Walking

Stanwood Mulls ‘Strong Towns’ Style Main Street Makeover

Stanwood, a fast-growing town 25 miles north of Everett, is considering overhauling its main street to embrace walkability and good old fashioned main street...

Lake Washington Boulevard to Open for Walking and Rolling on 10 Weekends

The weekend car-free open street will launch on Friday, May 20 by 7:00pm. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced that, for a third...

Bellevue Implements Strategies to Protect People Walking and Rolling Downtown

People who spend time walking or rolling around Downtown Bellevue might have noticed a slight change to their experience over the last couple of...

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...
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...

With More Funding Than Ever, WSDOT Issues Call for Pedestrian, Bike, and Safe Routes...

The Urbanist has already reported on how we have officially entered the era of Move Ahead Washington, the state's $17 billion, 16-year transportation package...

Mayor Harrell Closes Third and Pine Bus Stop, Hoping to Get Handle on Street...

Starting April 2nd, Mayor Bruce Harrell is temporarily closing one of the busier bus stops in Seattle due to crime concerns. His administration hopes...

Midweek Video: The Bad, The Ugly, and The Mildly Acceptable of Pedestrian Overpasses

Anyone who uses a pedestrian overpass can tell you that they leave much to be desired. CityNerd takes a dive into them to evaluate...