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Vision Zero

Washington Reconsiders 2030 Target Zero Goal in Face of Increasing Traffic Violence

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission held a difficult conversation last week around its longstanding goal of ending fatalities and serious injuries in traffic by...
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Major Transportation Improvements in 2023 to Test Tacoma’s Patience

2023 is looking to be a significant year for transportation in Tacoma. A number of city-led projects are reaching maturity, like the Hilltop Link...

Bothell Finds Its Long-Term Vision for a Citywide Bike Plan

The City of Bothell is poised to adopt an update to its citywide bike plan, providing itself a literal road map for the city...
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SDOT Adds Gravel Pit to Dangerous Burke-Gilman Track Crossing in Ballard

The bloody saga of the Burke-Gilman Trail's Missing Link never seems to end, and the latest disappointment in this odyssey involves treacherous gravel pits....
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Road Work Will Disrupt Seattle Bike Network Ahead of 2024 Additions

Seattle's network of safe bike facilities continues to expand, if not at the pace that many safe streets advocates would like to see. According...

Bus Lanes Still Under Consideration As Part of Route 48 Revamp

One of King County Metro's frequent workhorse routes connecting multiple current and future light rail stations along the east side of the city could...

Federal Boost Helps Shoreline’s 148th Street Pedestrian Bridge

A planned bicycle and pedestrian bridge connecting Sound Transit's coming light rail station at NE 148th Street in Shoreline with the growing residential district...
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South King County Sees Alarming Jump in Pedestrian Fatalities

Over ten years, the number of fatal crashes in eight South Sound cities has nearly tripled. In a year when traffic fatalities in Washington state...