Monday, 24 June, 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.
Give Pedestrians the Green
Jonathan Glick and his son live in the Central District and often walk across 23rd Avenue. The street is a major thoroughfare and recently has been rebuilt. One wet evening, they went out to pick up dinner and walked along Union Street on the way back home. But, with...
N 50th St / Stone Way N / Green Lake Way N today. (Google Maps)
This year's Worst Intersection in Seattle is the car-choked crossroads where Green Lake Way N intersects with N 50th St and Stone Way N. So many cars are coming from and going to so many different roadways that nobody wins. People stuck in their cars often wait through multiple light...
Another year, another solid crop of nominees for worst intersection in Seattle. These are 10 of the most dangerous and unpleasant crossings that Seattle has to offer. While all of these need some serious re-engineering from SDOT, only one of them can truly be the worst intersection in Seattle....
There may be solutions soon for one of Seattle's longest-lasting infrastructure problems. Since the middle of last century when the City annexed land in what is now north Seattle, little progress has been made in building hundreds of miles of missing sidewalks in North Seattle and across the city....