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Work to finally widen W Seattle trail connection to Delridge starts Monday

The city is ready to start construction on a much-needed trail connection improvement between the Delridge neighborhood and the trail hub under the West Seattle Bridge. Today, people biking or walking from the bridge to Delridge are spit out onto … Continue reading

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Do neighborhood greenways increase cycling? Oh yes.

If you were wondering whether the city’s investments in neighborhood greenways are effective, here’s your answer: A resounding yes. The city wisely gathered bike use data on a couple proposed neighborhood greenway routes before work began. They then compared those … Continue reading

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Delridge neighborhood greenway now officially open

The city has officially completed the first neighborhood greenway in West Seattle, a 1.5-mile stretch of 26th Ave SW from SW Andover Street to the SW Graham Street stairway leading to the High Point neighborhood. The stretch is the first … Continue reading

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Woman charged with assault for road rage attack on West Seattle Greenways founder

Erika Soerensen, 37, has been charged with second degree assault for allegedly attacking Jake Vanderplas with a deadly weapon July 8. Vanderplas, who was luckily not seriously injured in the attack at 26th Ave SW and SW Andover Street, reached … Continue reading

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Open house will discuss planned Highland Park/Delridge neighborhood greenway

The city is continuing it’s outreach on new neighborhood greenway projects around the city. Next up: Highland Park/Delridge in West Seattle connecting from White Center to the West Seattle Bridge. For this project, the city is pursuing a new strategy, … Continue reading

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West Seattle Greenways co-founder victim of road rage hit and run

EDITOR’S NOTE: I received the following email today from West Seattle Greenways co-founder Jake Vanderplas. He describes in detail being on the receiving end of a road rage attack that started on the under-construction 26th Ave SW neighborhood greenway in … Continue reading

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West Seattle adjusts to its first bike box + Price of install drops 30%

Andover-Delridge Bike Box 11-26-2012 from J&S Adventures on Vimeo. West Seattle got its first bike box this week, designed to help people safely make a left turn from Andover to Delridge Way just south of the West Seattle Bridge. With … Continue reading

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Reminder: First Delridge neighborhood greenway open house is Wednesday

The city is hosting the first of two public meetings about the Delridge Neighborhood Greenway tonight (Wednesday) 6:30–8:30 p.m. at the  Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. The meeting is also the first to utilize the city’s newly-designed outreach model, which is … Continue reading

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Hello, North Delridge Greenways!

Want to get involved in making it easier and safer to bike and walk in West Seattle? At least one neighborhood is getting organized, and they are looking for people interested in joining up. North Delridge Greenways will hold it’s … Continue reading

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