A message from our neighbors at Thornton Creek Elementary… Hello neighbors, My name is Tristan Osborn and I represent parents from Thornton Creek Elementary, a Seattle Public School located at 7712 40th Ave NE, Seattle, 98115 in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Concern has been raised by parents regarding unsafe traffic conditions, especially during drop-off and pick-up times. We have taken several steps to enhance pedestrian safety in our neighborhood, including the installation of crossing flags at key pedestrian crosswalks around the school and the successful request of a funded crossing guard for NE 77th Street where it crosses 40th Ave NE. Read More …
The Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board is accepting applications for several new members to help make walking in Seattle safer and easier. Applications are due by Friday, January 27, 2017. The board advises the Mayor and City Council, participates in planning and project development, evaluates policies, and makes recommendations to all city departments including SDOT. More information and application details can be found at http://sdotblog.seattle.gov/2016/12/08/lets-get-seattle-walking/.
Wedgwood’s neighbor to the north, Meadowbrook, will feature the subject of sidewalks at the January 10th Meadowbrook Community Council meeting.
In January 2017 construction will begin on a sidewalk on the south side of NE 95th Street, from 32nd to 35th Avenues NE
Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, and I am out of my food coma, I can reflect upon our WCC meeting and share what the take away’s were. On Tuesday November 22nd, the OneLife Community Church at 3524 NE 95th Street, played host to the WCC monthly meeting. We had Caylen Beaty, from SDOT attend our meeting and provide us with a 10-15 minute presentation regarding the North Paving projects for 2018. We also had Pamela Bowe, from the Meadowbrook Community Council, speak to us regarding neighborhood HUBS and emergency preparedness. During Caylens presentation she explained what factors are going Read More …
Safe Routes to School includes projects and programs for education about safe walking and biking. In the month of October 2016 groups can apply for up to $1,000 to fund projects.
A new sidewalk will be built on the south side of NE 95th Street between 32nd to 35th Avenues NE.
Construction will continue in Autumn 2016 for sidewalks as part of Safe Routes to Wedgwood School.
Now you can see statistics on where traffic collisions have been most common in Seattle.
Would you like to have a yard sign to remind drivers to slow down on your street?