Move Seattle

Beacon Hill Intersection

School Proximity and Speeding Tickets: Still Can't Win Safety Improvements

A loss for traffic safety advocates in Seattle.

December 7, 2019 - The Urbanist

Seattle, Washington

Latest Version of the Seattle Bike Plan Restores Some Previously Discarded Bike Lanes

Budget concerns cut some of the planned bike infrastructure included in the Seattle's updated bike plan earlier this year. The city has responded to some of those concerns with its latest version of the draft plan update.

June 15, 2019 - MyNorthwest

Seattle, Washington

Budget Overruns Put the Brakes on Seattle's Bicycle Master Plan

After initial projects funded by the 2015 Move Seattle levy came in well over budget, the city of Seattle will now have extra pressure to choose impactful projects while reducing the scope of its Bicycle Master Plan.

April 12, 2019 - The Urbanist

Street With No Sidewalk

Costs and Outcomes of Seattle Sidewalk Program

Move Seattle included a promise of 250 blocks of new sidewalks and pathways. But costs are much higher than predicted and the low-cost pathways are minimal improvements for pedestrians.

January 26, 2019 - The Urbanist

Seattle Bus Rain

Substantial Changes for Move Seattle Plan

The reality of the Move Seattle is proving to be much less robust than the vision promised to voters who approved the $930 million levy in 2015.

December 4, 2018 - The Seattle Times


Implementing Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan

The Seattle Department of Transportation has released a five-year roadmap for implementing the city of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan (PMP).

February 12, 2018 - The Urbanist

Court Decision Forces Seattle to Improve Sidewalk Infrastructure

The city of Seattle has finally been compelled to maintain pedestrian infrastructure in keeping with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

July 26, 2017 - The Urbanist

Walking the Dog

Seattle's New Updated Pedestrian Master Plan Includes $22 Million for Sidewalks

The promised update for the city of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan was released to the public last week.

March 27, 2017 - Office of the Mayor Edward B. Murray


Looking for Concrete Goals in Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan Update

With the plan update process for Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan underway, one writer wonders why the plan is setting firmer goals for increased mode share.

December 24, 2016 - The Urbanist


Critiquing the Implementation of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan

A status update of the Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan leaves a writer wondering if the backlog of pedestrian infrastructure maintenance will grow while only a few planned projects get built.

August 23, 2016 - The Urbanist

Urban Planner

Environmental Science Associates

Land Use Field Representative - Culpeper County

Piedmont Environmental Council


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HUD’s 2022 Innovative Housing Showcase

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

Expanding HUD’s Eviction Protection Grant Program

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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