Category Archives: Transportation

Sound Transit Keeps NE 130th Station Option

Yesterday the Sound Transit Board approved plans to extend light rail to Lynwood and Redmond.  One of the actions taken was to provide for an eventual stop at NE 130th St. and I-5.  Board members from Seattle pushed for this, and a group of advocates for it from Pinehurst and other north end neighborhoods were…

Opportunity for Public Input to Proposed Transportation Levy

In March 2015, Mayor Ed Murray introduced a proposal for a nine-year, $900 million levy to replace the existing Bridging the Gap levy that expires at the end of 2015. The Transportation Levy to Move Seattle proposal focuses on taking care of the basics, maintaining our streets, bridges, and sidewalks, while also investing in the…

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…

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…

City of Shoreline Seeks Neighborhood Input on 145th St. Corridor Study

The City of Shoreline is embarking on a 145th Street Corridor Study.  They are looking for both residential and businesses representatives from along the corridor to be on their Citizen Advisory Task Force.  They are looking for names by January 28th and meetings will start the 2nd week in February.  It is a commitment of about 5 – 8…

Interested in updates on Light Rail at Northgate Station

            The elevated Northgate Station will be located east of 1st Ave NE, spanning NE 103rd Street. Station entrances will be on the Northgate Mall property north of NE 103rd Street and near the Northgate Transit Center south of NE 103rd Street. This station will provide access to Northgate Mall,…

BCC Sept. 16 Meeting Will Focus on Broadview Transportation Needs

Mind the Gap: Broadview Transportation Needs  Seattle’s “Bridging the Gap” transportation levy ends already next year. The process for the next levy is underway.  What comes next? What can Broadview ask for? Learn from community members and city SDOT staff about the various neighborhood and transportation plans and what is likely to make it in…

Holman Road Repaving to Start in April

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has a project to repave Holman Road this year.  According to the project description at this site it will also involve: –New pedestrian medians –Bridge expansion joint replacement –New curb ramps –New bus shelters and lighting –Sidewalk repairs There will be some lane restrictions and street closures.  The project is…

Crews to pave 3rd Ave NW at northern city limits next week —if weather allows

Seattle Department of Transportation has announced a paving project on 3rd Ave. NW next week. Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to grind and pave Third Avenue Northwest from Northwest 140th Street to Northwest 145th Street on Thursday and Friday next week, March 13 and 14. If weather is unfavorable, the work…

King County Proposes Revenue for Metro Transit

On February 10, the King County Council created the King County Transportation District, the separate taxing district that has the authority to generate revenue for transit, roads and other transportation projects. The Transportation District Board unanimously sent to voters a proposal to raise revenue that would be directed toward Metro Transit bus service and County…

Category Archives: Transportation

Sound Transit Keeps NE 130th Station Option

Yesterday the Sound Transit Board approved plans to extend light rail to Lynwood and Redmond.  One of the actions taken was to provide for an eventual stop at NE 130th St. and I-5.  Board members from Seattle pushed for this, and a group of advocates for it from Pinehurst and other north end neighborhoods were…

Opportunity for Public Input to Proposed Transportation Levy

In March 2015, Mayor Ed Murray introduced a proposal for a nine-year, $900 million levy to replace the existing Bridging the Gap levy that expires at the end of 2015. The Transportation Levy to Move Seattle proposal focuses on taking care of the basics, maintaining our streets, bridges, and sidewalks, while also investing in the…

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…

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…

City of Shoreline Seeks Neighborhood Input on 145th St. Corridor Study

The City of Shoreline is embarking on a 145th Street Corridor Study.  They are looking for both residential and businesses representatives from along the corridor to be on their Citizen Advisory Task Force.  They are looking for names by January 28th and meetings will start the 2nd week in February.  It is a commitment of about 5 – 8…

Interested in updates on Light Rail at Northgate Station

            The elevated Northgate Station will be located east of 1st Ave NE, spanning NE 103rd Street. Station entrances will be on the Northgate Mall property north of NE 103rd Street and near the Northgate Transit Center south of NE 103rd Street. This station will provide access to Northgate Mall,…

BCC Sept. 16 Meeting Will Focus on Broadview Transportation Needs

Mind the Gap: Broadview Transportation Needs  Seattle’s “Bridging the Gap” transportation levy ends already next year. The process for the next levy is underway.  What comes next? What can Broadview ask for? Learn from community members and city SDOT staff about the various neighborhood and transportation plans and what is likely to make it in…

Holman Road Repaving to Start in April

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has a project to repave Holman Road this year.  According to the project description at this site it will also involve: –New pedestrian medians –Bridge expansion joint replacement –New curb ramps –New bus shelters and lighting –Sidewalk repairs There will be some lane restrictions and street closures.  The project is…

Crews to pave 3rd Ave NW at northern city limits next week —if weather allows

Seattle Department of Transportation has announced a paving project on 3rd Ave. NW next week. Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to grind and pave Third Avenue Northwest from Northwest 140th Street to Northwest 145th Street on Thursday and Friday next week, March 13 and 14. If weather is unfavorable, the work…

King County Proposes Revenue for Metro Transit

On February 10, the King County Council created the King County Transportation District, the separate taxing district that has the authority to generate revenue for transit, roads and other transportation projects. The Transportation District Board unanimously sent to voters a proposal to raise revenue that would be directed toward Metro Transit bus service and County…

Category Archives: Transportation

Sound Transit Keeps NE 130th Station Option

Yesterday the Sound Transit Board approved plans to extend light rail to Lynwood and Redmond.  One of the actions taken was to provide for an eventual stop at NE 130th St. and I-5.  Board members from Seattle pushed for this, and a group of advocates for it from Pinehurst and other north end neighborhoods were…

Opportunity for Public Input to Proposed Transportation Levy

In March 2015, Mayor Ed Murray introduced a proposal for a nine-year, $900 million levy to replace the existing Bridging the Gap levy that expires at the end of 2015. The Transportation Levy to Move Seattle proposal focuses on taking care of the basics, maintaining our streets, bridges, and sidewalks, while also investing in the…

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…

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…

City of Shoreline Seeks Neighborhood Input on 145th St. Corridor Study

The City of Shoreline is embarking on a 145th Street Corridor Study.  They are looking for both residential and businesses representatives from along the corridor to be on their Citizen Advisory Task Force.  They are looking for names by January 28th and meetings will start the 2nd week in February.  It is a commitment of about 5 – 8…

Interested in updates on Light Rail at Northgate Station

            The elevated Northgate Station will be located east of 1st Ave NE, spanning NE 103rd Street. Station entrances will be on the Northgate Mall property north of NE 103rd Street and near the Northgate Transit Center south of NE 103rd Street. This station will provide access to Northgate Mall,…

BCC Sept. 16 Meeting Will Focus on Broadview Transportation Needs

Mind the Gap: Broadview Transportation Needs  Seattle’s “Bridging the Gap” transportation levy ends already next year. The process for the next levy is underway.  What comes next? What can Broadview ask for? Learn from community members and city SDOT staff about the various neighborhood and transportation plans and what is likely to make it in…

Holman Road Repaving to Start in April

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has a project to repave Holman Road this year.  According to the project description at this site it will also involve: –New pedestrian medians –Bridge expansion joint replacement –New curb ramps –New bus shelters and lighting –Sidewalk repairs There will be some lane restrictions and street closures.  The project is…

Crews to pave 3rd Ave NW at northern city limits next week —if weather allows

Seattle Department of Transportation has announced a paving project on 3rd Ave. NW next week. Paving crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation plan to grind and pave Third Avenue Northwest from Northwest 140th Street to Northwest 145th Street on Thursday and Friday next week, March 13 and 14. If weather is unfavorable, the work…

King County Proposes Revenue for Metro Transit

On February 10, the King County Council created the King County Transportation District, the separate taxing district that has the authority to generate revenue for transit, roads and other transportation projects. The Transportation District Board unanimously sent to voters a proposal to raise revenue that would be directed toward Metro Transit bus service and County…