Bikes + Trucks + Trains – West Seattle to Downtown 1

Bikes + Trucks + Trains - West Seattle to Downtown
Alon Bassok teaches in UW Civil Engineering’s Masters of Sustainable Transportation program. His class chose to look at commuting by bike from West Seattle to downtown through the Port area.  Coincidentally,  Alon lives in West Seattle and rides a bike, in addition to being extremely knowledgeable about freight mobility, so he could give them some ...

Thurs Nov 13 Tweed Ride – WS Bridge to Proletariat

Thurs Nov 13 Tweed Ride - WS Bridge to Proletariat
Dress in your warmest, tweediest, and join us for a social ride, food and drink! Meet at precisely 5:30 p.m. under the West Seattle Bridge where the trails meet, and ride to White Center.

SXSW

SXSW
South Seattle – Can you get there from West Seattle? Yes, but it may not be for everyone. Could be lot better. Here is a start at some maps of routes. Easy grades and fairly quiet streets are possible if you go all the way to the International District and double back on 12th S. ...

Fauntleroy Blvd Project – please contact Council now

Council Member Rasmussen is proposing to add construction funding to next year’s budget for the Fauntleroy Boulevard project. It includes key bike and road safety improvements, and is funded through design but not for construction. Will you help by emailing City Council members to boost support? Needed by end of day Wednesday. http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/FauntleroyWySWBlvd.htm http://www.seattle.gov/council/councilcontact.htm Sally ...

Vigil Walk for Zeytuna – Columbia City

Vigil Walk for Zeytuna - Columbia City
Some of us participated in a walk and meeting today for second grader Zeytuna Edo, still hospitalized over a month after a hit and run driver hit her in the marked, signalized crosswalk at S Genesee and MLK. We were there supporting her family and neighbors, with Rainier Valley Greenways, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, Mayor Murray, ...

WSBC Meeting – Tues Nov 4

We will be meeting to share news and plan activities. Tuesday, Nov 4 6:30 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank, 41st Ave SW at SW Alaska St, Seattle Open meeting — if you are interested in travel by bike in West Seattle, you are invited and welcome!

West Seattle Harvest Festival – by bike

West Seattle Harvest Festival - by bike
Jeff and Kim parked at the WS Junction bike corral for Harvest Fair. Jeff can’t walk very well or very far right now, but he can ride with Kim in the rain.       Good to see the bike corral serving festival goers and market shoppers.  After the new building is completed, we are ...

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 ...