Justice for Jake, and Death on Delridge

Justice for Jake, and Death on Delridge
A driver convicted and awaiting sentencing for a road rage against one of our local heroes. Jake Vanderplas, community leader and initiator with Stu Hennessey of the North Delridge greenways, is a model for calm, responsible riding. Hard to believe that he could have triggered the assault by the driver, who is now awaiting sentencing. ...

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!