Greenways: Tell SDOT What You Think

Greenways: Tell SDOT What You Think
Have you biked, walked, or driven (gasp!) on one of the designated Greenways around Seattle?  Do you know there’s an existing Greenway in West Seattle that connects Delridge to Highland Park along 26th Ave SW? There is a plan to build a network of 250 miles of neighborhood greenways in 20 years.  If you have ...

PARK(ing) Day – fun and games

PARK(ing) Day - fun and games
PARK(ing) Day at the West Seattle Junction – fun and games and bike blender smoothies with fresh fruit and Husky Deli ice cream! PARK(ing) Day happens once a year, on the third Friday in September, and is an opportunity for any Seattleite to temporarily turn parking spaces into public places. The event raises awareness about ...

9/23 SDOT Fauntleroy Blvd Project Open House

9/23 SDOT Fauntleroy Blvd Project Open House
From SDOT Fauntleroy Way SW Boulevard Project Open House Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:00-7:00 PM Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 SW Oregon Street Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will be holding an open house for the Fauntleroy Way SW Boulevard Project. SDOT is designing improvements to Fauntleroy Way SW between 35th Avenue SW and ...

South Park Progress!

South Park Progress!
South Portland Street storm sewers and paving are happening in South Park! West Duwamish Trail connection into the north end of South Park will change from S Holden St to  S Portland St after an extension of the trail is built along West Marginal Way S from S Holden to S Portland. Bob Winship and ...

A Welcome Traffic Alert for East Marginal Way S

Traffic Advisory September 12, 2014 -from SDOT Lane closures on East Marginal Way next week [N of Hanford] Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will pave [YAY!!!!] from Hanford north to 2200 block on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., ...

Sad day downtown for all of us

Sad day downtown for all of us
A tragic day in a week filled with mayhem caused by lawless and inattentive driving of motor vehicles. Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of Sher Kung, killed on Second Avenue today in a crash with a truck whose driver did not see her and failed to yield the right of ...

Another Public Meeting for White Center Bike Corral

Another Public Meeting for White Center Bike Corral
Good turnout of merchants and customers at White Center public meeting on the bike corral 8/26. Thank you to Sili Savusa, Executive Director of White Center Community Development Association, for leadership and Sokha for moderating the lively discussion. Thanks to Theresa and Jason Beaulieu, Lyanne, Joe, Marlowe, Isabel, Charity and family, Matt, Aaron, Gregg, Alex, ...

Heavy Haul Corridor – Ready or NOT

Heavy Haul Corridor - Ready or NOT
Freight Advisory Board 8/19 meeting highlight: The proposed Heavy Haul Corridor on West Marginal, East Marginal, Hanford, and Spokane will allow >25% heavier axle loads on these streets that are substandard construction on crappy fill soils and are way past due for complete roadbed rebuild. Pavement disintegrates already. We ride the unswept gravel paths that ...

WSBC ride with Councilmember Rasmussen

WSBC ride with Councilmember Rasmussen
Councilmember Tom Rasmussen went for a bike ride this morning with seven of us from West Seattle Bike Connections, to get a first-hand look at some of the routes and intersections in the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan that we think are high priority for funding and implementation. Just a small group, so we could keep ...

WS Junction Bike Corral – Installed!

YAY! let’s go to the Junction! Thank you especially to WSBC’s Aili LePard and Jeff Hallman, Councilmember Tom Rasmussen and his aide Anthony Auriemma,  Junction Association’s Susan Melrose, Husky Deli, Bin 41, Mashiko’s,  Elliott Bay Brewing, the West Seattle Transportation Coalition, the Junction Neighborhood Association, the Junction Church, and Kyle Rowe at SDOT. http://westseattleblog.com/2014/07/west-seattles-first-bike-corral-now-in-place-in-the-junction/