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Sunday: World Day of Remembrance will be a healing space for those impacted by traffic violence

Every year, about 20 people die in traffic collisions in Seattle. Another 150 people are seriously injured, often resulting in life-changing health issues. And for every one of these victims and survivors, there is a community of loved ones whose … Continue reading

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Vigil for World Day of Remembrance is Sunday, street safety panel Friday

A year ago, hundreds of silhouettes of people started showing up along Seattle streets. Each of the 212 figures represented a devastating truth: A person died in traffic here. The demonstration — organized by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways in partnership with … Continue reading

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‘I hope that others who have gone through tragedy or will in the future will never feel alone’

Loved ones of just a couple of the 240 people killed in Seattle traffic in the past decade spoke to a gathering of friends, first responders, city officials, safe streets advocates and neighbors Thursday at City Hall. Neighbors then took … Continue reading

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Neighbors for safe streets unite at City Hall for World Day of Remembrance Thursday

Two hundred forty people have been killed in Seattle traffic in the past decade. Ten times that many have been seriously injured. Thursday, in solidarity with similar events across the world, neighbors from all over Seattle will converge on City … Continue reading

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