Vision Zero

A school crosswalk busy with students and parents in a sea of cars.

Seattle City Code Requires We Pave Over Playgrounds, But We Could Change That

The Washington State Legislature is in ongoing legal trouble for failing to properly fund schools. The City of Seattle has many solemn commitments to...
Aerial of the SR-99 corridor in Edmonds which is a strip of density in a sea of mostly single family homes.

Edmonds Is Planning SR-99 Corridor Safety Improvements, Some Benefiting Pedestrians and Bikes

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The City of Edmonds introduced Stage Two of their Highway 99 Gateway and Revitalization project on Tuesday, which will begin construction improvements described in...

24 Deaths in 2020 Show Seattle Still Falling Woefully Short of Vision Zero Pledge

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On July 26th of last year, a three-year-old boy was killed while sitting in a parked car that was struck by a box truck...

Sunday Video: Can We Make Cities Car-Free?

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https://youtu.be/g9-9CxCxrVE Dave Amos looks at how cities across the globe are making streets and districts car-free. He also explains how this is improving economic and...

Crafting a King County Transit Package

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There are probably a few King County Councilmembers kicking themselves right now for not running a countywide transit measure year. Seattle's overwhelming 80.32% victory...

Bellevue’s NE 8th Street is Deadly and Broken

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At 5:20pm Monday, Bellevue Police received a call about a pedestrian-driver collision near Crossroads Park. A 92-year-old gentleman was walking along NE 8th St...

Judkins Park to Mount Baker Bike Route Takes Shape

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Like a planned safe bike route running the length of Beacon Hill that we wrote about earlier this week, the Seattle Department of Transportation...

Seattle Should Extend Its Stay Healthy Blocks Pilot

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The future of the pilot, which relies on community sponsorship to open residential streets to pedestrians and cyclists, remains uncertain beyond the end of...