Entries for date "2016"
NE 65th is vital for businesses, schools, and people who live, work, and play in NE Seattle.
But in just the past three years in this short stretch NE 65th, 12 people walking or biking have been killed or sent to the hospital along just 0.3 miles of NE 65th St. In that same period of time, 12 car-only collisions injured 19 people. …
May 12, 2016
Shirley & Tim struggle to bike with their families in Seattle
In Part 1 of our story, we left Tim wondering how to commute by bike with his baby daughter and left Shirley stranded with her children trying to cross Seattle’s most dangerous street, Rainier Ave S. In Part 2, we’ll explain …
Biking in Seattle today requires skill and bravery. For someone new to biking, not comfortable jockeying with fast moving traffic, or trying to bike with their children, finding a safe route to work, the store, or school can be incredibly challenging - if not impossible.
Despite repetition by mainstream media and SDOT (Seattle Department of Transportation), Seattle is not currently a great city to bike in. The myth of …
May 9 2016
Update: Action Opportunity
Please join us for a Celebrate Safe Streets rally thanking the city for the progress so far and supporting further action.
Great news about Rainier Ave!
Seattle's most dangerous street, Rainier Ave S, got a 4-mile makeover last year, thanks to the tireless advocacy work of Rainier Valley Greenways volunteers AND excellent work by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Vision …
What is a raised crosswalk?
A raised crosswalk is simply a crosswalk that is higher than the surface of the road.
This West Seattle raised crosswalk makes this business district safer to walk around
7 reasons raised crosswalks awesome
- Safety and comfort for people crossing: We know that how fast someone is going determines how likely they are to see and stop for sometime trying to cross the street ( …