Entries for date "May 2017"

The Cost of Vision Zero

Ronacin Tjhung was struck & killed at MLK & South Graham January 2017 Ronacin Tjhung, father of 4 young children, was struck & killed in January 2017 at MLK & South Graham on his way to work January 2017 May 25, 2017 Cathy Tuttle, @SNGreenways Executive Director Every life is precious, and over the course of a year, thousands of lives in Seattle are impacted by traffic violence. In just the past few months in Seattle, two young parents were hit and killed …

Vision Zero in a Sanctuary City

May 30, 2017 Statement from Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Coalition:

We Renounce Deportation Based on Traffic Violations

Seattle, WA­ –– The undersigned members of the Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Coalition release the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s announcement on 2/21/17 that a forthcoming executive order may expand deportable offenses to include traffic violations. Advocates for safe streets have tired of hearing the trivialization of traffic violence as “just a …