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 ...

Spokane St Bridge Bike Counts UP-date

Spokane St Bridge Bike Counts UP-date
Year-over-year rider increase at the bridge flattened out during the summer. September 2015 was up 3.5% over 2014. The year-to-date so far is up 7.7% over 2014. The graph shows that a lot more people rode through the winter and spring this year.  Let’s get the lights and fenders on, and see what we can ...

BIKES ARE TRAFFIC

BIKES ARE TRAFFIC
“BIKES MERGE WITH TRAFFIC”??  … no … Bikes ARE traffic. At the Chelan 5-way intersection tonight.                              

Close call for Al on East Marginal Way S

Close call for Al on East Marginal Way S
If the USDOT video of bikes and trucks on East Marginal Way S (with riders from WSBC) does not convince you of the need for safe separation of bike and truck traffic on the main bike route between West Seattle and downtown, maybe this video by one of our founding members will do it. http://westseattleblog.com/2015/09/video-west-seattle-bike-rider-survives-collision-after-truck-turns-into-his-path/ ...

WSBC meeting – Tuesday 9/1

You are invited! Please come if you can. We will have a guest from the Let’s Move Seattle levy campaign, and will have reports and discussion of road and trail projects, social rides, and more. 6:30 to 8:00 pm at HomeStreet Bank, 41st Ave SW and SW Alaska St.

SODO Safety – Bikes+Trucks+USDOT

We were one of the stakeholder groups that US DOT Federal Highway Administration got involved in a pedestrian-bike-heavy truck safety assessment project in SODO in May.  Bruce Moody from US DOT forwarded video links from the project. Each of the 50 states had one pedestrian-bike safety assessment. Washington was the only state to assess safety ...

Vision Zero Vigil & Procession – Friday 8/28

Vision Zero Vigil & Procession Friday, August 28, 5-6 p.m. Garden of Remembrance at Benaroya Hall Corner of Second Ave & University Street Join on Friday for the Vision Zero Vigil & Procession in honor of Sher Kung and everyone who has died or been seriously injured in the last year due to traffic violence. ...

Duwamish Revealed – Ride #2

6:oo pm Friday, August 21 Ride to the Duwamish Revealed performance “Signal/Senal“ at T-107 Park. 10 miles R/T at leisurely 10-12 mph pace using Alki Trail, West Seattle Bridge Trail, Duwamish Trail, with stops to see temporary artwork installations along the way.  Performance is 7 to 9 pm. From Jack Block Park, 2130 Harbor Ave ...