bikes + trucks on the last mile

bikes + trucks on the last mile
The Port of Seattle Seaport is open for business, and catching up on the container backlog. Easy to see how car traffic delays freight movement on East Marginal Way S. When people on bikes have a safe lane to ride beside truck traffic, they expand the bandwidth and ease congestion on this “last mile” of ...

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 ...

Spokane Street Bridge – bikes count

Spokane Street Bridge - bikes count
Feb 2015 Spokane Street Bridge bike count was up 37% over Feb 2014. Weather assisted this month, but the trend continues up!

WSBC – West Seattle Bike Cops

WSBC - West Seattle Bike Cops
These guys believe that bikes help them at work.  Now Southwest Precinct Commander Steve Wilske does, too. Read all about it in the West Seattle Blog.

March 3 meeting – quick recap

That was a great meeting! Full house. Kathy will do minutes. Highlights here: We set a 9:15 am meeting time to ride to South Park trail celebration this Saturday, leaving from under the WS Bridge where the trails meet; Gordon Padelford from Seattle Neighborhood Greenways helped us prepare for 35th Ave Safety Corridor meetings and ...

WSBC Meeting Tues March 3

Tuesday, March 3 6:30 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank, 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska Street – east of the WS Junction Open meeting – come join the discussion and planning to make riding on the peninsula easier, safer, better. Lots to discuss and plan this month, including Rides for South Park route celebration, and ...

Channelization – Road Diet – Road Feast

Channelization - Road Diet - Road Feast
Transportation jargon can be confusing.  What is rechannelization? is that when you finally figure out the remote?  What is a road diet?  Gas station mini-mart food and coffee?  Why call roadway re-striping to include a mix of lane types a road diet? That is a term using only a car driving perspective. From the perspective ...

Spokane Street Bridge – open for ships, breathing and stretching

Spokane Street Bridge - open for ships, breathing and stretching
Bridge open tonight… time to stretch, chat, check for messages. What do you do when the bridge opens just before you make it to the gate? Have you seen Kelli Refer’s little book Pedal Stretch Breathe – the Yoga of Bicycling? Bridge opening can be a good time to be present, to find contentment, even ...