Wilburton Light Rail Station Area Planning Moves Forward

Wilburton - Grand Connection

Over the past year, the City of Bellevue has been working on a station area plan for the area around the future Wilburton light rail station, located across the freeway just east of Downtown Bellevue. This effort will provide a sweeping new vision for the area, which is poised to serve as Bellevue’s next great […]

Feet First Urges City Council to Fund Improvements for a Walk-Friendly Seattle

October 23, 2017 Seattle City Council PO Box 34025 Seattle, WA 98124-4025 Dear Councilmember: Feet First represents people of all ages looking for safe, accessible, and inviting ways to go by foot.  Walking is a vital transportation mode that strengthens communities, reduces pollution, and promotes good health.  Since 2001, we have worked to ensure that […]

October Events – Seattle Mayoral Forum and Walkable Washington

Whether it’s Jenny Durkan or Cary Moon, Seattle’s next mayor will shape our city’s public spaces, cultural lives, natural environment, and livability for generations. That’s why Feet First is pleased to partner with Seattle Parks Foundation, ArtsFund, Seattle Music Commission, Grist, Crosscut, KEXP, and KING 5 in presenting a Seattle Mayoral Forum on Arts and the Environment on […]

2017 Walkable Washington Symposium is October 18!

SAVE THE DATE! Walkable Washington Symposium Northwest African American Museum October 18, 2017 8:30 am to 4:30 pm We’re thrilled that this year’s conference will be held at the Northwest African American Museum. We’re equally thrilled to be working with this year’s Master of Ceremonies, Guy Michaelsen, Principal at Berger Partnership; and our keynote speaker, […]

Last Mile Solutions: Improving Access to Healthcare

Universal Design

  A Northwest Universal Design Council Forum Monday, June 19, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 pm Bellevue City Hall Room 1E-108 450 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue   While public transit is an essential component of the transportation system, getting from a transit stop to a hospital or health clinic presents a “last mile” challenge for many. […]

#GiveBig on May 10

Walkable communities are healthier, safer, and more economically vibrant. Feet First’s mission, since 2001, is to help people create walkable neighborhoods. Your support is essential to our success and that’s why we’re asking for your help during #GiveBig on May 10. Thank you!   Here are a few of the ways Feet First makes a […]

CALL TO ACTION: Feet First Opposes Bill Allowing New Schools in Rural Areas

    A bill making its way through the Washington legislature, ESHB 1017, would allow school districts to site new schools beyond the urban growth boundary under certain circumstances. This proposed legislation is intended to provide relief for school districts claiming they can’t find land for new schools within urban areas. Although this is a […]

Shoreline ‘Trail Along the Rail’ Feasibility Study Underway

The City of Shoreline is studying a proposal to build a multi-use trail along the future Sound Transit light rail line. Similar to the Interurban Trail paralleling Aurora Avenue along the east side of I-5, the trail would run from N 145th Street to NE 195th Street. Construction funding has not yet been identified.   […]