By Bob Svercl, co-chair of Beacon Hill Safe Streets
Himalayan blackberries are quite delicious, but they can be quite vicious when you’re trying to ride in the rain on a trail that has been enveloped by them, their thorny vines grabbing at your rain jacket; they make for an un-fun trip. So is being forced to trek across sidewalks half-covered in vines and mud and bike lanes buried in …
Forming a grassroots movement to re-think Aurora Avenue
By Tom Lang
The Aurora Reimagined Coalition is a group of activists, community organizations, businesses, and neighborhood groups working to improve the Aurora corridor. Among the founding members are Licton-Haller Greenways, Greenwood-Phinney Greenways, Green Lake and Wallingford Safe Streets, and Ballard-Fremont Greenways.
The Aurora Reimagined Coalition leads a walking audit in Bitter Lake.
In the past 10 years, 27 people have been …
Nov. 24, 2021
12 Big Wins for the 2022 Seattle City Budget!
Advocates like you across Seattle have rallied allies, given public comment, and written to elected officials to push for a city budget that aligns with our values and priorities. On Nov 22, City Council finalized the 2022 Seattle City Budget. And it includes substantial gains, including tripling the budget for Vision Zero -- Seattle’s goal to have zero traffic deaths or …
The wide street in SODO where Ramona, 34, was killed by a drunk driver in September of this year.
Jared was out walking on January 1, 2021 and was hit by a driver and killed, the first traffic fatality of the year. He was 23 years old.
In March, Rainy, 53, died after being struck by a car while crossing the street in Lake City. The next day, Luri, also …
Protected bike lanes on Eastlake Ave connecting the University District and South Lake Union are long awaited and eagerly anticipated.
But current designs show protection ending two blocks south of the University Bridge, leaving people unprotected through the most dangerous section of this entire corridor.Act now to demand a complete, protected bike connection through this vital corridor! Comment period closes Monday, Nov 22, 2021.
A Dangerous Gap in …