Chelan 5-way changes this summer

Chelan 5-way changes this summer
We received this welcome message today from Emily Ehlers at SDOT! Thank you again for participating in last year’s design workshop to help improve the West Seattle five-way intersection (Chelan, Delridge, W Marginal, Spokane, POS T5 access road).  We generated a lot of great ideas and enthusiasm. Your hard work has paid off!  This summer, ...

Parks & Arts Ride #1

Parks & Arts Ride #1
Two dozen young, middle-aged and older people on bikes had a great time this morning exploring and playing in Jack Block Park and north Delridge. We saw Coast Salish art, and a steel plant and trains. We rode down a Dead End that wasn’t, if you were on a bike, and went to a giant ...

Parks & Arts Ride – Saturday June 6

Parks & Arts Ride - Saturday June 6
Come ride with us this Saturday! Bring the family! 9:30 am at Jack Block Park, at the first set of restrooms and parking spaces. Ride details here  Parents please see the information for children riding their own bikes. A West Seattle Bike Connections / Cascade Bicycle Club ride.  If this one is a hit, we’ll ...

Bike Rodeo at the Junction

Bike Rodeo at the Junction
From our bike rodeo May 30 at KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Block Party at the Junction. Young riders gained confidence and riding skills, while having fun and earning prizes.  It was a Friday school and work day, without advance mention in KEXP’ s announcements, so most of our participants were 2 to 4 years old, on balance ...

Arena final EIS – SDOT/DPD responses

Arena final EIS - SDOT/DPD responses
The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed basketball/hockey arena in SODO has been published.  We commented –  major impacts to traffic that would affect travel by bike from West Seattle, and use of bikes to get to the Arena were not really considered in the draft EIS.  SDOT/DPD responses to our comment letter ...

East Marginal and Delridge – Your Opinions

Please take a look and fill out SDOT surveys for East Marginal Way S and Delridge if you use these corridors. Change is coming, and this is a way to have a little influence. East Marginal is “multimodal” because it is a vital artery for freight and bike traffic.  Delridge is a “multimodal corridor” because ...

Bike to Work Day – at the Bridge

Bike to Work Day - at the Bridge
We counted 707 happy, healthy people on bikes at our Cascade Bike to Work Day Commute Station this morning between 6:00 and 9:00 am. West Seattle Bike Connections hosted, with DIY Bikes, NUUN, and Mountaineers Club Books. Good going, West Seattle!

Bike to Work Day – Friday 5/16

Bike to Work Day is this Friday, May 15. Stop by our Commute Station under the West Seattle Bridge, open 6:00 to 9:00 am. Bike mechanics from DIY Bikes. Home made cookies, fresh fruit, hot coffee, Cascade swag, other treats, and information about the Chelan 5-way intersections proposals. If you can be there at 8:15, ...

Learning from the Best Bicycle Cities in the World

Learning from the Best Bicycle Cities in the World
West Seattle Meaningful Movies presents:   Learning from the Best Bicycle Cities in the World   A number of short movies that highlight the best cities in the world for bicycling. A multicultural perspective on what others are doing and what we can do for our health, for the climate, and for our communities.        Meet local bicycle advocates and hear about ...

Move Seattle levy – Safe Routes to School?

Move Seattle levy - Safe Routes to School?
Seattle Neighborhood Greenways (including us, for West Seattle and South Park) has a new request for the Move Seattle levy: fund safe streets in the “walk zones” around Concord, Roxhill, West Seattle and Highland Park Elementary Schools, and other Seattle schools which have >75% of students eligible for free lunch. This will help students arrive ...