Rainier Neighborhood Greenway
Creating a network of family-friendly residential streets
December 16, 2014
Seattle is building a network of neighborhood greenways. Neighborhood greenways are safer, calmer residential streets for you, your family, neighbors and customers. On streets with low car volumes and speeds a greenway can:
Neighborhood greenways are not car free zones, do not add bike lanes and there are minimal if any on-street parking impacts.
In June and September SDOT hosted public meetings and gathered valuable input on building an east-west neighborhood greenway in Rainier Valley from the John C. Little Sr. Park to Seward Park Avenue S. From the input we received and the evaluation, we recommend a neighborhood greenway on:
The recommended improvements (shown on the map) include traffic calming, stops signs, wayfinding signs, sharrow pavement markings, reducing the speed limit from 25 MPH to 20 MPH and pavement and sidewalk repairs.
SDOT is working with other city departments and organizations on the possibility of including a recommendation from the Ribbon of Parks Association Report walking path improvements through John C Little Sr. Park.
This project is locally funded by the nine-year voter approved Bridging the Gap Levy.
December 2014 Letter Describing Route Changes
Emily Ehlers, Project Manager at Emily.Ehlers@Seattle.gov or (206) 684-8264
Dawn Schellenberg, Community Engagement Liaison at Dawn.Schellenberg@Seattle.gov or (206) 684-5189