Posts for August, 2015

Don’t be a Jerk Part 3: Pedestrians too.

August 13th, 2015

Relieving traffic congestion and moving everyone around our city efficiently and safely is one of the biggest challenges our city faces. I’ve focused my last two blog posts on how we can all make it easier and safer to get around.  First with cars, second for bikes. My solution –as they say in the skate […]

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Opiate Addictions: They’re Increasing and We Need to Get Ahead of It

August 12th, 2015

By Laura Robinson, Intern to Sally Bagshaw* Heroin-induced overdose deaths have risen steeply in King County and the United States in recent years. In the King County Board of Health report delivered in March 2015, heroin involved deaths jumped from 21 in the first half of 2010 to 69 in the first half of 2014. […]

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Don’t be a Jerk Part 2

August 4th, 2015

This is the second in a series of blog posts about what we can do to reduce traffic congestion around our city. First, I shook my finger at drivers who were blocking intersections, driving in designated bus and bike lanes and blocking pedestrian crosswalks. Since I wrote that post, I have had multiple conversations with SDOT and the […]

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