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The Aurora Traffic Safety Project

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Project Launched, June 18, 2009

On June 18th, 2009, SDOT Director Grace Crunican hosted a unique and lively event to officially launch the Aurora Traffic Safety Project. The event featured a walk for safety on Aurora to Bagley Elementary School. Walkers were accompanied by the sweet melodies of the accordion, the Feet First Chicken, and the Bagley Bee. After the walk, students and parents heard about the importance of this project from Director Crunican, Deputy Mayor Tim Ceis, Bagley Elementary Principal Kimberley Kinzer, parent Mary Sullivan. and SPD Captain Michael Fann. Then the Washington State Patrol and Seattle Police Department officially kicked-off the project by launching a motorcycle emphasis patrol on Aurora.


Walk for Safety


Crossing Aurora at N 80th St


Expect Pedestrians


Expect the Unexpected


The Bagley Bounce


Deputy Mayor Tim Ceis addresses the crowd


Bagley Elementary Principal Kimberley Kinzer


Bagley parent and involved neighbor Mary Sullivan

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For more information contact Jim Curtin, project manager, at (206) 684-8874 or email jim.curtin@seattle.gov.

To learn more about Traffic Safety Corridors visit: The Washington Traffic Safety Commission's Web site.

Project Launch, June 18, 2009

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