by Lauryn Bray
As Seattle leans more heavily on traffic enforcement cameras to prevent collisions, some critics say their increasing use distracts from the need for infrastructural changes to regulate how traffic flows on major streets through the city.
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by Ben Adlin
Editors’ Note: This article is being updated live as we receive new information about the developing situation. ***Last updated: 3/1/2022 at 3:45 p.m.
Rainier Avenue partially reopened Tuesday afternoon, March 1, following a pair of landslides caused by recent wet weather. Traffic had been shut down since Monday in both directions along a portion of the South Seattle thoroughfare due to debris blocking the roadway and sidewalks.
No injuries or property damage related to the landslides have been reported, a Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) representative told the Emerald.
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by Leija Farr
According to the city of Seattle, “Over the last 10 years, there have been nearly 3,600 total collisions along Rainier Ave S.” As population grows, safety along Rainier Avenue is becoming more jeopardized. It’s an issue that impacts drivers as well as pedestrians.
Continue reading Rainier Avenue Undergoes Safety Improvements; Some Residents Say It Took Too Long