Livable Streets Mayoral Candidates Forum

Eight of the candidates for Seattle mayor will discuss their plans for making Seattle’s streets great places for walking, playing, using transit, shopping, biking, getting to school, and raising a family. The Livable Streets Candidate Forum is hosted by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways and the Park Shore Retirement Community with support from the Seattle Parks Foundation, ...

West Seattle Bicycle Counter Installed 2

West Seattle Bicycle Counter Installed
UPDATE 6/24/13:  Cascade Bicycle Club has notified us that the the counter was indeed having some counting problems.  They are working on the fix and the bike counter celebration has been re-scheduled to Monday, July 1 from 4 – 6 pm. West Seattle’s Bike Counter, the second bike counter in the city (the other is ...

Let’s be heard: West Seattle in Bike Master Plan

6 pm Wednesday, June 12 at Columbia Branch Library – let’s go! Last public open house before the plan is submitted to City Council early this fall. Tom Fucoloro has a post today in the Seattle Bike Blog featuring kids trying to cross one of our West Seattle arterials as the poster child for the ...

Bike Master Plan – Test Questions

Test questions revealed in advance of SDOT’s June open houses! REPORT CARD     June 2013 Seattle Draft Bicycle Master Plan Update for SW Sector            This is what we asked SDOT to add to the first draft of the plan update, in December 2012. (this is not everything in the draft plan — only what we ...

Buses, bikes and social life

Buses, bikes and social life
This day would have been so much less if I had driven a car the places I needed to go. This morning a nice tailwind pushed me most of the way to work under threatening skies. Later on I took the #66 to go to the dentist in the U District with bike on board ...

Seattle Bike Master Plan: Have We Been Heard?

The Bike Master Plan Update final draft will be revealed at public open houses in June. Last fall, we organized and participated in workshops, meetings with SDOT planners, group mapping and online comments.  Does the plan respond?  Lets go find out and let the planners and City Council know what we think! June 5,  6-7:30 ...

Bike to Work Day – Friday May 17

WEST SEATTLE BIKE CONNECTIONS for the first time hosts the F5 Bike to Work Day station at the west end of the West Seattle low level bridge where the Bridge Trail, Duwamish Trail, and Alki Trail converge. Stop a minute for a home made cookie from our volunteers, coffee donated by Starbucks, a souvenir from ...

His name is Lance David

Thank you for a huge demonstration of community support tonight for Lance David, and for safe streets. Scores of people from all over West Seattle and the rest of the city rode with us. Mayor McGinn. Council Member Tom Rasmussen. SDOT Traffic Engineer Donho Chang. Port of Seattle Government Affairs Director Mike Merritt. Madi Carlson ...

Freight Advisory Board Meeting Notes 2

Freight Advisory Board Meeting Notes
April 16, 2013 EAST MARGINAL WAY Peter Hahn, SDOT Director, updated the board on issues concerning freight movement. Some of them also concern bike movement. One is East Marginal Way, which he and Christine Wolf, Port of Seattle Seaport Transportation Director, described as the #1 priority for improvement. The “poster child”. The Port wants haul ...

Making Connections… 1

Making Connections...
We’re just getting started with our online “connections” and creating a web presence, so check back soon for more info! In the meantime, our Facebook page and Google Group is being used for most communication.  Please join us if you wish to get in touch.