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Tag Archives: feet first
Protest statements from local transportation orgs
As massive protests against racist and brutal policing pass the half-month mark, the City Council has passed some significant limits on police weaponry and use of chokeholds. The Council is also developing major changes to the city budget through new … Continue reading
Bike and transit advocacy should work together, meetup Saturday
Washington State’s downtown Seattle highway tunnel is at least $223 million over budget and 2 and a half years behind schedule. All for one highway tunnel expected to carry 40,000 motor vehicles per day once it opens with no transit … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged cascade bicycle club, feet first, seattle neighborhood greenways, seattle transit blog, transit and bicycles, transportation choices coalition Comments Off on Bike and transit advocacy should work together, meetup Saturday
Today: Join a community walk in Greenwood for Move Seattle
Did you know the Move Seattle levy will build a road safety project at every single public school in the city? It’s true! And that’s just one example of a community-generated idea in the nine-year transportation levy. But boosting Safe … Continue reading
Vote! Here’s who safe streets organizations are supporting
Have you voted yet? Don’t wait. Your ballot should be arriving any day if it hasn’t already. Vote Yes on Seattle Transportation Benefit District Prop 1 More and better King County Metro transit service. Not sure I really need to … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged 2014 general election, cascade bicycle club, feet first 7 Comments
Want to learn how to start a bike train to your local school? Cascade hosting workshop Saturday
Schools, teachers and parents across the Puget Sound region have started organizing bike trains in recent years, one key part of the bike-and-walk-to-school revolution. Essentially, bike trains are like walking school buses, but on wheels. Volunteers (often parents) lead a … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged ballard, bike trains, cascade bicycle club, feet first, walk bike schools, walking school buses 1 Comment
People-powered events for Earth Day weekend
We already told you about the Pedaler’s Fair, which is not necessarily an Earth Day event but will surely be awesome. Below is a list of some other people-powered events to look for this weekend. Our list of people-powered Earth … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged ballard, earth day, events, feet first, latona pub Comments Off on People-powered events for Earth Day weekend
Feet First: SPS makes Safe Routes to School key to transportation plan
Seattle Public Schools will identify safe walking routes for walking school buses for every K-8 school in the district as part of a plan to prevent car drop-offs. Providing safe ways for kids to bike and walk to school is … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged feet first, neighborhood greenways, safe routes to school, seattle public schools 4 Comments
Happy Park(ing) Day!
We only have a certain amount of public space, and yet we use so much of it to park our cars. For just one day, people all over the world take back urban space one parking spot at a time, … Continue reading
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Why do we need pedestrian advocacy?
Walking in Seattle published an editorial today asking, “Does Seattle need a pedestrian advocate?” After all, bicycle advocates have had some success getting bicycle projects completed and are a strong voice in city policy. So why not pedestrians? The idea … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged 2011 budget, advocacy, feet first, walking 3 Comments
New SDOT walking map a good step forward – UPDATED x2
In the style of the city bicycle map, SDOT has released a city walking map, noting areas where grades become steep and other points of interest to walkers (such as viewpoints and public art). It also notes some walking routes … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged feet first, maps, sdot, walking 3 Comments