Walking

Sunday Video: Crossing The Street Shouldn’t Be Deadly, But It Is

Jason Slaughter highlights how North American streets are designed as deadly spaces for people walking, rolling, and biking. Slaughter compares those streets to ones...
people walk and roll across a rainbow painted crosswalk

State and Local Leaders to Participate in Week Without Driving Challenge

Join them by signing up for Disability Mobility Initiative's Week Without Driving 2022 Next Monday, September 19th, Disability Mobility Initiative will begin its Week Without...

Imagining a Car-Free Zone in Bellevue: Two Proposals

In most communities in America, cars, trucks and streets dominate the environment where people live. Heavy traffic and aggressive drivers make many roads smelly, noisy,...

West Marginal Way Protected Bike Lane Postponed Again for Additional Analysis

Plans to fill a longtime gap in protected bike infrastructure between the Duwamish Trail to South Park and the West Seattle Bridge Trail hit...

Washington Legislature Makes a Quantum Leap on Complete State Highways

A new policy included in Move Ahead Washington could vastly improve bike and pedestrian access and safety on state highways. When the Washington State Department...

Midweek Video: How To Improve A Stroad (Seattle’s Aurora Avenue)

Ray Delahanty of CityNerd visited Seattle to showcase the city's preeminent stroad: Aurora Avenue. Delahanty offers a sobering overview of the road, but he...

Could Seattle See a Food Truck Renaissance as SDOT Loosens Restrictions?

The City of Seattle is seeking to grapple with what the long-term implications of how Seattle residents expect to use public space following the...

Canopy-Heavy Green Streets Hold the Key to Climate-Proofing Mobility

Last month, Urbanist reporter Ryan Packer wrote about how the massive SR 99 tunnel project in Seattle is bleeding money due to traffic being...