Here’s why the new signal at 83rd and Greenwood still isn’t fully operational

The crosswalk signal at 83rd and Greenwood made some headlines a few months ago in large part because it was constructed in the same place as a community-made crosswalk that was painted in September 2021.

The crossing is part of the neighborhood greenway connection between Greenwood and Green Lake, and the improved crosswalk even garnered a community celebration when it opened in October. But it has since been somewhat unreliable. It turns out, the bike detection camera was faulty, and SDOT won’t be able to fix it until early 2023. Until then, you can push the button to activate the signal. From SDOT:

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1 Response to Here’s why the new signal at 83rd and Greenwood still isn’t fully operational

  1. Peter Breyfogle says:

    And the button doesn’t work at 35th Ave NE and NE 80th Street.

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