People's Waterfront Coalition

The Citizens' Alternative to Rebuilding Seattle's Viaduct


The following materials are available in Adobe Acrobat format (pdf). If you would like further information, contact us via email at or phone at 206-624-1061.


Frequently Asked Questions about the People's Waterfront Coalition. (953K)

PWC Onepager
Call to Action from the People's Waterfront Coalition. (1.24Mb)

The Truth About the Tunnel (97K)

Sustainable Economics of Seattle's Highway Capacity (572K)

CNU study underway, Highways to Boulevards: Reclaiming Urbanism and Revitalizing Cities (268K)

PWC in the News

Demand a Third Option: Waterfront tunnel would only bury traffic problems, not fix them, Real Change News, Mar 29, 2006

Option to tear down viaduct appears to gain some traction, The Seattle Times, Mar 26, 2006

Weekday on KUOW, KUOW, Mar 6, 2006

Danny Westneat: Who's crazy now?, Seattle P-I, Mar 8, 2006

Shut down the viaduct, The Seattle Times, Mar 2, 2006

Greg Nickels' secret plan to destroy Pike Place Market, The Stranger, Feb 23, 2006

Letter from Boston, Belltown Messenger, Feb, 2006

City needs to shelve freeway options, Seattle P-I, Dec 25, 2005

PWC featured in PBS documentary Edens Lost and Found

Driving Lessons, The Stranger, December 15, 2005

Viaduct funding "Very, very impossible" Seattle P-I, Jan 20, 2005

A Bad Case of Tunnel Vision, The Stranger, Dec 9, 2004

Do the Strand, Metropolis Magazine, Oct 2004

Total Access, The Stranger, July 22, 2004

Paved Over, The Stranger, July 1, 2004

Just Tear Down the Viaduct!, Belltown Messenger July 2004 (pdf)

A No-highway Waterfront, Seattle Times Op-Ed May 21, 2004

Take Viaduct Down Before It Collapses, Seattle Post-Intelligencer April 28, 2004

Design Perspectives: Are We Better Off Without the Viaduct?, Daily Journal of Commerce, April 21, 2004 (pdf)

Earthquakes, Gribbles, and Life without the Viaduct, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 17, 2004

Viaduct Option: Don't replace it, Seattle Times April 14, 2004

Group Wants Alaskan Way Viaduct Gone with No Replacement, KOMO 4 News, April 13 2004

New Group Has New Idea for Alaskan Way Viaduct: Scrap It, Seattle Post-Intelligencer April 14, 2004

Nothing Goes Here, The Stranger April 5 2004