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White Center’s newest playground also helps kids learn to bike safely

It’s been a while since I was a kid, but I remember spending hour-upon-hour playing games where I pretended to do mundane things my parents did. I scanned play vegetables across a cash register (I don’t think I understood how … Continue reading

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For community fun and safety education, White Center will get state’s first ‘traffic garden’

With mini versions of streets, traffic control signs, crosswalks and other elements of a real life street, a traffic garden is a safe and fun place for people (especially kids) to learn and practice the rules of the road. Such … Continue reading

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SW Roxbury safety changes a good start, bike lanes must wait for repaving

This has got to be a Seattle Bike Blog record: Four posts in a row about West Seattle! The city is hosting an open house tomorrow (Thursday) about planned safety changes to SW Roxbury Street, which forms the border between … Continue reading

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White Center businesses continue push for much-needed bike corral

A group of White Center businesses are still working to solve their street’s bike parking crunch by converting two car parking spaces in front of Proletariat Pizza and Caffe Delia into a bike corral for 20 bikes. But being (just … Continue reading

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West Seattle residents want bike corral at the Junction, White Center discusses first corral on 16th

Seattle has been doing a great job installing on-street bike corrals around town this year. Well, maybe not ALL around town. West Seattle still does not have a corral despite demand for one in the Junction business district, and residents … Continue reading

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How I got my friend’s stolen bike back

When I glanced the flat-head screwdriver in his hand, time stopped. The shouting stopped. The shellack-coated handlebars gripped in my fingers stopped shaking and pulling away from me. For just one second, I focused so hard on that screwdriver that … Continue reading

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DubSea Bikes continues to grow in White Center + West Seattle Greenways meeting April 22

Biking continues to get more popular west of the Duwamish. White Center’s DubSea Bikes has been holding monthly community bike repair parties, and April’s was the largest yet. For a neighborhood without a bike shop or much bicycle infrastructure, DubSea … Continue reading

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Handmade guerilla bike rack installed outside White Center Sheriff’s office

When Deputy BJ Myers saw a hand-made bike rack with a sheriff’s star sitting on the sidewalk outside the King County Sheriff’s storefront deputy’s office, he went looking for the scoundrels who did it. He interrogated people at some local … Continue reading

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DubSea Bikes holding monthly bike tune-up event Sat. in White Center

DubSea Bikes is a relatively new group that is looking to encourage more bicycle riding in White Center and southern West Seattle. One of the major challenges people encounter in White Center is the lack of a bike shop and … Continue reading

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