Touting the city’s downtown cycle track plan, Bicycle Master Plan update and neighborhood greenways progress, Mayor Mike McGinn presented the city’s transportation Action Agenda progress report to the City Council today.
The mayor is again pushing hard for an expedited plan for high capacity transit to Ballard and a streetcar extension through Eastlake to the University District. These projects were mostly delayed by Council action during the fall budget process. The Ballard project could result in a new Ship Canal crossing for people walking, biking and using transit. The Eastlake streetcar project would likely include a redesign of the street that could very well include a cycle track (you know, that would connect really well to a Westlake Ave cycle track!).
The action agenda also compiled completed projects from 2012, including:
Hey, Seattle, what? You don’t like the bike maps anymore?
We will have more information soon about the city’s plans for 2013 bike projects. In the meantime, here’s the full Action Agenda Progress Report: