Street view of a sidewalk

Sidewalks Are A Critical – Yet They’re Still Missing on Some Seattle Arterials

Disabled folks and other pedestrians rely on sidewalks to get where we need to go, yet a quarter of blocks in Seattle are missing sidewalks, including 1,800 blocks on arterial streets that lack a safe place to walk.
Krystal is wheeling up to get on a bus lift.

Krystal: Transportation Provides Independence

Krystal relies on transit to get to the Lakewood Center. If Tim Eyman’s Initiative 976 passes, she could be stuck at home.
Clark points to giant posters of snow covered streets

Victory! Seattle City Council Passes Resolutions that Will Increase Access on Our Sidewalks and Intersections

On September 30, the Seattle City Council approved two resolutions to make our sidewalks and intersections safer and more accessible for disabled folks, and more usable for all pedestrians!
Jonah on a transit ride

Jonah: Without Transit, My Mom Would Have to Drive Me

Jonah lives in Spokane and relies on public transit. Hear why he thinks Tim Eyman’s Initiative 976 is such a bad deal for Washington.
Woman on street corner

Traffic Signals that Work for All Pedestrians!

Seattle City Council is considering a resolution to ask Seattle Department of Transportation to create a traffic signals policy that would prioritize pedestrians. Hear Carol explain why this matters, and how slower crossing speeds help pedestrians of all ages
Image of Dixin in their wheelchair. They are positioned on the highway.

Our Sidewalks Are an Access Nightmare – Let’s fix them, Seattle!

We are working with the Moving All Seattle Sustainably Coalition to pass the MASS Transportation Package, which includes legislation to improve maintenance and access of our sidewalks. For more stories about our sidewalks, read our report. We hav…
Anna speaks at 976 press conference

Program Director Anna Zivarts’ Statement On Washington’s Initiative 976

Nearly 13 percent of people in Washington State have mobility-limiting disabilities. Many of us don’t have driver’s licenses, or access to a car. It’s not just disabled folks who are transit dependent – it’s also our youth, our elders, immigrants
Taxi signage with wheelchair symbol

Our region needs more wheelchair accessible taxis

September 13, 2019   Dear Mayor Durkan,    Currently there are only fifty wheelchair accessible taxis (WAT) to serve our 2.2 million residents of King County.    WATs are an essential piece of our transportation network, but customers often have
Image of a busy street. A car is in the right lane and a bike is resting against a pole on the sidewalk. The following words appear in yellow font: Bike Share Parking: Do The Right Thing

Bike Share Parking: Do the Right Thing!

We teamed up with Seattle Department of Transportation to create a video showing the do’s and don’ts of good bike share parking. Check out Dorian and Jacob as they describe the difficulties of navigating sidewalks that are blocked by bike