Here’s a look at some of the bikey stuff happening around town this weekend. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments. And, of course, always be sure to add your events to the calendar.
Rainier Valley walking tour and greenways meeting Friday
HELP US DESIGN SAFE BIKING & WALKING ROUTES AND SELECT LOCATIONS FOR 2 NEW STOPLIGHTS OR SAFE CROSSINGS FOR RAINIER VALLEY.…and at 7pm we’ll go on a walking survey with Feet First and WalkScore around our neighborhood.
Enjoy the satisfaction of being involved in building a network of safe healthy streets through the Rainier Valley, making it easy and low-stress to get around by foot, car, bus, and bike, for kids, adults, & people of all skill levels.
**Location: Rainier Community Center, Multipurpose Room. 4600 38th Ave S, 98118 (near Alaska & Rainier)
**Date and time: Friday, November 9th from 5:30 to 7pm.
…and at 7pm we’ll go on a walking survey with Feet First and WalkScore around our neighborhood.
Central Seattle bikeability tour Sunday
Please join the Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board, Cascade Bicycle Club, and Seattle Neighborhood Greenways for our sixth and final Seattle “Bikeability Tour” of the year. This one will take place in Central Seattle (Central District/Capitol Hill/Eastlake) on Sunday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The purpose of the ride is to engage the Central Seattle community in the Bicycle Master Plan Update by identifying challenges and opportunities for better bicycling in those neighborhoods. Following the ride, SBAB will draft a report that will be distributed to City Council, the Mayor’s Office, and SDOT containing recommendations for ways to improve bicycling in Central Seattle for people of all ages and abilities. This report will be informed by the community participants and submitted as input into the update of the Bicycle Master Plan.
Here is the RSVP link with much more info: http://bit.ly/CentralBikeabilityTour
We will meet in front of the Cherry Street Coffee House at Seattle University (1223 E Cherry St) at 10 a.m. and ride a 7-mile route through several Central Seattle neighborhoods. We will end the ride at Grand Central Bakery on Eastlake Ave at noon for an hour of discussion of what we saw along the way over lunch.
I hope you can join us on November 11. If you have any questions about the event, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly. And feel free to help spread the word!
Shopping with Spokespeople West Seattle Sunday
Spokespeople go Shopping on California
Start Date/Time: 11/11/12, 11:00AM
Start Location: Alki Bike and Board in West Seattle 2606 California Ave. S.W.
Ride Leader Name: Stu Hennessey
Contact Phone: 206.938.3322
Contact Email: [email protected]
Distance: 6 mi
Map or Cue Sheet Available: Yes MAP
Regroup: Stay together
No rain cancellation
Collaborating with West Seattle In Motion “For more information about West Seattle In Motion, go to www.kingcounty.gov/inmotionand click on West Seattle.”
Ride Description:A pleasant Sunday shopping trip from North Admiral in West Seattle to the Morgan Junction. Stopping at the West Seattle PCC, The Farmers Market, West Seattle Produce, West Seattle Nursery and Aarons Bike Repair. Great for Cargo Bikes, trailers or safe and secure bags, baskets and carrying devices. Alternative Neighborhood Greenways routes featured
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