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The Pedestrian Master Plan Resources

The Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan draws on a large number of excellent resources, both from Seattle and from other cities. For assistance in locating additional resources, contact jennifer.wieland@seattle.gov

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Reports

State of the Pedestrian Environment (Draft)

SDOT 2007 Pedestrian Collision Report

SDOT 2006 Pedestrian Collision Report


Documents and Presentations


PMPAG process outline

Seniors Digest

Amy Laurent's Presentation: Public Health & the Built Environment

Jodie Vice's Presentation on Pedestrian Master Plan

Issue Update Prioritization Final

Draft PMP Participation Strategy

Draft PMP Scope Elements

Draft PMP Consultant RFQ

Draft PMP Consultant RFQ Attachment

Sidewalk and Curb Ramp Inventory

Draft PMP Scope Elements

PMP High Level Schedule

Draft PMPAG Goals Organization

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Sidewalk Inventory

Adults Over 65

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Arterials Speed Limits

Base City Map with Transit

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Cars per Housing Unit

Children Under 18

Disabilities 16 to 64

Disabilities 65 and Over

Disabilities Children 5 to 15

Freight Routes

Median HH Income

Ped Collisions 2002 to 2006

Pedestrian Destinations

Topography & Contours

Traffic Signals

Traffic flow 2006

Transit Classes

Urban Villages

Walk to Work Percentage

Watersheds

Zoning

 

Government and Non-Profit Organizations

Walkinginfo.org - Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center – USDOT-sponsored clearinghouse for information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, and access and mobility. Includes Sample Pedestrian Plans

National Center for Bicycling and Walking – This organization helps to create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities across North America. Their next biennial “Pro Bike/ Pro Walk”conference in 2008 is being held in Seattle.

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington -The MRSC is a non-profit, independent organization whose mission is "working together for excellence in local government through professional consultation, research and information services." This link provides a host of Washington-specific information related to developing pedestrian and bicycle facilities.

Walking in Washington - Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) - safety, recreational and technical information for walking research

FeetFirst - Washington State-based organization supporting the creation of walkable communities

The Seattle Parks Foundation - Bands of Green Report

Active Living by Design – A national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation aimed at increasing physical activity through community design.

Project for Public Spaces - A nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and sustaining public places that build communities.

Walkable Communities – Florida-based organization dedicated to helping communities of all sizes become more walkable and pedestrian friendly.

Center for Safe Routes to School in Washington State

National Center for Safe Routes to School

Street Smart: Cars dominate American roadways, but walkers, bikers and the disabled want more access.

Healthy Streets Campaign

Walkable Edmonton

Useful How-to Guides

From the Institute of Transportation Engineers:

From U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration:

From Victoria Transport Policy Institute:

Research on Pedestrian and Street Design Issues

Research on Pedestrian and Public Health Issues

Local Planning Context

Tools

Walk Score - Find out how walkable your neighborhood is!

2007 Urban Sustainability Forum

2007 Safe and Walkable Communities By Design - Prof. Anne Vernez Moudon



Neighborhood Walks

Help make Seattle the Most Walkable City in the Nation!
Head outside with neighbors, friends, and family and organize a neighborhood walk in your community!

Five Steps to Starting a walking group

Existing Walking Maps
Highpoint
North Beacon Hill
West Hill/ Skyway
Southeast Seattle
Rainier Beach
Southeast Senior Center
Rainier Vista
West Seattle
Haller Lake Circle
Seattle & King County

To add a walking map for your neighborhood, please contact Jennifer Wieland


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