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

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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 […]

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, […]

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.   […]