Meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the 6th Avenue NW Pocket Park, on the corner of NW 76th Street and 6th Avenue NW. Walkers can also join up at 10 a.m. at Cafe Bambino, on NW 65th Street at 4th Avenue NW.
The purpose of this walk is to build enthusiasm and support for safety improvements along 6th Ave NW. Safety improvements serve everyone, but particularly children walking to the several schools and preschools located along this corridor and elderly people who have chosen to age gracefully in place in this neighborhood.
The three most difficult areas to address financially and from an engineering perspective are the street crossings at NW 65th, NW Market, and NW 43rd crossing at Leary Ave NW.