Which candidates for mayor will make safe streets a top priority? Find out Monday at a mayoral candidate forum hosted in Madison Valley by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways and sponsored by a long list of safe streets groups, including Seattle Bike Blog. In fact, I just may be one of the evening’s MCs along with Bike Works Executive Director Deb Salls!
On July 1st, from 7:00-8:30 PM at the MLK F.A.M.E Community Center eight of the candidates for Seattle mayor will discuss top issues facing Seattle’s streets such as safety, walking, safe routes to school, access to transit, maintenance, neighborhood business districts, greenery, and biking. Eight of the candidates for mayor have confirmed and are expected to attend.
The forum is hosted by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways and the Park Shore Retirement Community with support from the Madison Park Community Council, Seattle Parks Foundation, Commute Seattle, Sustainable Seattle, Senior Services, Seattle Subway, Feet First, the Bicycle Alliance of Washington, Cascade Bicycle Club, 12th Ave Stewards, Seattle Bike Blog, Futurewise, Capitol Hill EcoDistrct and Bike Works.
When: July 1st, 7:00-8:30 PM
Where: Madison Valley at the MLK Family, Arts, Mentoring, and Enrichment Community Center, 3201 E Republican Seattle, WA 98112
Transportation: The community center is served by nearby bus routes 8 and 11 and is on the Lake Washington Loop bike route. A donation bike valet will be available. There is no off-street car parking.
Anticipated attendance: Mike McGinn, Peter Steinbrueck, Bruce Harrell, Ed Murray, Charlie Staadecker, Kate Martin, Joey Gray, and Mary Martin (Doug McQuaid did not respond to our invitation).