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Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

Every Monday, we’re posting a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. In this week’s update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge stabilization update   West Seattle Bridge Community Task… [ Keep reading ]

EVENT | Oct. 28 Highland Park Community Meeting to Reconnect West Seattle

On Wednesday, October 28, we will be checking in with the Highland Park community. We’ll share what we heard on the Home Zone walks taking place on October 20-21, and collect additional feedback from the community to develop a proposed home zone plan. The meeting is co-hosted with the Highland… [ Keep reading ]

The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force has met twice recently – once with Mayor Durkan – as we get closer to a decision to repair or replace the bridge.

Watch the 10th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting on YouTube. (This week’s meeting will be available soon!) Summary At our 10thWest Seattle Bridge Community Task Force meetinglast week,Mayor Durkan continued to express how important it is for her to prioritize equity,protect lives and preserve public safety.During the Q&A… [ Keep reading ]

EVENT | Do you live in Georgetown? Join our meeting on Oct. 19 to learn about our Home Zone plan and share feedback.

On Monday, October 19, we will be checking in with the Georgetown community. We’ll share what we heard on the Home Zone walk on October 16, and collect additional feedback from community to develop a proposed home zone plan. The meeting is co-hosted with the Georgetown Community Council. Meeting Details:… [ Keep reading ]

OPPORTUNITY | We’re seeking new members for the Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board! Read on for details and how to apply.

Are you passionate about making it safe and easy for people of all ages and abilities to get around Seattle? The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Boardis seeking two new members to serve two-year terms starting this fall through August 2022.Members volunteer about 8-10 hours per month. Please consider applying(or encouraging someoneyou know)to… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Stabilization

Every Monday, we’re posting a blog to keep you informed about our progress to stabilize the bridge, our efforts to address traffic and mobility, and other items related to the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. In this week’s update: High-Rise Bridge Stabilization Update Paving at West Marginal Way SW and… [ Keep reading ]

EVENT | Do you live in South Park? Join our meeting on Oct. 13 to learn about our Home Zone plan and share feedback.

On Tuesday, October 13, we will be checking-in with South Park, to report back to the larger community on what we heard on the Home Zone walk on October 5, and collect additional feedback from community to develop a proposed home zone plan. A home zone plan involves the entire… [ Keep reading ]

As we hit the 6-month mark of the West Seattle Bridge closure, the Community Task Force met for the 9th time, and we shared an update on our plans for West Marginal Way.

Summary  West Seattle High-Rise Bridge stabilization work is continuing, and stay tuned for video in an upcoming blog.  The Low Bridge Subcommittee is almost fully formed, and will meet for the first time next week.  We shared updates on the cost-benefit analysis: how we’ll be measuring attributes, and the three categories of risks we’re keeping top of mind. … [ Keep reading ]

Crossing the street in Lake City will soon be much safer at several intersections, starting with NE 125th St and 28th Ave NE

Summary Safety is our number one priority, andinLake City– the home of Lake City Way, one of the busiest arterial routes in Northeast Seattle –we’re makingimportant safety improvements. NE 125thSt and 28thAve NE saw tragic loss of life last year, andwe’rebuildingimprovements at this and a nearby intersection earlier than planned… [ Keep reading ]

An introspective, retrospective look at PARK(ing) Day.

Summary PARK(ing) Day didn’t take place last Friday in Seattle – another example of how COVID-19 continues to impact communities worldwide.  PARK(ing)Day began as a grassroots movement, but has grown creatively year after year across the world. It has inspired conversations and partnership with Seattle communities, and some ideas have had long-term… [ Keep reading ]