City Council Meeting: Build the Basic Bike Network

When:
July 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2018-07-18T12:00:00-07:00
2018-07-18T13:30:00-07:00
Where:
Seattle City Hall
Seattle, WA 98104
USA

Thanks to your past support of the Basic Bike Network, we are on the cusp of a major win: the Seattle City Council Transportation Committee is considering legislation requiring the construction of three critical connections by the end of 2019, but we need your support!

When: Wednesday, July 18, 11:50 am – 12:20 pm (public comment) or – 1:30 pm (full meeting)
Where: Seattle City Hall, City Council Chambers
What: Ask the Council to vote for the #BasicBikeNetwork!

We will have snacks and signs, or feel free to bring your own.

Can’t make it? Send an email voicing your support: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/TEUiyQPzAKXtWQ8SW4tg2w

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What’s the Basic Bike Network? It’s a vision for a connected network of safe streets to bike on–not just disconnected pieces here and there. (http://seattlegreenways.org/basicbikenetwork/)

But the basic bike network has been delayed year after year, including a disappointing delay announced this March. We raised our voices, rallied in front of City Hall, and even took to the streets for Seattle’s first people-protected bike lane to make our message clear: We can’t wait any longer to make our city safer and more accessible. (https://www.facebook.com/SEAGreenways/videos/1746710748745510/)

And we are starting to be heard. You may have seen our message that, thanks to your advocacy, the city committed to protected bike lanes on the Pike/Pine Corridor without further delays. Help us keep the momentum going.

If this legislation passes, you and your loved ones will have safe, protected routes to bike into and through downtown Seattle from the north, south, and east (2nd Ave to Westlake, Dearborn, and Broadway) by the end of next year. Let’s make this happen.

Join us as we tell the City Council: Vote for the Basic Bike Network now!
When: Wednesday, July 18, 11:50 am – 12:20 pm
Where: Seattle City Hall, in the Council Chambers (2nd floor).
RSVP: On Facebook or to clara@seattlegreenways.org

How: By standing with us and holding signs of support (we will have some available) during the public comment period of the meeting. If you’re interested in speaking please contact clara@seattlegreenways.org. Feel free to bring a bag lunch and a friend. Kids and families very welcome!

Can’t make it? Send an email voicing your support: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/TEUiyQPzAKXtWQ8SW4tg2w

Thank you and we’ll see you on July 18!

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