Afternoon Jolt

Our Mayor Murray Week in Review: Latino and East African Businesses Didn't Fare Well

Fact-checking Mayor Murray's cheery weekly report

08/14/2015 By Josh Feit


No Arrest Made in First Hill Hit-and-Run, Although SPD Knows Driver's Identity

A Cleancapes truck driver hits a Seattle pedestrian on First Hill, killing her instantly.

08/01/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCalendar: God, Plants, and Microhousing

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/15/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: He Was Paid Much More

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Constantine's veggie luncheon and more.

05/13/2014 By Morning Fizz


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


The Pedestrian Chronicles: The Pike-Pine Corridor

The Downtown Seattle Association promotes a new plan to connect the waterfront to Capitol Hill.

03/06/2014 By Josh Feit


The Pedestrian Chronicles #2

Whose streets?

02/10/2014 By Josh Feit


How to Cross the Street

It’s not quite as pedestrian as you think.

07/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Gay Rights and College Tuition

Our daily roundup.

10/31/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Wednesday Jolt: Northgate Light Rail Pedestrian Access

The day's winners and losers.

08/01/2012 By Afternoon Jolt


New Report on Bike and Ped Funding Concludes: "Not Fair."

A new report concludes that we're cycling and walking more---but paying for bike and pedestrian improvements less.

01/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Street Paint Is Really Expensive, Apparently

The intersection of 1st Ave and University St in downtown Seattle is one of the most prominent pedestrian crossings in the entire City. So, did SDOT run out of white paint, or what?

01/12/2011 By Dan Bertolet


Save The Cars On Pike Street!

Recently some folks have been floating around the idea of making certain streets in the Pike/Pine neighborhood off limits to cars during weekend nights. To prove that I am not a fundamentalist car hater, let me say this: It's a silly idea.

09/10/2010 By Dan Bertolet


Beacon Hill Bike Group Gets Organized. And Gets Cash.

Unsatisfied with the intra-neighborhood bike and pedestrian facilities in Beacon Hill, Beacon BIKES! organized, landed a $15,000 grant, and set out to create a neighborhood network that meets their needs.

08/24/2010 By Josh Cohen

City Hall

What Good is a City No One Can Walk In?

There's an easy way to fix Seattle's crumbling infrastructure. (Dorsol Plants is filling in for Dan Bertolet this week. Bertolet is on vacation.)

08/18/2010 By Dorsol Plants


Ballard Bridge East Sidewalk Closed for Three Weeks

Bicyclists and pedestrians beware, the Ballard bridge east sidewalk will be closed for the next three weeks (excluding weekends) to allow contractors to clean and paint the handrails.

08/12/2010 By Josh Cohen

Morning Fizz

A Veto-Proof Majority

04/19/2010 By Morning Fizz


Ped/Bike Reality Check

02/09/2010 By Dan Bertolet