2022 Year-in-Review


We’re making progress on the issues that you said mattered most. At Seattle Neighborhood Greenways we are a bottom-up organization, where our volunteer-led coalition sets our priorities for the year. And to make progress it takes all of us — staff, volunteers, and allies. Thank you for being a part of it! We hope you will take a moment to reflect on what we were able to accomplish together this …

What's Happening in the 2023 Seattle City Budget

Advocates like you rallied across Seattle, giving public comments and writing to elected officials to push for a city budget that aligns with your values and priorities. On Nov 29, City Council finalized the 2023 Seattle City Budget. After a tough year with low revenue projections, next year’s budget includes some wins and setbacks for people walking, rolling, and biking.

Three photos in a banner: A child holding a sign that reads "Look out for pedestrians" behind a pile of flowers; A woman wearing a dark blue hijab and and sitting in a wheelchair, waiting to cross the street; A person in a blue jacket riding a bike in a protected bike lane with a colorfully painted concrete barrier.

3 Big Wins:

  1. Vision Zero budget increases to $8 M …

ACT NOW for a 2023 City Budget that reflects your values!


Thank you to those of you that have been engaged in Budget Advocacy already this year! We’re now in the home stretch. 

The City of Seattle is failing to reach its safety, equity, and climate goals. A budget is a moral document, and we are working with the Seattle Solidarity Budget Coalition to ask the City Council to amend the Mayor’s proposed budget to better reflect our shared values.

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Vision Zero

Getting Vision Zero Back on Track


Problem: 80% of pedestrian fatalities in Seattle happen on multilane arterials.

Solution: The single most important thing the city can do is redesign dangerous streets.

Reducing the number of lanes and converting the extra space to widened sidewalks, protected bike lanes, bus lanes, or even planting strips for street trees is the most effective strategy. The West Seattle bridge repair project demonstrated that SDOT …