Tuesday, July 1 – WSBC Monthly Meeting

6:30 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank, 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska St, Seattle WA 98116 Open meeting. You are invited to join us for planning activities and events, including the West Seattle mini-STP, meetings with SDOT on Fauntleroy Way SW, bike corral projects, funding to implement the Bicycle Master Plan in West Seattle, SODO ...

One bike corral for West Seattle – now!

One bike corral for West Seattle - now!
            BIKE CORRAL COUNT 2012      SEA     8    WS  0 2013      SEA    16   WS  0 2014      SEA    30   WS  0?   (projected.  25 now) Bikes are good for local business districts.  When we travel by bike, we shop and dine locally, instead of at malls and big boxes.  Bike corrals ...

2014 West Seattle STP ride!

2014 West Seattle STP ride!
9:45 am Sunday, July 13 meet at Hamilton Viewpoint Park and ride from Seattle to Portland in 2 hours instead of two days! (SW Seattle Street in the North Admiral neighborhood to SW Portland Street in Fauntlee Hills) then back to West Seattle Summerfest at the California Junction.  Final details are in our Calendar listing. ...

White Center Bike Corral – Outreach Meeting

White Center Bike Corral - Outreach Meeting
We had six members at the outreach meeting with about the same number of merchants from the 9600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center just south of Roxbury where Proletariat Pizza and Cafe Delia would like to have a bike corral for customers. Parking for a dozen customers arriving by bike instead of ...

Stuck Bridge – Unstuck 1

Stuck Bridge - Unstuck
Spokane Street Bridge is fixed now. Was stuck this afternoon not quite closed after a ship traffic opening from ~ 5 pm to ~ 7. Some riders called for bail out rides. Others rode to 1st Ave Bridge. Others rode back downtown (toward work! ) and took the King County Water Taxi. Thank you to ...

Help Support a Bike Corral in White Center!

Help Support a Bike Corral in White Center!
On Tuesday, June 17th*, 6pm at Luso Food and Wine (9614 16th Ave SW) we are meeting with local residents and business owners along 16th Ave to discuss the need for a bike corral in White Center.   We’d like to encourage more families and cyclists to ride into the neighborhood. The community has been approved ...

Alki Trail DIY Widening

Alki Trail DIY Widening
They’ll be back, but for at least a while you can now wear you favorite wool jersey or cashmere sweater without fear of snags from the blackberry canes. Al, Kathy, Keef, Bob, Steve, Rose, and Don worked, cheered on the Green River Marathon runners, and stopped for lunch at Marination Ma Kai this beautiful Saturday.

Sat June 7 – Alki Trail Widening Project

Sat June 7 - Alki Trail Widening Project
This Saturday 9 to 11 along Spokane St east of Harbor Ave/Avalon Way – come with work gloves, long sleeves and clippers. We will trim the blackberries back. Refreshments after at Marination Ma Kai.

WSBC Monthly Meeting – Tuesday June 3

6:30 to 8:00 pm Homestreet Bank at 41st SW and SW Alaska open meeting – you are invited and welcome. Agenda includes planning for summer events and advocacy for West Seattle, SODO and South Park bike facilities and routes. Meeting agenda and notes can be found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GYAz2E-rN1bpOKq1hPQFoK9Bn8fldqpxNsNvQwQIh3E/edit?usp=sharing

Do you run from a collision?

One that you cause? Report from Al J, who earlier in the day was fitting helmets and leading middle school kids on a ride, helping them learn to ride safely on the streets: Around 4:30 Saturday (5/31) afternoon while riding to the Mariners game I was traveling eastbound on the bike trail along Spokane, as ...