Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Demographic Comparisons of New Seattle City Council Districts

The Seattle Times has an article today comparing demographics of the new Seattle City Council districts. Here is a link to the article, and to the interactive data site. In the data site select a category to compare in the box on the right side of the page and observe color coded shading for values…

Greenwood Avenue Multimodal Corridor Program Meeting

The Greenwood Community Council’s Transportation Committee will host a meeting next Tuesday featuring a guest speaker from SDOT, Ms. Sara Zora, to discuss the Mulimodal Corridor Program, specifically the Greenwood Avenue corridor. Greenwood Ave is obviously an important artery for all of our communities, and if you like please feel free to publicize this meeting…

City of Seattle Find It, Fix It Mobile App

The City of Seattle Find It, Fix It app offers smartphone users an easy way to report issues such as potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping, damaged streetlights and abandoned vehicles. The Find It, Fix It app is a scaled-down version of the city’s online service request system and includes geographic awareness to give users a convenient way to alert the…

Licton Springs K-8 Public Option School

Licton Springs K-8 is a public Option School for the Broadview neighborhood. Starting in the 2015-2016 school year, students in the Broadview-Thompson, Northgate, Greenwood, Bagley, and Olympic View Elementary attendance areas are eligible for school-bus transportation to our temporary location in Wallingford. If you are looking for a school that is dynamic, respectful, and student…

Arterial Speeds to be Reduced on Greenwood and Holman Road

As part of Seattle’s Vision Zero plan to have no pedestrian deaths the Seattle Department of Transportation has announced that the speed limit on Greenwood Ave. N and Holman Road NW will be reduced from 35 to 30. According to an article in today’s Seattle Times several other measures will be taken around the city, including…

Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day February 14, 2015!

Groups, businesses, and residents across Seattle come together the week of February 14 to celebrate this great day! Here are some ways for you to be a part of Neighbor Appreciation Day: List of Ideas on how you can celebrate Plan an event using these templates and tools Add your event to the Seattle Department…

911 Communications at NPAC Wednesday, February 4

The guest speaker at the North Precinct Advisory Committee (NPAC) on Wednesday, February 4 at 7 p.m. will be Captain Rick Reed of the 911 Communications Center.    Captain Reed will provide an overview of the operations of the center, and discuss how calls are prioritized.  He will also address concerns about how calls to the…

NE 130th St. Sound Transit Station Decision

Sound Transit is expected to make a decision in April 2015 regarding light rail station locations in the Northgate to Lynnwood extension.  One station being considered is a NE 130th Street Station at NE 130th and I-5.  The proposed 130th Street station would not have a parking structure and would rely on walkers, bikers, transit…

What Have We Learned After 20 Years of Urban Villages?

On Wednesday, January 28, Peter Steinbrueck will present the results and achievements of the Urban Village strategy, which was implemented with the Comprehensive Plan of 1994. Part of the Seattle Sustainable Neighborhoods Project (SSNAP), Steinbrueck will share on what he believes has worked and how we can improve the Comprehensive Plan with the Seattle 2035…

Broadview-Thomson Playground Design Meeting January 28

The Broadview Community Playground Improvement Committee invites you to attend the second community design meeting Wednesday January 28th at Broadview Thomson K-8 School from 5:30 – 8pm. We have received grant funding from the Department of Neighborhoods, City of Seattle to hire Barker Landscape architects to design a new playground. Come and give input on…

Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Demographic Comparisons of New Seattle City Council Districts

The Seattle Times has an article today comparing demographics of the new Seattle City Council districts. Here is a link to the article, and to the interactive data site. In the data site select a category to compare in the box on the right side of the page and observe color coded shading for values…

Greenwood Avenue Multimodal Corridor Program Meeting

The Greenwood Community Council’s Transportation Committee will host a meeting next Tuesday featuring a guest speaker from SDOT, Ms. Sara Zora, to discuss the Mulimodal Corridor Program, specifically the Greenwood Avenue corridor. Greenwood Ave is obviously an important artery for all of our communities, and if you like please feel free to publicize this meeting…

City of Seattle Find It, Fix It Mobile App

The City of Seattle Find It, Fix It app offers smartphone users an easy way to report issues such as potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping, damaged streetlights and abandoned vehicles. The Find It, Fix It app is a scaled-down version of the city’s online service request system and includes geographic awareness to give users a convenient way to alert the…

Licton Springs K-8 Public Option School

Licton Springs K-8 is a public Option School for the Broadview neighborhood. Starting in the 2015-2016 school year, students in the Broadview-Thompson, Northgate, Greenwood, Bagley, and Olympic View Elementary attendance areas are eligible for school-bus transportation to our temporary location in Wallingford. If you are looking for a school that is dynamic, respectful, and student…

Arterial Speeds to be Reduced on Greenwood and Holman Road

As part of Seattle’s Vision Zero plan to have no pedestrian deaths the Seattle Department of Transportation has announced that the speed limit on Greenwood Ave. N and Holman Road NW will be reduced from 35 to 30. According to an article in today’s Seattle Times several other measures will be taken around the city, including…

Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day February 14, 2015!

Groups, businesses, and residents across Seattle come together the week of February 14 to celebrate this great day! Here are some ways for you to be a part of Neighbor Appreciation Day: List of Ideas on how you can celebrate Plan an event using these templates and tools Add your event to the Seattle Department…

911 Communications at NPAC Wednesday, February 4

The guest speaker at the North Precinct Advisory Committee (NPAC) on Wednesday, February 4 at 7 p.m. will be Captain Rick Reed of the 911 Communications Center.    Captain Reed will provide an overview of the operations of the center, and discuss how calls are prioritized.  He will also address concerns about how calls to the…

NE 130th St. Sound Transit Station Decision

Sound Transit is expected to make a decision in April 2015 regarding light rail station locations in the Northgate to Lynnwood extension.  One station being considered is a NE 130th Street Station at NE 130th and I-5.  The proposed 130th Street station would not have a parking structure and would rely on walkers, bikers, transit…

What Have We Learned After 20 Years of Urban Villages?

On Wednesday, January 28, Peter Steinbrueck will present the results and achievements of the Urban Village strategy, which was implemented with the Comprehensive Plan of 1994. Part of the Seattle Sustainable Neighborhoods Project (SSNAP), Steinbrueck will share on what he believes has worked and how we can improve the Comprehensive Plan with the Seattle 2035…

Broadview-Thomson Playground Design Meeting January 28

The Broadview Community Playground Improvement Committee invites you to attend the second community design meeting Wednesday January 28th at Broadview Thomson K-8 School from 5:30 – 8pm. We have received grant funding from the Department of Neighborhoods, City of Seattle to hire Barker Landscape architects to design a new playground. Come and give input on…

Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Demographic Comparisons of New Seattle City Council Districts

The Seattle Times has an article today comparing demographics of the new Seattle City Council districts. Here is a link to the article, and to the interactive data site. In the data site select a category to compare in the box on the right side of the page and observe color coded shading for values…

Greenwood Avenue Multimodal Corridor Program Meeting

The Greenwood Community Council’s Transportation Committee will host a meeting next Tuesday featuring a guest speaker from SDOT, Ms. Sara Zora, to discuss the Mulimodal Corridor Program, specifically the Greenwood Avenue corridor. Greenwood Ave is obviously an important artery for all of our communities, and if you like please feel free to publicize this meeting…

City of Seattle Find It, Fix It Mobile App

The City of Seattle Find It, Fix It app offers smartphone users an easy way to report issues such as potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping, damaged streetlights and abandoned vehicles. The Find It, Fix It app is a scaled-down version of the city’s online service request system and includes geographic awareness to give users a convenient way to alert the…

Licton Springs K-8 Public Option School

Licton Springs K-8 is a public Option School for the Broadview neighborhood. Starting in the 2015-2016 school year, students in the Broadview-Thompson, Northgate, Greenwood, Bagley, and Olympic View Elementary attendance areas are eligible for school-bus transportation to our temporary location in Wallingford. If you are looking for a school that is dynamic, respectful, and student…

Arterial Speeds to be Reduced on Greenwood and Holman Road

As part of Seattle’s Vision Zero plan to have no pedestrian deaths the Seattle Department of Transportation has announced that the speed limit on Greenwood Ave. N and Holman Road NW will be reduced from 35 to 30. According to an article in today’s Seattle Times several other measures will be taken around the city, including…

Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day February 14, 2015!

Groups, businesses, and residents across Seattle come together the week of February 14 to celebrate this great day! Here are some ways for you to be a part of Neighbor Appreciation Day: List of Ideas on how you can celebrate Plan an event using these templates and tools Add your event to the Seattle Department…

911 Communications at NPAC Wednesday, February 4

The guest speaker at the North Precinct Advisory Committee (NPAC) on Wednesday, February 4 at 7 p.m. will be Captain Rick Reed of the 911 Communications Center.    Captain Reed will provide an overview of the operations of the center, and discuss how calls are prioritized.  He will also address concerns about how calls to the…

NE 130th St. Sound Transit Station Decision

Sound Transit is expected to make a decision in April 2015 regarding light rail station locations in the Northgate to Lynnwood extension.  One station being considered is a NE 130th Street Station at NE 130th and I-5.  The proposed 130th Street station would not have a parking structure and would rely on walkers, bikers, transit…

What Have We Learned After 20 Years of Urban Villages?

On Wednesday, January 28, Peter Steinbrueck will present the results and achievements of the Urban Village strategy, which was implemented with the Comprehensive Plan of 1994. Part of the Seattle Sustainable Neighborhoods Project (SSNAP), Steinbrueck will share on what he believes has worked and how we can improve the Comprehensive Plan with the Seattle 2035…

Broadview-Thomson Playground Design Meeting January 28

The Broadview Community Playground Improvement Committee invites you to attend the second community design meeting Wednesday January 28th at Broadview Thomson K-8 School from 5:30 – 8pm. We have received grant funding from the Department of Neighborhoods, City of Seattle to hire Barker Landscape architects to design a new playground. Come and give input on…