Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

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Gordon Padelford seeks to empower local neighborhood greenways groups and leaders. Gordon loves walking, biking, parks, safe streets, hiking, and living in Seattle. He got involved with Seattle Neighborhood Greenways through volunteering with his local group, Central Seattle Greenways, where he coordinated the SR 520 campaign and organized the 2013 Livable Streets Mayoral Forum.
In Seattle, we love to walk. Every day, walking accounts for one quarter of our trips. But can Seattle step up to be “the most walkable city in the nation?” Becoming the most walkable city in the nation is the stated vision of the latest draft of the Seattle Pedestrian...
In Part 1 of our story, we left Tim wondering how to commute by bike with his baby daughter and left Shirley stranded with her children trying to cross Seattle’s most dangerous street, Rainier Ave S. In Part 2, we explain how to rescue them. The City Has A Good Plan Seattle’s...
Biking in Seattle today requires skill and bravery. For someone new to biking, not comfortable jockeying with fast moving traffic, or trying to bike with their children, finding a safe route to work, the store, or school can be incredibly challenging—if not impossible. Despite repetition by mainstream media and SDOT...
Completing the SR-520 expansion and reconstruction was fully funded as part of the Washington State Legislature’s transportation package. The $1.64 billion SR-520 highway project will be set in concrete for the next eighty years. It must work. It must work for kids walking to Montlake Elementary, elders walking from...