Archive for May, 2010

Perspective on fixing the Mercer Mess

The project to fix the “Mercer Mess” has been somewhat controversial, as some drivers have complained about inadequate improvement to travel times. However, this resident’s perspective highlights the benefits to pedestrians of...
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Opposition to Nickerson “road diet”

UPDATE: Orphan Road has word of a Google Group set up in support of the “road diet” The mayor’s proposal to put Nickerson St on a road diet is facing some opposition Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn’s “road diet” for...
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Bicyclists must yield to pedestrians on sidewalks

Sometimes pedestrians share the sidewalk with bicycles. When that happens, bicyclists are required to yield to pedestrians. From the PI’s Seattle 911 blog: Every person riding a bike on a sidewalk or public path shall yield the right of way...
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Walking Volunteer Park

Volunteer Park is a diversely landscaped park with open green space and several landmarks including a water tower, conservatory, and Seattle Asian Art Museum. View Walking Volunteer Park in a larger map Volunteer Park was purchased in 1876 and...
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SDOT installing more curb ramps

The SDOT blog mentions that more curb ramps (inclined planes) will be installed this summer: As previously reported here, SDOT is busy installing inclined planes, which we call curb ramps, throughout the city. As a result, we are creating a...
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