Category Archives: Pedestrian Safety

Work on N 125th St. Sidewalk to Begin January 3rd

Doug Cox, Associate Planner with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) says that construction of the new sidewalk on the north side of N 125th St. from Greenwood Ave. N to the Interurban Trail is scheduled to begin on January 3rd. According to an update posted on the project website, “SDOT and its contractor will mobilize and…

Dangerous crosswalk in front of K-8 School/Broadview Thomson Safe Routes

We discussed the walking route map to school was changed to direct students away from the west side of Greenwood north of 137th where there is little or no walkable zone. The marked crosswalk and stop lines in front of the school (between 130th and 132nd) were remarked several weeks ago.  I was in the…

Road Safety in Seattle

Submit your comments on Road Safety in Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and members of the Seattle City Council have convened a Road Safety Summit to improve safety on our roads and ensure everyone gets where they’re going safely.  By the end of the day on November 23rd, go online to http://www.seattle.gov/roadsafety/comments.htm to provide your thoughts…

Neighbors Express Safety Concerns along NW 125th St.

On Oct. 17, 2011 a group of neighbors near NW 125th St. and 8th Ave. NW met with Gary Schimek from Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to express their concerns for pedestrian safety on 125th after SPU recently widened and paved the drainage ditch on the south side of the street.  NW 125th Street between 8th Ave. NW…

Safe Walks to Broadview-Thomson School

Friends, We, Gloria Butts, Member of the Neighborhood Planning Advisory  Committee for Broadview-Bitter Lake-Haller Lake; Kate Martin, Candidate for District 2 of the Seattle Public Schools Board; Kelly Crimmins, Parent of a child at Broadview-Thomson; Carol Mendoza, Assistant Principal at Broadview-Thomson; and I met with Brian Dougherty, Associate Transportation Planner for the Seattle Department of Transportation.  We met at…

MAYOR’S TOWN HALL NEEDED MORE PARTICIPANTS IN THE AUDIENCE TO MATCH THE CITY’S WORK IN STAGING THE EVENT…

Seattle residents in three zip codes (98133, 98117, and 98177) out here in the Northwest Seattle section of the City were invited to this Mayor’s Town Hall meeting last night. Given the amount of time and attention invested in staging these events, the turnout was a bit disappointing. I’d estimate attendance at around 70 to…

Crosswalk Construction at 130th & Aurora

A long-awaited improvement to pedestrian crosswalks at N 130th St. and Aurora Avenue N will begin construction on Tuesday May 31.  Seattle Department of Transportation has provided the infomation below. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) would like to inform you that construction will begin soon on a new crosswalk project in your neighborhood.  Project…

Speak Up About Transportation Needs

Seattle Department of transportation is sponsoring meetings to gather input from you about transportation needs.  The Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee III will hold a workshop at the Fremont Library on May 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.  Mayor McGinn will attend. 

Enforcement patrols on Aurora Avenue North Thursday April 14th

“The Aurora Traffic Safety Project would like to inform you of an upcoming safe driving enforcement patrol on Aurora Avenue North.

On April 14th beginning at 6:30 am and running all day and evening, the Seattle Police Department, Washington State Patrol and Washington Liquor Control Board will be conducting a major traffic enforcement patrol to deter aggressive and distracted driving on Aurora.

North 143rd Sidewalk Project Update

Just wanted to update you on the progress for the N 143rd Street sidewalk project. SDOT is proceeding with designing a concrete sidewalk on the northside of N 143rd Street from 1st Ave NW to the existing asphalt walkway just west of Linden Ave N.

Category Archives: Pedestrian Safety

Work on N 125th St. Sidewalk to Begin January 3rd

Doug Cox, Associate Planner with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) says that construction of the new sidewalk on the north side of N 125th St. from Greenwood Ave. N to the Interurban Trail is scheduled to begin on January 3rd. According to an update posted on the project website, “SDOT and its contractor will mobilize and…

Dangerous crosswalk in front of K-8 School/Broadview Thomson Safe Routes

We discussed the walking route map to school was changed to direct students away from the west side of Greenwood north of 137th where there is little or no walkable zone. The marked crosswalk and stop lines in front of the school (between 130th and 132nd) were remarked several weeks ago.  I was in the…

Road Safety in Seattle

Submit your comments on Road Safety in Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and members of the Seattle City Council have convened a Road Safety Summit to improve safety on our roads and ensure everyone gets where they’re going safely.  By the end of the day on November 23rd, go online to http://www.seattle.gov/roadsafety/comments.htm to provide your thoughts…

Neighbors Express Safety Concerns along NW 125th St.

On Oct. 17, 2011 a group of neighbors near NW 125th St. and 8th Ave. NW met with Gary Schimek from Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to express their concerns for pedestrian safety on 125th after SPU recently widened and paved the drainage ditch on the south side of the street.  NW 125th Street between 8th Ave. NW…

Safe Walks to Broadview-Thomson School

Friends, We, Gloria Butts, Member of the Neighborhood Planning Advisory  Committee for Broadview-Bitter Lake-Haller Lake; Kate Martin, Candidate for District 2 of the Seattle Public Schools Board; Kelly Crimmins, Parent of a child at Broadview-Thomson; Carol Mendoza, Assistant Principal at Broadview-Thomson; and I met with Brian Dougherty, Associate Transportation Planner for the Seattle Department of Transportation.  We met at…

MAYOR’S TOWN HALL NEEDED MORE PARTICIPANTS IN THE AUDIENCE TO MATCH THE CITY’S WORK IN STAGING THE EVENT…

Seattle residents in three zip codes (98133, 98117, and 98177) out here in the Northwest Seattle section of the City were invited to this Mayor’s Town Hall meeting last night. Given the amount of time and attention invested in staging these events, the turnout was a bit disappointing. I’d estimate attendance at around 70 to…

Crosswalk Construction at 130th & Aurora

A long-awaited improvement to pedestrian crosswalks at N 130th St. and Aurora Avenue N will begin construction on Tuesday May 31.  Seattle Department of Transportation has provided the infomation below. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) would like to inform you that construction will begin soon on a new crosswalk project in your neighborhood.  Project…

Speak Up About Transportation Needs

Seattle Department of transportation is sponsoring meetings to gather input from you about transportation needs.  The Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee III will hold a workshop at the Fremont Library on May 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.  Mayor McGinn will attend. 

Enforcement patrols on Aurora Avenue North Thursday April 14th

“The Aurora Traffic Safety Project would like to inform you of an upcoming safe driving enforcement patrol on Aurora Avenue North.

On April 14th beginning at 6:30 am and running all day and evening, the Seattle Police Department, Washington State Patrol and Washington Liquor Control Board will be conducting a major traffic enforcement patrol to deter aggressive and distracted driving on Aurora.

North 143rd Sidewalk Project Update

Just wanted to update you on the progress for the N 143rd Street sidewalk project. SDOT is proceeding with designing a concrete sidewalk on the northside of N 143rd Street from 1st Ave NW to the existing asphalt walkway just west of Linden Ave N.

Category Archives: Pedestrian Safety

Work on N 125th St. Sidewalk to Begin January 3rd

Doug Cox, Associate Planner with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) says that construction of the new sidewalk on the north side of N 125th St. from Greenwood Ave. N to the Interurban Trail is scheduled to begin on January 3rd. According to an update posted on the project website, “SDOT and its contractor will mobilize and…

Dangerous crosswalk in front of K-8 School/Broadview Thomson Safe Routes

We discussed the walking route map to school was changed to direct students away from the west side of Greenwood north of 137th where there is little or no walkable zone. The marked crosswalk and stop lines in front of the school (between 130th and 132nd) were remarked several weeks ago.  I was in the…

Road Safety in Seattle

Submit your comments on Road Safety in Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and members of the Seattle City Council have convened a Road Safety Summit to improve safety on our roads and ensure everyone gets where they’re going safely.  By the end of the day on November 23rd, go online to http://www.seattle.gov/roadsafety/comments.htm to provide your thoughts…

Neighbors Express Safety Concerns along NW 125th St.

On Oct. 17, 2011 a group of neighbors near NW 125th St. and 8th Ave. NW met with Gary Schimek from Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to express their concerns for pedestrian safety on 125th after SPU recently widened and paved the drainage ditch on the south side of the street.  NW 125th Street between 8th Ave. NW…

Safe Walks to Broadview-Thomson School

Friends, We, Gloria Butts, Member of the Neighborhood Planning Advisory  Committee for Broadview-Bitter Lake-Haller Lake; Kate Martin, Candidate for District 2 of the Seattle Public Schools Board; Kelly Crimmins, Parent of a child at Broadview-Thomson; Carol Mendoza, Assistant Principal at Broadview-Thomson; and I met with Brian Dougherty, Associate Transportation Planner for the Seattle Department of Transportation.  We met at…

MAYOR’S TOWN HALL NEEDED MORE PARTICIPANTS IN THE AUDIENCE TO MATCH THE CITY’S WORK IN STAGING THE EVENT…

Seattle residents in three zip codes (98133, 98117, and 98177) out here in the Northwest Seattle section of the City were invited to this Mayor’s Town Hall meeting last night. Given the amount of time and attention invested in staging these events, the turnout was a bit disappointing. I’d estimate attendance at around 70 to…

Crosswalk Construction at 130th & Aurora

A long-awaited improvement to pedestrian crosswalks at N 130th St. and Aurora Avenue N will begin construction on Tuesday May 31.  Seattle Department of Transportation has provided the infomation below. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) would like to inform you that construction will begin soon on a new crosswalk project in your neighborhood.  Project…

Speak Up About Transportation Needs

Seattle Department of transportation is sponsoring meetings to gather input from you about transportation needs.  The Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee III will hold a workshop at the Fremont Library on May 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.  Mayor McGinn will attend. 

Enforcement patrols on Aurora Avenue North Thursday April 14th

“The Aurora Traffic Safety Project would like to inform you of an upcoming safe driving enforcement patrol on Aurora Avenue North.

On April 14th beginning at 6:30 am and running all day and evening, the Seattle Police Department, Washington State Patrol and Washington Liquor Control Board will be conducting a major traffic enforcement patrol to deter aggressive and distracted driving on Aurora.

North 143rd Sidewalk Project Update

Just wanted to update you on the progress for the N 143rd Street sidewalk project. SDOT is proceeding with designing a concrete sidewalk on the northside of N 143rd Street from 1st Ave NW to the existing asphalt walkway just west of Linden Ave N.