Posts Tagged ‘21st Avenue’

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Highland Park Greenway Project Meetings

I got a message from the Department of Neighbors regarding a meeting for the Greenway project proposed on 21st that would connect White Center to Delridge and then to Downtown.  If you are interested in the input for this project, please mark your calendars for a meeting on Nov 19th.  Details are on our event […]

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Funding Secured for the Delridge Trail

For a long time, the northernmost portion of Delridge between Andover and the West Seattle Bridge trail has been a particularly egregious missing link in the West Seattle bike & pedestrian infrastructure. Coming south onto Delridge, the trail ends at a one-way intersection where drivers often block the curb ramp while awaiting a break in […]

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Delridge Greenway Open House

Last night, about thirty Delridge and West Seattle neighbors gathered at Youngstown for SDOT’s Delridge Greenways open house. SDOT was well prepared – tables were set up around the room with large maps of the study area, displaying various information such as accident rates and locations, measured vehicle speeds and volumes, existing bike and pedestrian […]

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West Seattle Greenways Meeting: Sunday, April 22, 3pm

Join us for the next West Seattle Greenways meeting, this Sunday, April 22, 3pm at Pearls Coffee and Tea (4800 Delridge Way SW). Last meeting we heard from Tom Rasmussen, chair of the city council transportation committee, who answered our questions and gave us ideas about how to best advocate for safe routes through our […]

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West Seattle Greenways: Meeting Sunday March 18, 2012

Come join us this Sunday for our next meeting of West Seattle Greenways!  We’ll meet at Pearl’s Coffee and Tea at 4800 Delridge Way SW (map) at 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 18. This month, we’re excited to be joined by councilmember Tom Rasmussen, chair of the city Transportation committee, who will give the city’s […]

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West Seattle Greenways Meeting Followup

On Sunday afternoon we had the first meeting of West Seattle Greenways – see our previous announcement here. We had a great turnout, with folks present from neighborhoods around West Seattle, and as far south as Normandy Park. Joining us were half a dozen boy scouts from troop 282, in attendance as part of their […]

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West Seattle Greenways: First Meeting!

The neighborhood greenway movement in Seattle has been gaining a lot of momentum lately. Neighborhood greenways are routes which provide safe connections for bicyclists and pedestrians between neighborhoods, and to schools, parks, shopping and other destinations. Often they are located on quiet streets parallel to busy arterials, and include traffic calming measures, protected crossings, pocket […]

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Greenways News

As we heard from Sally Bagshaw two weeks ago, it seems that the city has committed to funding several miles of neighborhood greenways in 2012. In the last week or so, news has circulated that we can expect 11 miles of greenways in 2012, with a promise to fund around 12 miles per year thereafter […]

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City-wide Greenways Meeting

Tonight I represented the Delridge neighborhood at the monthly city-wide meeting for Greenway advocates.  The neighborhood greenway concept has been getting a lot of press lately in Seattle, thanks to a number of grass-roots movements in neighborhoods across the city, as well as enthusiastic support at City Hall from council-member Sally Bagshaw.  You can read […]

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