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Seattle Recalculates Walk Signal Timing to Make Crossings Safer for Pedestrians

The new formulas for calculating the length of walk signals are designed to give people more time to safely cross the street.

April 2, 2021 - The Seattle Times

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Seattle Neighborhood Groups Propose Aerial Gondola to Replace Light Rail Expansion

Impatient with the city's light rail expansion plans, some residents are looking to aerial gondolas as a new mode of public transit.

December 28, 2020 - The Urbanist

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Seattle Plans to Connect Bike Network by 2020

Downtown Seattle has many disconnected bike lanes, so to make sure there are more safe routes for bikers, the city council passed a resolution that sets out a timeline to connect them.

August 3, 2018 - Curbed Seattle

TransitScreen Provides Real Time Info in Downtown Seattle

A new service provides transit users live, real-time displays of all transportation options within proximity to various locations in downtown Seattle, Washington.

November 7, 2014 - Seattle Transit Blog

Seattle DOT to Head in a Different Direction

A change in mayoral administrations means a change at the top of Seattle's Department of Transportation. After almost four years, Peter Hahn will make way for a new director. Lynn Thompson examines his accomplishments and hints at what may be ahead.

November 26, 2013 - The Seattle Times

Guerrilla Bike Lane Intervention Leads to Sanctioned Solution in Seattle

Recently, we told you about what may have been the friendliest correspondence ever conducted over the installation and removal of an illicit protected bike lane. We can now report an even happier ending: the implementation of a permanent solution.

July 17, 2013 - Seattle Bike Blog

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