Entries for date "2021"
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
An amazing thing happens when buses are diverted off of University Way Northeast and the remaining car traffic is reduced to just one lane. The prevalent sounds become conversation, laughter, and music in the newly-discovered quiet of this temporary pedestrian environment.
Welcome to Outdoors on the Ave, a rare experiment in pedestrianizing a key commercial district in one of Seattle's densest neighborhoods for daily walking and rolling activity. With the …
As students returned to school this month, parents have had a lot on their minds regarding their kids' health and safety—including the benefits of being outdoors.
In that vein, we’re thinking about how Seattle can make it safer, easier, and more comfortable for more kids to choose to walk, roll, or bike to get to school. Here’s a roundup of back-to-school news, featuring the critical advocacy work that's garnered …
Sept. 28, 2021