In many parts of the world it is “cool” to bicycle to school. Maybe because there is a much better attitude, awareness and facilities. Supporting Safe Routes to School and other initiatives helps but organizing informative, skill sharing rides can do so much more. Spokespeople can help organize rides that teach skills to youth.
May is Bike to Work month. Sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club, Bike to Work month is a call out to new and recreational riders to give bicycle commuting a try.
Most often, once a cyclist is properly exposed to the daily recreation of bicycle commuting they tend to stick with it.
Celebrate the diversity of Seattle on Cinco De Mayo. Our 24 mile ride leaves at 11 am from Jack Block Park in West Seattle, 2130 Harbor Ave SW. From there we will ride mostly traffic free routes through the International District and up to El Centro de La Raza on Beacon hill. After taking in
Following the Sustainable West Seattle theme of “Successful Gardening with Nature”. The April ride will be lead us to a very successful garden. The Interbay Pea Patch is one of the oldest food
Sunday February 17th. Featuring several proposed Greenways. Take in a generous portion of the West Seattle peninsula and see what is new with bicycle infrastructure as well as get a glimpse into the future of bicycling in West Seattle. Leisurely paced tour 14.5 miles long.
February ride explores the new and yet to come bicycle
MLK Day of Service is Monday Jan. 21st. Bike riders please join West Seattle Spokespeople for a clean up under the bridge work party. Meet at 2 pm on the bike path under the West Seattle Bridge. Tools provided by the WS Tool Library.[read more]
From the North Delridge Neighborhood Association On Sunday afternoon we had the first meeting of West Seattle Greenways – see our previous announcement here. We had a great turnout, with folks present from neighborhoods around West Seattle, and as far south as Normandy Park. Joining us were half a dozen boy scouts from
Washington State Department of Transportation announced the opening Monday, July 18, of a new west-side combined-use trail from King Street to just past the Coast Guard facility. Check this link which shows the new trail http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR99/HolgateToKing/BikePed.htm.
One of SDOT’s most popular publications, the
By Nicholas Smith
I just returned from a wonderful trip to Spain and snapped this photo in Barcelona of a great example of grade-separated bike lanes. Enormous walking path, followed by well-marked bike paths and then the
Spokespeople West Seattle May Ride, “Farm and Fowl Tour”
Meets at South Seattle Community College north entrance (Horticulture Center) 10:45am Sunday May 1st.
Early spring edible gardens will be our focus on this ride. We will start at South Seattle Community College the site of the