Pedestrian Chronicles

City Waterfront Plan Criticized for Unfriendly Pedestrian Design

Arguing that the current waterfront plan provides inadequate pedestrian access, three local associations file appeals questioning city's Alaskan Way project.

11/22/2016 By Cassandra Calderon

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Data Shows Peds and People Below King County Median Income Dominate Light Rail Ridership

Nearly 60 percent of light rail passengers arrive by foot.

10/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Email: Seattle Times Reporter Calls Out Paper's Own Anti–Sound Transit Bias

Reporting on Sound Transit and arm twisting for donations.

10/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Increase in Walking Outpaced All Other Modes of Commuting

Number of people walking to work in Seattle leaped by 50 percent.

10/03/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Pedestrian Chronicles, Scott Kubly Chronicles, and Sally Bagshaw Is Not Running for Mayor

SDOT director settles for $10,000 in ethics investigation.

07/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Money from Parking Garage Should Go to Pedestrian Investments

City's rosy spin on parking garage downplays ill-advised choice to subsidize parking.

06/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

SDOT Recommends Moving Forward with Pedestrian-Only Street Project on Capitol Hill (Kinda)

Residents support Pike Street closure, sexist language in murder coverage, and more on SDOT director Kubly.

04/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Council Approves More Important Appointment

Caffeinated news featuring pedestrian design, the right to know, and a GOP PR campaign.

04/21/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday Likes and Dislikes: Oil Trains, Megaphones, and Street Uses

Caffeinated news featuring the state house, the city council, and the Department of Planning and Development

03/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

In Council Stampede, Bagshaw Remains Only Incumbent without a Challenger

Caffeinated news featuring downtown Seattle by the numbers, candidates by the numbers, and transportation funding by the numbers

02/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: O'Brien Votes Against Vulcan's "Corporate Park"

O'Brien casts lone 'No' vote on $500,000 waiver for Vulcan development in SLU.

02/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Lake City Statement of Intent

A budget item fails, but generates a connection between social justice, urbanism, and traditional neighborhood activism.

11/14/2014 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Looking for a Longterm Solution on Rainier Ave. S.

SDOT to address "significant issues" on Rainier Ave. S.

11/13/2014 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Park(ing) Day Tomorrow. Stop by PubliCola's SwaPark

50 pop-up parks commandeer streets of Seattle tomorrow.

09/18/2014 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Pedestrian Chronicles: Fed Grants Announced. No Ped Bridge, No Burke-Gilman Fixes

Oil spill protection for Makah and $20 million Port of Seattle upgrades make list.

09/12/2014 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Win One for the YIMBYs

Developers told not to waste development capacity.

08/13/2014 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Seattle Gets Stellar Rating for Pedestrian Safety

Seattle has a low (meaning good) Pedestrian Danger Index.

05/20/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Urbanism

Pedestrian Chronicles: Foot Traffic Spikes Citywide

SDOT saw an 18 percent increase in pedestrians.

05/16/2014 By Josh Feit

Urbanism

Pedestrian Chronicles: Seattle's Picturesque Matrix!

The rendered life.

04/30/2014 By Josh Feit

Urbanism

Pedestrian Chronicles: Bell Street Park Gets It Right

Turning a car-only zone into a mixed car/ped zone caters to the natural efficiency of cities.

04/18/2014 By Josh Feit