Public Health

Green Lake Park as of Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Doug Trumm)

Pedestrians Wonder Where to Go as Mayor Durkan Closes 15 Major Parks

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In a move to combat coronavirus spread, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced yesterday that 15 of Seattle's largest or most popular parks would be closed...

Sunday Video: How Coronavirus Spreads Indoors and Outdoors

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https://youtu.be/n6QwnzbRUyA Vox explains how the novel coronavirus spreads indoors and outdoors. The means of transmission is not necessarily uniform due to different environmental conditions and...

Via to Transit On-Demand Shuttle Service Is Back

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Social distancing and hygiene best practices will be incorporated into operations, but driver welfare remains a concern. Starting June 22th, Via to Transit, King County...

Coalition Urges Mayor to Extend the Eviction Moratorium

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At month's end, the eviction moratorium is scheduled to expire, which would put thousands of tenants at risk. A broad coalition spearheaded by the...

Sunday Video: The Wrong Way to Set Speed Limits

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https://youtu.be/bglWCuCMSWc Not Just Bikes explains how most speed limits are set on North American streets and road using the 85th Percentile technique as well as...