Meet the Seattle Safe Routes to School Partnership

Announcing a new collaboration between old friends.   In 2014, the Seattle Department of Transportation announced a request for proposals for a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) grant project with four Seattle Schools. Rather than compete for the contract, several local stakeholders decided to join together on the bid, and so the Seattle Safe Routes to School Partnership was born. … read more

Third Annual Stairway Walks Day Climbs to Success

On the morning of Saturday, February 7, nearly 100 participants across Seattle neighborhoods participated in Feet First’s Third Annual Stairway Walks Day. This unique event featured thirteen distinct walks from Jake and Cathy Jaramillo’s outstanding guidebook, Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods.   From the quiet, wooded Ravenna Park ravine to the bustling streets … read more

Central Area Neighborhood Greenway installation begins week of Feb 23

Central Area Neighborhood Greenway installation begins week of February 23   SEATTLE –The Seattle Department of Transportation will begin construction the week of Feb. 23on Phase 1 of the Central Area Neighborhood Greenway, in time for completion this spring. Phase 1 will run between South Jackson and East John streets along 25th Avenue, 22nd Avenue, … read more

Stairway Spring Cleaning Day

Join us Saturday, April 25 for Stairway Spring Cleaning Day to help keep your neighborhood  walkable and honor Seattle’s stairway legacy. Jake and Cathy Jaramillo, authors of Seattle Stairway Walks, in conjunction with Feet First, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, and the City of Seattle, are organizing a city-wide cleaning of public stairways. This first-ever stairway spring cleaning … read more

Feet First is Hiring a Team Leader

Team Leader   Feet First has been commissioned by King County Metro in partnership with Steer Davies Gleave to manage an exciting new In Motion Travel Conversation Campaign. The project’s intent is to engage with the public and encourage people to travel in a more sustainable way, by offering tailored advice and information to help … read more

Feet First is Hiring Travel Advisors

Travel Advisor   Feet First has been commissioned by King County Metro in partnership with Steer Davies Gleave to manage an exciting new In Motion Travel Conversation Campaign.   Travel Advisor Job Purpose: We are recruiting a team of Travel Advisors who will visit residents at their doorsteps over a ten week period in the … read more

Burke-Gilman detour route through the UW campus

Due to Montlake Triangle Project construction, pedestrians and cyclists who use the Burke-Gilman Trail segment through the eastern part of the University of Washington campus will experience a modification to their travel. The scheduled start date for this change is Monday, February 2. The current switchback through the small parking lot (C12) near the Montlake Triangle … read more

Healthy Transportation for SR-520

Dear Mayor Murray,   Thank you for your leadership building a transportation system that moves people efficiently throughout the region, and creates healthy places to live, work, and play. We are glad you share our vision of a modern transportation system that furthers Seattle’s economic, social justice, climate, livability, public health, and safety goals. We … read more

Gig Harbor Waterfront Walking Audit

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Gig Harbor Walking Audit Highlights Opportunities and Challenges along Waterfront   With an increasing number of shops, destinations, and natural setting, walking is the way people who live and play in Gig Harbor experience the waterfront.   With the update to the City of Gig Harbor’s Transportation Plan, the walking audit provides an opportunity to … read more

Walk At Your Own Risk: Sound Transit’s Future Rainier Station

Through our Sound Access for All campaign, we have been monitoring accessibility by people traveling by foot at future Sound Transit Link light rail stations throughout the region. This includes the future Rainier Station, which will be built within the I-90 right of way between 23rd Avenue South and Rainier Avenue South.     The Rainier Link light … read more