Cascade’s big STP, so perfect for training ...

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 ...