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Grant Request Would Accelerate Complete Streets Investments on State Highways

State highways like SR 900 in Skyway are missing safe places to bike and walk. A mandate to fix that could be expedited by an ambitious $100 million grant that the state is seeking from the EPA.
Fellow advocates stand behind Cantor and hold signs urging action on safe streets.

Mobility Advocates Find Support for Bigger Levy in Poll, Council Deliberates

A recent poll found Seattle would support a $1.9 billion transportation levy focused on fix-it-first and safety investments, but the City's proposal currently sits at $1.45 billion.

Yesler Connection to Waterfront Bike Trail Finally Advances Toward Construction

Months before Seattle's waterfront trail opens to people on bikes, the City finally has a plan to connect it to the rest of the downtown bike network.

Seattle Levy Proposal Keeps Modest Pace of Building New Sidewalks

250 blocks of new sidewalks was a big win from the Move Seattle levy. Now it's seen as the new baseline, with the 27% of missing blocks citywide being put front and center in the levy debate.

Seattle Gives Up on Bike Network Expansion Goals in Draft Transportation Levy

Seattle's 2015 transportation levy committed to expanding the city's bike network by 110 miles. Its follow up doesn't include a specific target.
A bike lane with a biker symbol

Bellevue Pursues Long-Term Alternative to Shelved Bel-Red and Northup Bike Facilities

With the idea of creating space for people to bike on busy Bel-Red Road and Northup Way off the table, the only option left on the table is a project to create a new street in Bellevue's BelRed neighborhood sometime in the 2030s.

A Deep Dive on the 15 Corridor Upgrades in Seattle’s Draft Transportation Levy

The transportation levy proposed this month by the Harrell Administration would overhaul at least 15 corridors around the city. Here's what's on the table when it comes to changes on those streets.

A Car-Free Ave? U District Residents Envision Pedestrianizing University Way

A UW student is seeking to spark a community conversation about finally pedestrianizing The Ave after decades of dreaming.