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LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | The Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge is almost here! We’re celebrating all the ways we’ve designed and built the bridge to help our community thrive

Join us on October 2 for the grand opening of the Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge and ribbon cutting ceremony. Visit our website for event details.  First up: designing for accessibility.  The City of Seattle strives to make city programs, services, and activities equally accessible to all. The Northgate Pedestrian and… [ Keep reading ]

With three new Link light rail stations come walking, biking, bus, parking and loading improvements!

Summary Three new Link light rail stations on Sound Transit’s 1 Line arrive October 2 in the U-District, Roosevelt, & Northgate neighborhoods. We are busy getting ready. Take a look at the connections we are working together to make across North Seattle. A new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over I-5 at Northgate reconnects neighborhoods divided for 60 years… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s buses, trains, and ferries are ready when you are!

Summary: During Ride Transit Month, we’re celebrating public transit in Seattle. Transit will play a key role in our COVID-19 recovery.  Thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle and Seattle Transportation Benefit District dollars, we’re making transit improvements across the city.  Check out some of the transit projects that are… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | We’re installing the Northgate Pedestrian & Bicycle Bridge spans the weekends of June 12-13 and June 19-20; expect short overnight I-5 closures

Summary  We are installing the two Northgate Pedestrian & Bicycle Bridge spans!  Early Sunday morning closures are planned on Sunday, June 13 and Sunday, June 20. Northbound I-5 will be closed between Lake City Way and Northgate Way from 11:59 PM on Saturday, June 12 to 4 AM on Sunday, June 13. The northbound on ramp at NE 85th St will also be closed, with traffic there being detoured to Aurora Ave.  Southbound… [ Keep reading ]

SURVEY | Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace & parking changes near the new Northgate & University District Stations

Recent curbspace access and parking updates:  Paid parking rate adjustments coming June 1 to improve access to Seattle restaurants, cafes, stores, and other businesses. On-street parking & curbspace changes coming to Uptown. Uptown community informs new plan to prioritize on-street parking for neighborhood businesses and residents and encourage transit use, biking and walking to… [ Keep reading ]

SURVEY | Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace & parking changes near the new Roosevelt Station

It’s happening! Sound Transit announced this month that the Roosevelt Link Light Rail Station is on schedule to open on October 2, 2021! In preparation for the new station and new travel patterns in the area, we’re proposing updates to some on-street parking near the station. Read on to see them.   We want to hear… [ Keep reading ]

Dear King County Metro, Sound Transit, Washington State Ferries, and Monorail, we ❤️ you!

Dear Bus, Light Rail, Ferry Boat, Water Taxi, Street Car, Sounder Train & Monorail operators,   It’s Transit Appreciation Day and we wanted to share some of the reasons why we love and appreciate you, our transit operators.  Day in and day out, you greet us with a smile and take us to wherever we need to go. Whether we’re going… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle bridge spans arrived this weekend, and we’re bringing you along for the final phase of construction!

Summary By fall 2021, you will be able to walk, roll and bike safely above I-5 using the Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge thanks to your investment through the Levy to Move Seattle. This project shows how powerful regional partnerships, foresight, and community-informed design are coming together to create a more equitable, resilient,… [ Keep reading ]

New Sound Transit Link light rail stations are coming to NE 130th and NE 148th Streets! With your help, we’ve studied how we could make getting to the stations easier and safer.

Summary  The Shoreline South/148th Link light rail station is planned to open in 2024. The NE 130th St Station is scheduled to open in 2031, however in February 2020 the Sound Transit Board approved advancing final design and may consider opening the station sooner.  In our NE 130th St & Shoreline South/148th Stations Multimodal Access… [ Keep reading ]

We’re working on a new mobility on demand solution thanks to a grant from Transit Planning 4 All!

We were recently awarded a grant from Transit Planning 4 All to inclusively plan and implement a mobility on demand solution in the Seattle-King County region! Although many Seattleites are not moving around nearly as much as we used to because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us still rely on transit. Transit Planning 4 All supports communities across… [ Keep reading ]