As the construction projects have been altering the street route into downtown this will be a great opportunity to to find out what you need to know if you are planning on get the bike out for dowmtown commuting. Spring is the time where we always see an uptick in commuter traffic so if you are planning on getting started for the season this is the start line.
- What: Spokepeople West Seattle April Ride, “Going Downtown”
- When: Sunday, April 3rd at 11:00 am
- Where: Meets at Alki Bike and Board, 2606 California Ave. SW
“Going Downtown” Most of the traffic out of West Seattle on a weekday morning is going to downtown Seattle. This short journey has gotten much harder from huge construction projects. As well the price of parking downtown plus the ever rising price of gas has made the car perhaps obsolete. This ride has impeccable timing as we lead the way to downtown using alternative routes, bike paths and bike lanes. As with cars the construction areas are changing the way we ride a bike to downtown. This is the perfect opportunity to give it a try without the added pressure of being on time.