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Bell Street: A Chance to Shape a Final Piece of the Waterfront Project

A survey on possible Bell Street changes is open for public comment through February 12th. As work continues at a feverish pace to complete some...

State Road Safety Push Overlooks Design, Dwells on Enforcement

On Thursday, a bipartisan group of leaders held a press conference addressing a new focus on traffic safety during this legislative session. Sen. Marko...

Seattle Wins Major Federal Grant for Citywide Safety Upgrades

On Monday, Senator Maria Cantwell's office announced that the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has been selected to receive over $25 million from the...
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Report Ranking US Metros Shows Walkable Urbanism Pays Dividends

Despite negative pandemic rhetoric, demand for walkable urbanism remains high, creating a source of untapped potential growth in cities across the country. Take a moment...

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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Navigating Kirkland’s Pedestrian Nightmare — And Paradise

Whenever I write an article or series that charts the development of cities and neighborhoods in the Puget Sound, I always make an effort...

WALeg Wednesday: Saldaña Drops Bill to End Jaywalking

More housing bills queued up in Week 2 Welcome to the second week of the Washington State Legislature 2023 Session. We have added two new...
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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...