Entries for date "2024"

Transportation Levy Wins and Losses

Following months of advocacy, we’ve reached the end of the Seattle Transportation Levy drafting process. Before this moment passes and we shift focus to next week’s approval vote and ultimately to the Seattle voters who will have the final say on the levy this November, we wanted to pause and thank over 1,600 people who used our form email to push Council towards a bigger and bolder levy and the many more who wrote emails, made phone calls, and gave public comment virtually and in person at City Hall.

Six Fatalities in the Last Week Shine Light on the Need to Increase Safety with Larger Transportation Levy

While investigations into each case are ongoing, what can be said now is that we are not making sufficient progress on Seattle’s Vision Zero goal, to eliminate fatal and serious injury collisions. At Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, we believe the next transportation levy, which will be on the Seattle November 2024 general election ballot, must take bold steps to get this safety crisis under control.

The levy is currently with the Seattle City Council for review and amendments.

Big Moment for the Future of Biking

Every Seattle neighborhood deserves bike routes that are safe, comfortable, and convenient for people of all ages and abilities. Through advocacy, we’ve made tremendous progress in the city, from building the downtown bike network to creating safe routes to bike to school.