Community Groups Call for A Day of Action on Rainier Ave

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SEATTLE- This Wednesday community members are calling on the city to act NOW to fix the most dangerous street in Seattle. Rainier Avenue South averages over a crash a day, with 1,243 crashes in the past three years. Community members are standing up for a Rainier Ave S that is safe for all people to walk, bike, drive, catch the bus, shop, and live.

Safety Over Speeding Day of Action Wednesday, May 20th 5:30-7:30 pm, at the corner of Rainier Ave S and S Edmunds St in Columbia City.

  • 6:00-6:15 pm – Words from business owners, victims, and Councilmember Bruce Harrell. Hear from Susan Davis of the Rainier Chamber, Councilmember Bruce Harrell, small business owners, and traffic collision victims.
  • 5:30-6:30 pm – Crosswalk Protest: Neighborhood activists will walk across Rainier Ave S holding signs promoting safety and asking for action (5:30-6:30 pm).
  • 5:30-7:30 pm – Get Well Soon Rainier Ave: Members of the public will be invited to sign a “Get Well Soon”  card for business owners and other people who have been affected by traffic collisions all along Rainier Ave S.
  • 6:30-7:30 pm Safety Awareness Posters: Neighborhood activists will hang up posters that highlight the human toll Rainier Ave’s current dangerous design is taking on our community

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For additional information please contact: Rainier Valley Greenways, Phyllis Porter @

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