East Marginal Way Online Open House

Lot’s of us use it to get to downtown, SoDo, Beacon Hill, points north and east. Ten times as many would ride if this couple miles was more comfortable and safe. Others would ride south of Spokane Street if there was a way.Planning is beginning to finally make that happen. Here’s the opportunity to weigh ...

Delridge Way SW Needs Bike Lanes

Delridge Way SW Needs Bike Lanes
The Delridge Rapid Ride H-Line onlne open house is open for comment. Please comment! SDOT and Metro are offering two unacceptable choices for riding on Delridge. Participate and let them know in the last “essay” question that “NONE OF THE ABOVE” is the answer. We expect full implementation of the Bicycle Master Plan with protected ...

Support the Fauntleroy Boulevard Project

Support the Fauntleroy Boulevard Project – Walk & Talk this week with SDOT. Thursday 3/16 12n and Saturday 12/18 at 10am. Meet at LA Fitness, 3900 SW Alaska. Seeing the design nearing completion, our members from all over the West Seattle peninsula continue to offer strong support for the Fauntleroy Boulevard Project. Planned with extensive ...

WSBC December 6 meeting at Talerico’s

Please join us to talk about using bikes to get around West Seattle, and celebrate our Ride in the Rain Challenge this month at Talerico’s Pizzeria. Open to all. 6:30 to 8:00 Tuesday, December 6 4718 California Ave SW in the Junction, near SW Alaska St. Our team of eight was #34 of 454 teams!  ...

Neighborhood Steet Fund Grant – We got it!

For safety improvements at the intersections of SW Spokane/ Alki Trail/ Harbor Ave SW/ Avalon Way/ SW Manning. Ranked #1 in the city of the 12 projects awarded from the 40 proposals that made it through the District Council voting and SDOT vetting. Background here and SDOT evaluation here. Ranked high because the need is ...

Tues Nov 1 WSBC Monthly Meeting

Tues Nov 1 WSBC Monthly Meeting
You are invited to join this open meeting. 6:30 to 8:00 pm at HomeStreet Bank, 42nd Ave SW and SW Alaska Street Let’s work together to improve conditions and enjoy bike riding in West Seattle. Proposed greenway routes along the central spines of WS are on the agenda, along with World Day of Remembrance, Fauntleroy,… ...

Kids learn traffic safety skills in White Center

Kids learn traffic safety skills in White Center
Cascade Bicycle Club, the Yes! Foundation, the White Center CDA and King County joined together to convert little used tennis courts into a unique “bike playground”. Opened on Saturday. Lots of kids riding around in the rain, learning about watching for traffic, using lanes, signaling, merging, yielding, stopping, and having fun!  Take your young rider ...

Spokane St Bridge Counts 2

Spokane St Bridge Counts
The bridge goes sideways, and so do the bike counts this year. Up just 1.8% year to date over last year. June and July were lower, after an amazing Viaduct-closure boost in May. August was up.  Pretty much the same pattern at the Fremont Bridge. If you or someone you know decided ride in May ...

Where is the Fauntleroy Boulevard Project?

Designed, with years of community input. The next step: SDOT, the Mayor and City Council need to get it funded for construction. Didn’t happen last year. Let’s let them know we want it in the budget this year! It’s a key element of West Seattle’s development in the “Triangle” east of the West Seattle Junction, ...

SW Spokane / Harbor / Avalon Safety

SW Spokane / Harbor / Avalon Safety
WSBC members Jodi Connolly, Bill Gobie and Don Brubeck met with President of Alki Community Council Tony Fragada and Seattle Chief Traffic Engineer Dongho Chang to look at opportunities to improve visibility and safety at SW Spokane/ Harbor SW/ Alki Trail/ SW Avalon Way intersection.   #1 problem: Coming down Spokane ramp, drivers in low cars ...