Westlake Avenue N Cycle Track Design Advisory Committee
August 26, 2014
Mayor Ed Murray appointed the Westlake Cycle Track Design Advisory Committee (DAC), bringing representatives with a variety of perspectives together to improve safety for all modes of travel (pedestrians, bicyclists, motor vehicles, transit and freight) in the Westlake Avenue N corridor.
The DAC brings local knowledge to ensure the project meets all design objectives. The DAC includes 13 individuals representing a variety of perspectives. Additional details about the DAC purpose and framework can be found in the DAC Charter.
* The Westlake Stakeholders Group represents a variety of businesses and residents within the Westlake corridor.
Additional details about the DAC members are included in the DAC member fact sheet.
DAC members are expected to:
The list below outlines the DAC meeting schedule. Meeting materials will be posted online following each DAC meeting.
Spring 2014 meetings (March and April): DAC is formed, reviews expectations and charter, and learns project background. SDOT shares initial project information and the results of a business and resident survey.
May 2014 open house: At the May open house, the public will review project information shared with the DAC and provide input on what needs to be considered at locations along the corridor when selecting a cycle track alignment.
Summer 2014 meetings (June through August): DAC will review public feedback, review special topics as needed (i.e. parking management), and discuss alignment options.
Fall 2014 open house: At the fall open house, the public will provide input on the selected alignment.
In late 2014, SDOT will move forward for environmental review—as needed— and engineering.
In 2015, the DAC will reconvene to review the design at key milestones.
DAC meeting materials: