Driving

Midweek Video: US Streets Are Dangerous, We Can Fix Them

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXbUlQ9Yjk4 Why are American streets so dangerous and what can we do about them? PBS looks at the growing American epidemic of dangerously designed streets...

Rebuilt Fairview Avenue Bridge Opens Saturday with Walking and Rolling Event

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After years of construction and reroutes for people using all modes, the replacement for the Fairview Avenue N is finally about to open. The...

Sunday Video: How To Design Streets For Everyone

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https://youtu.be/8mh-GTlvf0w Dave Amos talks about how the principle of universal design as applied to street design can make streets better for all users.

Newly Released Maps Reveal Futility of Proposed Modal Integration Policy

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Seattle's 2013 Bicycle Master Plan is by far the most ambitious of Seattle's approved multimodal plans. If it were entirely built out, a random...

Sunday Video: Cities Aren’t Loud, Cars Are Loud

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https://youtu.be/CTV-wwszGw8 Not Just Bikes explores noise in cities and the impacts to people. A key point of the video is just how much noise cars...

Final Stretch of Protected Bike Lanes Around Green Lake Put On Hold

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The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced that work has been paused on the final segment of arterial street repaving in its Green...

Midweek Video: How Highway Noise Barriers Don’t Solve All

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https://youtu.be/e0naL8eJmLA Highways are the bane of cities creating all kinds of awful pollution, including noise pollution. To mitigate noise, sound barrier walls have been installed...

How WSDOT Has Blocked Completion of the Rainier Valley Greenway for Years

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The Rainier Valley Neighborhood Greenway is the longest continuous greenway in Seattle, running over five miles from Rainier Beach to Mount Baker. Completed in...