2015 – 2016 Policy Recommendations for a Walkable Seattle Feet First
As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, Seattle is in need of significant improvements to its pedestrian infrastructure to make it safe, accessible and inviting for people
Sound Access for All: Northgate
In November 2015, Seattle voters took a big step towards making Seattle the most walkable city in America. Proposition 1, known as Let’s Move Seattle, is a nine-year transportation levy,
Middle School Bike and Pedestrian Safety Curriculum Grants
Grants of between $1,000 and $25,000 are available to middle schools in Washington State to implement OSPI’s Bike and Pedestrian Safety program. Applications are due December 3 using iGrants Form
Greenwood Community Walk for Proposition 1: How the Let’s Move Seattle Levy helps children, elders and chickens cross the road…
Who: Feet First, Let’s Move Seattle, Greenwood Phinney Greenways, Cascade Bicycle Club What: Community walk with children, elders and a chicken to highlight neighborhood improvements funded by the Move Seattle
Summer Walks and Stairway Sprucing
South Park was the place to be this summer if you were looking to do some awesome urban exploration. Funded by the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund, from July through September,
Let’s Move Seattle Puts People First
This November, Seattle voters will have the opportunity to vote yes on ballot Proposition 1 (Prop 1), which will function as a renewal of the expiring Bridging the Gap
Volunteers Needed to Walk our Talk on the Move Seattle Levy
The Move Seattle Levy, Proposition 1 on this November’s ballot, contains over $105 million in pedestrian-oriented projects in Seattle that will: repair damaged sidewalks in urban centers and villages
Story from the Sole: Laurie Towey Is Just Singin’ and Dancin’ in the Rain
Laurie Towey is a fairly recent addition to the Feet First Neighborhood Walking Ambassador program. Like many of us, though, she is long time lover of walking in community with
Mercer Students & Parents Get Safer Route to School–Audit Recommendations Adopted!
Our walking audits are unique and great community engagement tools. On our audits we work with community members, elected officials, and city staff to assess the community and identify barriers
Closed: Safe Routes to School Director (Interim through January 2016)
Background: Since 2001, Feet First has been working across the state to ensure all communities in Washington are walkable. We help people take steps that create better places to
Pedestrian Safety Bill Signed into Law!
On Monday, May 11, 2015, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5957, which creates a Pedestrian Safety Advisory Council. The bill, which was co-written by Feet First, had
Learn to Lead Neighborhood Walking Tours!
Calling all Walkstars… Do you love to explore new places on foot? Do you enjoy sharing your discoveries with others? Do you care about health, community, and design? Then become a Feet