Bike Master Plan Update – Council Review

SDOT and the Mayor have sent the recommended Bike Master Plan Update to City Council for review and approval. It is subject to change by Council. The Council’s Transportation Committee will be taking public input this Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 to 8:00.  See Events. We’ve given lots of input from West Seattle during the development ...

Duwamish Longhouse Gift Fair

Duwamish Longhouse Gift Fair
It’s a nice ride on the West Duwamish Trail along the Duwamish river to the Duwamish HQ: Native Holiday Gift Fair continues Sat, Nov 30 and Sun, Dec 1, 10-4:30 at the Duwamish Longhouse in West Seattle, www.facebook.com/duwamish .

Saturday Nov 23 Garden Party at the Fishing Pier

Saturday Nov 23 Garden Party at the Fishing Pier
Post event:  We had a beautiful fall morning and a nice turnout.  Weeded the planters, cleaned debris from the trail, cut back ivy from trees, cut blackberries and did quite a bit of weeding and trash pickup from the landscaped area to the. Thanks to all who participated. If you wanted to, but can’t make ...

Delridge/Highland Park Greenway Planning

Delridge/Highland Park Greenway Planning
  Quick report from the Delridge/Highland Park community meeting tonight at the Salvation Army building on 16th near White Center, attended by several from WSBC who live in the area, and one who doesn’t. SDOT and SPU were there in in a big way with maps, diagrams, and people including translators, to answer questions and ...

Action Alert – State Transportation Funding

Here’s the takeaway from last night’s West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting, thanks to Tom Rasmussen, our City Council Member from West Seattle, and Chair of the Council’s Transportation Committee: Contact all of your friends, co-workers and relatives who live in Duvall, Cottage Lake, Redmond, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Medina, Bellevue, Sammamish, Newcastle, Auburn, Covington and East ...

Putting the Green in Greenways

on South Orcas Street in Georgetown, posted on our Facebook page

Funding for Delridge Greenway & East Marginal Way S

City budget time. Council is listening. Time to be heard. What: City Budget listening session When: October 24, 6:00 p.m. (5 p.m. sign up) Where:  Garfield High School Commons – 400 23rd Ave Seattle, WA 98122 Cathy Tuttle, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, and Stu Hennessey, West Seattle Greenways, pass this on: According to our briefing last ...

Seattle Parks Bike Policy Update

A packed house greeted the Seattle Board of Parks Commissioners for the 10/1/13 public hearing on a draft update of the Bike Policies for Seattle Parks.  Present policy limits most bike use to paved roads and paths designed for shared use (at least 60 inches wide). The draft update would allow for some mountain bike ...

10/1 at Beveridge Place – Let’s Celebrate 1

10/1 at Beveridge Place - Let's Celebrate
WEST SEATTLE BIKE CONNECTIONS – YEAR ONE Let’s celebrate!  Pot luck at Beveridge Place Pub, Tuesday 10/1 6:30 to 8:00 pm   or til they kick us out. Suggested, not required: A to M: salad, vegetable or bread, N to Z: protein, pizza or dessert; buy your beverages from Beveridge Place.  Thriftway is near, at Morgan. ...

Bike Biz – Garden Cycles

Bike Biz - Garden Cycles
I met West Seattleite Steve Richmond, owner of Garden Cycles, on the Alki Trail this morning. He was headed to a landscape restoration job with his trailer full of tools. We crossed paths again this evening pedaling home from our work places. Using bikes for work fits his philosophy and methods. Not all of the ...