2020 Public Safety Focus Group – Online Survey

May – August 2020 Public Safety Focus Groups As part of the SPD’s Micro-Community Policing Plan (MCPP) process, those who live and/or work in Seattle are invited to respond to focus group questions from May through August, 2020. The focus group questions are an opportunity to provide feedback to SPD on crime and public safety […]

Register Your Bike on Bike Index

Now is a good time to make sure all of your bikes are in Bike Index and all of your bikes’ information is up-to-date. You can log in and register a new bike in just a few minutes to make sure that all of your information is linked to you.

The serial number you need […]

Northgate Pedestrian/Bike Bridge Construction Update – May 2020

The following activities will be taking place over the next several weeks during construction of the Northgate Pedestrian/Bike Bridge:

Northbound I-5 express lane (nighttime work continues until early June)

Work on the I-5 median, near the northbound I-5 express lane off-ramp at 1st Ave NE and NE 103rd St, will continue this month and […]

Northgate Pedestrian/Bike Bridge Safety Features

Designing for a safer bridge

During each phase (planning, design, and pre-construction) of public outreach, we heard that bridge safety is a priority for all bridge users. The sections below outline how safety is incorporated into all aspects of the bridge’s design.

Design Throughout the design process, we used an approach called Crime Prevention Through […]

Pinehurst Steps Up During Pandemic

I am so proud to be part of this community during the difficulties resulting from covid-19 pandemic. Here are some ways Pinehurst shines:

We are doing a very good job of respectfully maintaining physical distance. Almost without exception when I walk our streets for exercise people carefully adjust to allow at least 6 feet separation. […]

Beloved Pinehurst Building Owner Sy Iffert Died at 100

IN MEMORIAM – This past Friday, May 22, Sylvester “Sy” Iffert, was laid to rest. He celebrated his 100th birthday last September. Sy was known by many in the Pinehurst neighborhood, on which he left a lasting legacy.

Read on to learn the remarkable story of this amazing man who will be dearly missed by […]

Self-Care During Quarantine: How to Stay Resilient

By Taryn Stejskal, founder of Resilience Leadership, an executive coaching company teaching leadership development skills based on her research into resiliency.

Understand that mindset is critical.

Challenge is an inevitable part of life, and the current global health landscape has presented us with a time of challenge, change, and complexity. We are all affected by […]

Public Safety Updates from NPAC – May 2020

Due to the governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy directive, NPAC is not meeting this May. However, the usual meeting contributors kindly sent us updates. It’s interesting to hear how the King Co and Seattle Attorney General’s Offices are adapting during this time.

In the update document there is also some information about help for […]