Bike to Work Day – Friday 5/16

Bike to Work Day is this Friday, May 15. Stop by our Commute Station under the West Seattle Bridge, open 6:00 to 9:00 am. Bike mechanics from DIY Bikes. Home made cookies, fresh fruit, hot coffee, Cascade swag, other treats, and information about the Chelan 5-way intersections proposals. If you can be there at 8:15, ...

Learning from the Best Bicycle Cities in the World

Learning from the Best Bicycle Cities in the World
West Seattle Meaningful Movies presents:   Learning from the Best Bicycle Cities in the World   A number of short movies that highlight the best cities in the world for bicycling. A multicultural perspective on what others are doing and what we can do for our health, for the climate, and for our communities.        Meet local bicycle advocates and hear about ...

Fauntleroy Boulevard Project – move it into Move Seattle

One of our top priorities is missing in action from the Move Seattle levy package: The Fauntleroy Boulevard Project. It’s in the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan. It’s already almost 100% designed.  If not in this levy, chances are that it won’t be built before 2025, after piecemeal construction of the whole rapidly developing triangle area ...

The new Water Taxis will rust your bike

The new Water Taxis will rust your bike
Support your local bike shop: Ride the M/V Sally Fox to Vashon Island, or the new one coming to the West Seattle Route. Or, contact these officials to ask for in-cabin bike racks like the old water taxis, or covered on-deck storage that excludes salt spray: paul.brodeur@kingcounty.gov, harold.taniguchi@kingcounty.gov, Dow.Constantine@kingcounty.gov, joe.mcdermott@kingcounty.gov Here is what all four ...

PRO safety petition for 35th Ave SW 1

If you are FOR safety on 35th Avenue SW, please sign this PRO-safety petition. You may have seen a petition circulating to STOP the safety improvements planned for “I-35”. There a several hundred signers who may be deceived by the petition claims that 35th is safe as is, and speed is needed, or actually saves ...

WSBC meeting Tuesday April 7

WSBC meeting Tuesday April 7
Open meeting – you are invited to come plan activities, and discuss everything related to using bikes in West Seattle. 6:30 to 8:00 pm at HomeStreet Bank,  41st Ave SW at SW Alaska St    thank you HomeStreet Bank! Agenda includes bike parking on the new water taxis , with Ken Pritchard from Vashon Bike Month ...

trucks + bikes? trucks = bikes?

trucks + bikes?  trucks = bikes?
As our city gets denser, and as people order more goods for home delivery, how do we deal with the need for more delivery vehicles in crowded conditions?   Some people and companies are going back to using bikes. The lines are getting blurred between what is a bike and what is a truck.  It’s not ...

35th Ave SW Safety Corridor – Public Meetings

35th Ave SW Safety Corridor - Public Meetings
5 deaths in 7 years. Crashes all the time. Please come and speak out for safety on “I-35”. 6:30 pm Tuesday March 10 High Point Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way 3:15 pm Thursday March 12 Southwest Branch Library, 35th & Henderson We’d like SDOT to use this project to help build a safe, connected network ...

South Park celebration and ride

South Park celebration and ride
Fun celebration and ride! From West Seattle Bridge into South Park with CM Tom Rasmussen. Opening celebration and ride.  And then some of us rode to Marination Ma Kai to celebrate Robin Randels birthday. CM Tom Rasmussen, SPU Director Ray Hoffman, and Seattle Parks & Recreation Director of Planning and Development Michael Shiosaki Opening celebration ...

Celebrate with South Park

Celebrate with South Park
Let’s celebrate this big accomplishment for South Park residents and industries! Saturday 3/7 Ceremony and official ride starts at 10 at Duwamish Overlook at 8th Ave S and S Portland St. Some of us are planning to meet Tom Rasmussen at 9:15 under the WS Bridge where Alki and West Duwamish trails meet, to ride ...