Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways

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Seattle Neighborhood Greenways is a safe streets advocacy organization with a rapidly growing volunteer coalition. Together, this coalition represents many neighborhoods across Seattle who plan and advocate for safe, equitable, and comfortable streets connecting people to the places they want to go.
Every life is precious, and over the course of a year, thousands of lives in Seattle are impacted by traffic violence. In just the past few months in Seattle, two young parents were hit and killed by people driving, people young and old were maimed for life crossing the street,...
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...
Alright you urbanist wonks, let's chat about the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) budget: what the mayor proposed, what the city council is proposing to change, and what advocates are asking for (jump to the call to action). Every fall the mayor proposes a balanced budget, then council debates...
Here’s what to look for when you provide comments at the final Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) online before August 16th. Madison BRT is intended as a Complete Street. Complete Streets provide fair access to the street for all people, whatever their transit mode. That is one reason the City is poised...
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...
Janette Sadik-Khan, you are wrong. Mayors around the world may be looking enviously at Seattle, but they aren’t looking enviously at our streets clogged with cars, our missing sidewalks, or our broken bike networks. They’re looking at Seattle’s stunning natural scenery and the tech companies that are coming of age here....
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is gathering public input for the Roosevelt to Downtown High Capacity Corridor Project. SDOT is embarking on a process to evaluate options for bus rapid transit (BRT) along the corridor. In preparation for this, a study to capture existing conditions of the corridor was produced revealing a...