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Cascade Bike Club Creates Advocacy Leadership Institute – Seeks Applicants for July-Sept Class

Cascade Bicycle Club has created an Advocacy Leadership Institute. This will help with creating advocates for bikeable communities.

The Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI) will develop local bicycle advocates and enthusiasts into leaders who inspire communities to advocate – and

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Spokespeople and the Tox-Ick Monster

By Stu

Spokespeople will be at Tox-Ick’s presentation at Sanislo Elementary this Thursday 7-9pm. At that time we will announce the Sanislo Schools participation with the 21st Ave. S.W. Greenways Project collaborating with the Safe Routes to School Initiative that Sanislo has applied for. The SWS Tox-Ick presentation is designed to encourage neighborhoods

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West Seattle Greenways

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

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Monday, July 18, Brings New Combined Alaskan Way Trail

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

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Spain’s bike paths a model for West Seattle?

Grade separated bike paths in Barcelona

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

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West Seattle Spokespeople ‘Farm and Fowl Series’

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

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West Seattle Spokespeople “Going Downtown” Sunday

Spokespeople West Seattle will be “Going Downtown” this Sunday at 11:00 am, departing from Alki Bike and Board, 2606 California Ave. SW.

As the construction projects have been altering the street route into downtown this will be a great opportunity to to find out what you

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March Spokespeople Ride: Shopping California Avenue

Spokespeople West Seattle invite all cyclists to their monthly ride Sunday, March 6th starting at 11:00 am. Meet at Alki Bike and Board on California Ave. a few dozen paces south of Admiral Way in the Admiral District.

This month’s ride is themed:

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February Spokespeople Ride: Alki to Discovery and Back

Join neighbors and other West Seattleites for February’s Spokespeople West Seattle ride – a Point to Point bike ride.

The Point to Point ride is a 29 mile ride from Alki Point to Discovery Point and back with one hill section midway through the ride.

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September Spokespeople Ride Hits Two Farmers Markets

Spokespeople West Seattle rides again to visit and shop at West Seattle’s newest farmers market at Highland Park. We will also be riding to the original West Seattle farmers market at the Alaska Junction and finish the 11.67 mile ride at the West Seattle PCC. Bring currency and safe and sturdy cargo carriers. Support your

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