Thursday, 12 December, 2019

Troy Heerwagen

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Troy is the producer of Seattle’s pro-pedestrian blog, Walking in Seattle. He’s a native Texan who moved to Seattle several years ago to enjoy the wonderful combination of urbanity and nature in the region. He wrote a book to help others looking to find the right place for them, called Move to the Place of Your Dreams: A Relocation Handbook. He loves cities and walking, hiking, and biking. By day, he is a professional consultant for a technology firm.
We have a repeat winner of Seattle's worst intersection, and it's a doozy. Denny and Stewart beat out 18 other nominees this year to be voted as Seattle's worst intersection by readers of The Urbanist. The worst intersection in Seattle competition brings out the...
After weeks of deliberation and hundreds of votes, we're down to two finalists for Seattle's worst intersection in 2019. Now in its seventh year, the worst intersection in Seattle competition brings out the very best of the worst by inviting readers to nominate and...
We're down to the final four of bad intersections. Now in its 7th year, the worst intersection in Seattle competition brings out the very best of the worst by inviting readers to nominate and campaign for those crossroads that impede commutes and frustrate people...
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The competition is down to the elite eight of extremely objectionable intersections. In Northeast Seattle, the two 5-way intersections advanced. Those two intersections each include two streets with the same name: NE 45th St, NE 45th Pl, Union Bay,...
Last week, we asked you to narrow down a slew of Denny intersections, and you did. 2017 winner Denny & Stewart advanced, while 2015 winner Denny & Terry narrowly lost to Westlake & Blanchard. Boren & Lenora also advanced. These three intersections will now...
This is the 7th year of the Worst Intersection in Seattle competition and it's the biggest yet! There are 19 nominees, including 6 different intersections within half a mile of each other in the Denny Triangle or along Denny. And that's nothing new. An...
Last year, readers of The Urbanist selected the intersection of Rainier Avenue and 23rd as Seattle’s worst. The intersection has been under construction since then and just recently a new crosswalk has opened. A route that previously required crossing five crosswalks now takes just one to cross...
For the first time ever, Seattle's worst intersection is in South Seattle. Rainier, 23rd, and Hill beat out numerous other contenders to be chosen by readers of the Urbanist as the worst intersection in Seattle for people walking, biking, and busing. The Worst Intersection in Seattle contest was conceived in...