Monday, October 15, 2007

The "No-highway" Solution for Seattle's Waterfront



This is a good fight. Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct is one of the most shameful and ugly remnants of the Interstate Highway System. It is unsafe, and unneeded. This pile of concrete separates the City of Seattle from it's most lovely and valuable resource, Elliot Bay. (Just like the Embarcadero Freeway cut San Francisco off from its waterfront for so many decades. Thankfully, an earthquake and grassroots action removed that monstrosity.)

Now folk in Seattle are organizing to tear this sucker down, and replace it with a living city. They deserve your support.

The People's Waterfront Coalition is a fast-growing association of organizations and individual citizens who want to prevent the construction of a new highway on the shore of Elliott Bay in Downtown Seattle.

1 comment:

miguel said...

amazing!!
i thought the seul highway case was the only one in the world. great to know there are a lot more!