Safe Streets & Sidewalks

News & updates

Pedestrian flag program celebration

On May 22, in partnership with the Northshore School District, City of Bothell launched a new school safety program at schools throughout Bothell. The program provides brightly colored pedestrian flags in containers at school crosswalks.

Quarterly update for Council

We presented the first quarterly Safe Streets & Sidewalks update to City Council on Apr. 18, 2017. Read the report for a recap of the program and to see what progress we've made so far, or just watch Public Works Director Erin Leonhart's presentation to Council.

You talked, we listened

You told us that safety and mobility improvements should be a top priority. The nine-year Safe Streets & Sidewalk levy addresses your concerns by funding street maintenance and safety improvements for neighborhood streets and arterials, including resurfacing, school walk routes, sidewalks, and crosswalks.
  1. What the program includes
  2. Where the money goes
Safe Streets & Sidewalks restores lost funding and targets priority projects throughout Bothell:
  • Improving the condition of major streets
  • Constructing sidewalks and crosswalks around schools
  • Asphalt patching and sidewalk repair and replacement
  • Fully funding Street Operations
  • Improving pavement marking, including striping

All about Safe Streets & Sidewalks

  1. About the Levy

    About the Levy

    Learn why we asked you to approve the levy, how much it costs, and what it pays for.

  2. Maintaining Bothell's Streets & Sidewalks

    Maintaining Bothell's Streets & Sidewalks

    The Streets crew works hard to extend the service life and maintain the safety, function, and appearance of Bothell’s public streets and walkways.

  3. Preserving Bothell's Pavement

    Preserving Bothell's Pavement

    The Annual Arterial Overlay Program monitors pavement condition, pursues grant funding, and designs and manages the construction projects.

  4. Safe School Walk Routes

    Safe School Walk Routes

    The program's goal is to work closely with Bothell schools to identify needs and provide safe walking routes for students.

  1. Sidewalk & Crosswalk Program

    Sidewalk & Crosswalk Program

    Learn about what the City is doing to address pedestrian safety.

  2. Levy-Funded Projects

    Levy-Funded Projects

    Learn about the City projects made possible because of Safe Streets & Sidewalks levy funds.

  3. FAQ


    Find answers to your most common questions about Safe Streets & Sidewalks.