Vision Zero

Rainier Avenue To Get Northbound Bus Lane Extension, but Corridor Vision Is Still Missing

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced they are planning to convert one lane of northbound Rainier Avenue to a dedicated transit lane...

South King County Cities Increase Police Patrols in Name of Pedestrian Safety

Just before midnight on February 28, Cholly Elopre, a 61-year-old airport worker living in Federal Way, was crossing six lane International Boulevard in SeaTac...

Bellevue Council Update: Parks Levy Receives Further Study, Vision Zero Actions to Combat Rising...

In a meeting that will likely be remembered for antivax firefighters and some... interesting... public comment, Bellevue City Council actually discussed some important urbanist...
More than a 100 market-goers near the Pike Street entrance to Pike Place Market.

Pedestrian Injury in Road Rage Brawl Underscores Need for Car-Free Pike Place

Nonetheless, conservative commentators keep arguing car-clogged Pike Place is working great and a welcoming doormat for the Market. The Urbanist has long argued for the...

Tell WSDOT What the Future of the State Highway System Should Look Like

When it comes to highway projects in Washington, the legislature holds all of the authority to decide how to allocate transportation funding. But while...

Crosswalk “Report Cards” Signal Seattle’s Next Traffic Safety Campaign

Earlier this month, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) installed two new signs near crosswalks in the High Point neighborhood. The blue signs give...

Bothell Preserves Main Street Pilot, Discarding Arguments About Hurting Transit

In June of 2020, the City of Bothell closed a one-block stretch of Main Street in its downtown to motor vehicles, opening the space...

SDOT Selects 15th Avenue S for North Beacon Hill Protected Bike Route

After well over a year of outreach on several proposed options, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has selected 15th Avenue S as the...