East Marginal Way – interim improvements 5

East Marginal Way - interim improvements
The West Seattle Blog reported this week on interim improvements for East Marginal Way S from S Spokane St to S Atlantic Street (at the Coast Guard’s Pier 46). In addition to the improvements listed by SDOT, we have asked for – removal of fire hydrants that are right in the middle of the path. ...

8/17 Delridge Day – Helmets & Helmet Fitting

North Delridge Neighborhood Council, along with the City of Seattle’s Department of Parks and Recreation, will be hosting the 7th Annual Delridge Day Festival on Saturday, August 17th at the Delridge Community Center and Park. West Seattle Bike Connections has volunteered to staff Cascade Bicycle Club’s bike helmet fitting, sales and give-away for this event. ...

Bicycle Loop Detectors

Bicycle Loop Detectors
WSBC heard that some people don’t know that the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) added bicycle loop detector markings at many intersections. These markings indicate where cyclists should stop in order to trigger a green light at a signalized intersection. The marks can be seen as one pulls up to a red light, so as ...

Another Collision – Let’s Stop This 9

Once again, flashing red lights on East Marginal Way. Medic 1, Rescue 1, Ladder 7 and a bike rider on a backboard. This time, bike-on-bike collision. Second one within weeks. Thank you Scott Johnston for this report on Bikewise.org This was not an “accident”. This was negligence. The one who caused it walked away. The ...

Tuesday, August 6 monthly meeting 1

At Cycle U – see upcoming events for directions. Agenda will include Progress reports, planning and recruiting for projects including Trucks+Bikes safety event, Fiesta de las Patrias, Parking Day, lots more. Open meeting – you are welcome.