School Road Safety

West Seattle Blog reported on the School Road Safety Meeting last night at the Southwest Library. Besides their reporter, only  four citizens attended. Three are members of West Seattle Bike Connections: Jay Guettler,  Theresa Beaulieu, and  Craig Rankin.  Theresa and Craig are parents actively involved with safe routes to Denny MS and the K-5 STEM program ...

Bike Rodeo – in the Sunshine!

Bike Rodeo - in the Sunshine!
We had a fun bike rodeo today at Alki Summer Streets – the rain held off and the kids kept coming!  Along with some SPD officers on bikes and Segways, and adult on a crutch scooter. Lots of West Seattleites out playing in the street using all kinds of locomotion without gas motors. Everything from ...

West Seattle Bikes to Work

West Seattle Bikes to Work
668 riders from 6 to 9 am at our Commute Station, up 10% from last year! Sadly, no unicyles this year, but there were tandems to help confuse the counters. Cookies lasted exactly till the last rider at 9, Thank you to all of you who rode today, and to all of our cookie bakers, ...

Traffic at a Standstill

Traffic at a Standstill
It was a car and bus parking lot this morning on the high bridge due to a minor collision. Bikes and trucks had to wait for the Alaska Marine Lines train barge to go through, but that was just 5 minutes enjoying the beautiful morning and a little socializing and phone checking. 1,752 bikes counted ...

Saturday May 10 – Bike to Game Day

Saturday May 10 - Bike to Game Day
Bike to Game Day at Safeco Saturday, May 10 Mariners v. Kansas City at 6:10 PM.  Purchase tickets on Friday for a discount. Quickest, most fun way to get to the stadium from West Seattle and back home. Secure bike parking in the Safeco garage. Can combine with Water Taxi. Sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club ...

Bikes & Trains – to School!

Bikes & Trains - to School!
Fabulous Bike to School Day! Thank you to Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Jose Banda and Alki Elementary teacher Terry Kegel for leading giant bike trains to Alki!  More kids at Schmitz Park. Reports from your school?  Lots of nice coverage in the West Seattle Blog.  Here’s a photo from WSBC’s Kathy Dunn, who met the ...

WSBC meeting May 6 at 6:30

WSBC monthly meeting Tuesday, May 6, 6:30 – 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank, SW Alaska St at 41st Ave SW, Seattle WA (map) For discussion and planning of advocacy, events, activities. Open meeting – you are invited! Come find out how to get involved with our Bike to Work Day Commute Station, or the bike rodeo ...

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways
The Delridge Greenways let us ride from the Alki Trail to White Center on safe, quiet, beautiful streets.  We have more Greenway routes waiting to be built!  Seattle Neighborhood Greenways connects groups like ours, coordinating and supporting our efforts for bike routes that work for all ages and abilities, with equity. Please consider a gift ...

May 1 Policy Ride and Bike Happy Hour

May 1 Policy Ride and Bike Happy Hour
We rode today from Occidental Plaza to the Schooner Exact with Cascade Bicycle Club on a Policy Ride and Bike Happy Hour! And some of us going to DIY Bikes wheel truing workshop. Thank you to Dongho Chang, Seattle Chief Traffic Engineer for riding with us, and Brock Howell, Emily Kathrein, Robin Randels, Thomas Goldstein, ...

Marginal Way Policy Ride > Bike Happy Hour

Marginal Way Policy Ride > Bike Happy Hour
ALMOST in West Seattle – let’s celebrate a year of safe riding and steady progress on East Marginal Way, raise a glass to Lance David’s memory, and talk about what is to come.  Schooner Exact is at 3901 First Avenue South. Ride co-led by Cascade Bicycle Club and West Seattle Bike Connections