Vision Zero

Getting Vision Zero Back on Track


Problem: 80% of pedestrian fatalities in Seattle happen on multilane arterials.

Solution: The single most important thing the city can do is redesign dangerous streets.

Reducing the number of lanes and converting the extra space to widened sidewalks, protected bike lanes, bus lanes, or even planting strips for street trees is the most effective strategy. The West Seattle bridge repair project demonstrated that SDOT …

Take the City of Seattle Survey Now!


Share your vision for Lake Washington Boulevard

We've been pushing for a more accessible Lake Washington Boulevard for two years, and we're not stopping now! The community visioning process is underway, and despite past surveys run by SDOT that supported keeping the street open to people walking/biking/rolling, the results of this survey will likely be the only ones taken seriously.

The survey can be a bit confusing. We recommend …

Stay Healthy Streets: 2022 Update

What’s Next for Healthy Streets in Seattle?

In the spring of 2020, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways pushed the idea of Open Streets as one of our 8 Solutions for Safe Social Distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. These streets are closed to vehicle through-traffic and OPEN to people walking, rolling and biking in the street (local access, deliveries and emergency services are still allowed). Thanks to the outspoken support of neighborhood advocates …

the Seattle Transportation Plan must be bold!

As you might have already heard, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is creating a new plan called the “Seattle Transportation Plan.” This plan will guide transportation planning and implementation for the next decade and beyond. It will update and combine the city’s bike, freight, pedestrian, and transit maps into one plan. It also will determine how and where people will fit onto Seattle’s streets. Learn more here.  This plan …

Act Now to Influence the Seattle Transportation Plan!

A green logo of a tree with people walking, rolling, running, biking, and sitting in a line beneath it. Text reads "Seattle Neighborhood Greenways."  

Take SDOT’s survey to influence the new Seattle Transportation Plan!

The Seattle Dept. of Transportation (SDOT) just launched the first of two rounds of community engagement. Two ways to give input: