2015 Bridge Bike Counts ^ UP ^

2015 Bridge Bike Counts  ^ UP ^
We hear that some bike traffic counts declined in the region in 2015, but not here! Spokane Street Bridge count went up by 5.8 percent over 2014, despite low, low gas prices and added bus transit capacity. Some nice dry months, but 2nd wettest December on record and a stormy November, and as dark as ...

WSBC meeting Tuesday January 5

WSBC is meeting Tuesday, January 5 6:30 to 8:00 pm at HomeStreet Bank, 41st SW & SW Alaska Please come if you can. On our agenda: – Input to SDOT & SBAB on Delridge-Highland Park Greenway and the incomplete Chelan 5-way intersection – Safe Routes to Schools and the next WS greenways – rides, advocacy, ...

Delridge-Highland Park Greenway – almost finished? 6

Delridge-Highland Park Greenway - almost finished?
It was scheduled to be completed in 2015. Now SDOT says January 2016. Seems a bit optimistic from  ground level, and looks like some of it needs reworking to be safe and convenient to use, according to riders who use the route daily.    Here are some photos of a ride on Monday this week mid ...

Alki Christmas Ships Ride – Sat Dec 12 1

Decorate and light up your bikes and come join West Seattle Bike Connections for a fun all ages, all abilities, all faiths, family-friendly ride from Seacrest Marina to Alki Bathhouse to the see Christmas Ships, and to hear and join the carolers. Seattle Parks will have hot cider and cookies at the bathhouse and a ...

WSBC Meeting – Tuesday Dec 1

WSBC Meeting - Tuesday Dec 1
6:30 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank at WS Junction 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska St Please come if you can, to plan our next projects and events. At our last meeting, these rose to the top for 2016. We can do these things only to the extent that we have active participation: Safe Routes ...

Bridge counts up

Bridge counts up
Spokane St Bridge counts are still trending up for the darker months of 2015 v. 2014. Riding in the rain now, too! SDOT data. Our graph.

WSBC Meeting Monday November 9

November meeting date changed to MONDAY, 11/9 6:30 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska St We decided to postpone due to Election Day, and meet next Monday instead.  This will be a special meeting to plan our next steps as an organization – what will we concentrate on in 2016? ...

Why vote for Prop 1 – Move Seattle?

Why vote for Prop 1 - Move Seattle?
Why would we want to move Seattle?  Where would we move it to? We like it right here surrounded by the Sound, Elliott Bay, the Duwamish, and last but not least, White Center. Well, let them count the reasons… Only a small percentage of it will go specifically to bike route safety improvements, but we ...

Theresa and Jeff are moving

Theresa and Jeff are moving
Our VP’s and founding members Jeff Hallman and Theresa Beaulieu are leaving for greener bike paths — Theresa is moving to Tacoma with Jason and Lyanne.  Jeff Hallman is moving to Corvallis with Sandi and Nayla.  We will miss them, and wish them well.  Now, we need 10 or 12 people to step up and ...

WSBC Meeting Tuesday 10/6

Please come join us Tuesday, October 6, 6:00 to 8:00 pm HomeStreet Bank, 41st Ave SW & SW Alaska St Open meeting – please come and celebrate our third anniversary, plan and discuss Move Seattle levy, SDOT projects in West Seattle, truck/bike safety action, Pronto expansion, and to wish Theresa and Jeff well as they ...