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Map of Seattle road fatalities (2001-2009)

ITO World has created a map marking the spot of every road fatality in the country between 2001 and 2009, and it’s shocking (h/t Seattle Transit Blog). The victims are marked by whether they were in a car, on a … Continue reading

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Reminder: Road Safety Summit tonight at Bike Works

I will be in Columbia City this evening helping to host a Road Safety Summit forum at Bike Works (at Rainier Ave and S Ferdinand). The forum will get under way at 6 p.m., wrapping up around 8. We will … Continue reading

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Bike Works to host Road Safety Summit forum in Columbia City

There are two more city-sponsored chances to take part in Seattle’s Road Safety Summit: November 15 at Northgate Community Center and November 21 at Southwest Community Center (both from 6-8 p.m.) But, at the city’s suggestion, Bike Works has decided … Continue reading

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People walking bear disproportionate number of traffic deaths and tickets

Here is a look at the recently-released SDOT 2010 Traffic Report, in light of the city’s Road Safety Summit. This post focuses on data for people walking. We will dive into the data related to biking in a later post. … Continue reading

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Dangerously short walk signal at Alaskan Way and King

When I went down to walk around on the Viaduct Saturday, I encountered this extremely short walk signal at Alaskan Way and King St. This intersection connects the old waterfront trail with the newly-opened Alaskan Way Trail, so it is … Continue reading

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More details on the city’s upcoming Road Safety Summit

The mayor’s office has released more details about the upcoming Road Safety Summit. The first forum will be at 6 p.m. October 24 in the Bertha K. Landes room at City Hall. From the mayor’s office: Please join us for … Continue reading

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Mayor announces date of first road safety summit meeting

The first of three Road Safety Summit meetings will be October 24, Mayor Mike McGinn announced on his blog. The Summit was called after Robert Townsend became the third person killed while biking in Seattle this summer. “It’s time to … Continue reading

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