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The Seattle ROWIM or Right Of Way Improvement Manual may be the most important acronym guiding the development of Seattle streets today.
How wide are sidewalks required to be? Where can driveways go? What sorts of street lighting do developers need to provide around new condo buildings? These questions are always important, but they are of critical importance now.
You might be forgiven for …
by Glen Buhlman, Kirkland Greenways
October 17, 2014
Should you need to be lit up like an airport runway in order to cross a street without getting hit by a car?Public Domain Road Safety Authority Ireland
This expectation is becoming common in our region. Rather than focus on the lack of safety on our streets and committing the required funding and staff resources to engineer safer streets, we too …
by Peter Steinbrueck October 2014Have you witnessed the cutting down of mature trees in your neighborhood and wondered if it was legally permitted? It's pretty shocking to watch, and see outside your windows, where there was once a beautiful living mature tree canopy. You can help!
The City of Seattle has numbers you can call to report any potentially unlawful tree cutting, either on public or private property. This …