Seattle

America’s best bike lanes of 2016 show how to build robust...

(Editor's Note: Yesterday we looked at how Louisville stacks up nationally in terms of bike ridership and infrastructure. Part of that involved suggestions from...

How smart language helped end Seattle’s paralyzing bikelash

Instead of "cyclists," people biking. Instead of "accident," collision. Instead of "cycletrack," protected bike lane. It can come off as trivial word policing. But if...

Bike To Work Month: Seattle’s Biking Mayor

http://www.streetfilms.org/wp-content/plugins/flowplayer_wp/flowplayer/flowplayer.swf?REFRESH_FLAG As part of Bike to Work Month, I'll be posting several transportation-themes videos. This first one was shown at the Livable Louisville Forum in...

Crossing Pedestrian Style In Seattle, Louisville & England

http://www.streetfilms.org/flvplayer.swf This crosswalk in Seattle is a great idea. The yellow bump pad at the pedestrian curb cut acts as a button that stops traffic...

Okay, We’re Officially Jealous Of Seattle’s Streetcars

http://www.streetfilms.org/flvplayer.swf The 1.3 mile stretch of streetcar line that opened in Seattle just over a year ago looks amazing. Besides their smooth, silent, and odorless...

Jetson Green: Sustainable Alley House

The sustainable architecture blog Jetson Green shows just how green an alley house can be. This example from from Seattle, Washington is rated LEED...