Entries for date "October 2021"
Yesterday, someone died while travelling on our streets. Same with last week. This is unacceptable. Everyone has a right to get to where they need to go safely.
Seattle has committed to Vision Zero, the goal to eliminate road-traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030. But we are failing to reach that goal. One big reason why is that the Vision Zero program has been chronically underfunded. …
The City of Seattle is failing to reach its Vision Zero, climate, and equity goals. A budget is a moral document, and we are working with the Move All Seattle Sustainably (MASS) Coalition to ask the City Council to amend the Mayor’s proposed budget to better reflect our shared values.
Two easy ways to ask the City Council to prioritize people walking, rolling, biking, and taking transit:
Quick Summary: People should be able to safely walk, bike, roll, and play on streets in parks. Click here to take action and tell the Seattle Parks Department to include this idea in their strategic plan.
During the pandemic, the Seattle Parks Department teamed up with the Department of Transportation to create a version of Stay Healthy Streets next to iconic parks, which they called Keep Moving Streets. These streets …
Photo courtesy of PATHSS Youth Participant L.S.
In collaboration with Beacon Hill Safe Streets and Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, our partners at
the Participatory Active Transportation for Health in South Seattle (PATHSS) study have been learning
from Beacon Hill youth about what they need to get from place to place.
This week the PATHSS team published findings from their study in Family & Community Health. To ask city leaders …
Oct. 13, 2021