Entries for date "January 2015"
For Immediate Release
Phyllis Porter Phyllis@Seattlegreenways.org (253) 545-8567
Leo Almanzor Memorial Walk Saturday, January 17, 2015 2 P.M. at 5th & Pike
A community was devastated by a horrific collision around 9:30 P.M. on November 22, 2014 as Leo Almanzor attempted to cross the intersection of Pike Street and 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle and was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver. Mr. Almanzor, 68, had taken the …
January 13, 2015
Congratulations to Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle Department of Transportation Director Scott Kubly, Seattle City Council Transportation Committee members Tom Rasmussen (Chair), Jean Godden, and Mike O'Brien for their bold leadership and vision that will soon make Roosevelt Way NE safer for everyone.
You can thank them all on this letter!
How does this project make Roosevelt Way NE safer?
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Every year, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways staff meets with UW faculty and students to set up guided research projects and classes.
In the fall of 2014, we worked with Urban Design & Planning Instructor Megan Horst to help develop a UW Studio class focused on behavior change that would lead to more walking and biking at UW. …
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January 6, 2015
Language is powerful.
The language we use everyday has the ability to change how people think about the world. Our ideas about reframing the language of traffic violence are starting to take root nationally!
Still, many news media outlets and even cities still call preventable crashes "accidents." By doing so, it frames traffic deaths as unavoidable byproducts of our transportation system. …
- Improved crosswalks, curb extensions, curb ramps, and sidewalks …