Feet First Files Appeal, Calls on UW to Complete Burke-Gilman Trail Upgrades

The 2018 University of Washington Campus Master Plan (UWCMP) is the regulatory vehicle for future development of the university’s main Seattle campus. The draft plan anticipates that up to 6,000,000 net new gross square feet of space may be developed over the next 10 years, adding 8,500 more students and 4,700 additional employees by 2028. All […]

Burke-Gilman detour route through the UW campus

Due to Montlake Triangle Project construction, pedestrians and cyclists who use the Burke-Gilman Trail segment through the eastern part of the University of Washington campus will experience a modification to their travel. The scheduled start date for this change is Monday, February 2. The current switchback through the small parking lot (C12) near the Montlake Triangle […]

Candidate responses (Statewide): 2015

HOW CANDIDATES STAND ON WALKABILITY (STATEWIDE): 2015   The Feet First Policy Committee reaches out to candidates about their perspective on creating more walkable communities. This year 8 candidates responded from multiple statewide races.   General Questions   1) Safe Routes to School: The Safe Routes to School program has historically funded engineering (such as […]

Candidate responses (Seattle): 2015

HOW CANDIDATES STAND ON WALKABILITY (SEATTLE CITY COUNCIL): 2015   The Feet First Policy Committee reaches out to candidates about their perspective on creating more walkable communities. This year 26 Seattle city council member candidates responded to our annual Feet First Candidate Questionnaire.   Questions   1) Move Seattle: How could the Move Seattle levy […]

WEEKLY WALK AROUND THE NEWS

Posted by Zoe Harris and Drew DeVitis   Local   Scott Kubly is named the new director of SDOT. Streetblog published an article on Kubly’s time in Chicago.   The City of Redmond recently received two awards, the Governor’s Smart Communities Award and the Puget Sound Regional Council (PRSC) award, for its efforts in promoting smart growth planning and […]

WEEKLY WALK AROUND THE NEWS

Posted by Zoe Harris and Drew DeVitis   Local   Atlantic Cities profiled In Motion, a community-based program in King County, Washington, that encourages people to use alternative travel modes.   A candlelight vigil was held last night for Sandhya Khadka, who was killed by a truck while crossing 5th Ave NE on her way to catch […]