This is a general reminder that you should already have you ballots and they need to be postmarked by November 5th. And given that sidewalks and walkability are often one of the primary concerns in the area I thought people might be interested in FeetFirst’s guide to the candidates. The full link is above [...]
As you may be aware, one of the station locations being considered for the Link Light Rail extension to Lynnwood is NE 130th St, by I-5. Renee already posted in the Facebook group and Lake City Live has a really good write-up on some of the advantages of this location. From my perspective it’s especially [...]
Here’s an opportunity to weigh in on the Northgate Urban Design Framework (UDF). You can read the entire draft here, but you needn’t read it because the survey describes features on which it asks your opinion.
The UDF, developed with extensive community input, defines the future vision of the Northgate area.
The UDF’s guidance will:
You might see some of this if you attend the Northgate meeting tomorrow (er, today) but I thought it was still worth sharing for everybody who couldn’t make it. Richard Conlin has a post up about the effectiveness of investments in pedestrian and bike access to the future light rail station. It’s worth reading the [...]
Sound Transit is holding a meeting regarding the Northgate Station design and pedestrian and bicycle access on Thursday, 6PM at Olympic View Elementary.
See the details on their web site.
I’m happy to say that SDOT will be installing “yield to pedestrian” signs at the intersection of 5th Ave NE and NE Northgate Way soon!
After seeing a few close calls at the recently redesigned intersection, I sent an email to the project manager and got this response: “Eric, I’m pleased to report that [...]
Numerous Seattle Fire Stations will host open houses February 9th, from 10 am to 1 pm. In our area, here are the participating stations:
Lake City Fire Station 39 – 2806 NE 127th St
Northgate Fire Station 31 – 1319 N. Northgate Way
Stop by a station, talk to firefighters and check out the fire [...]
There’s a new land use notice for 525 NE Northgate Way. This is the second design review meeting and many neighbors already gave feedback earlier. There isn’t too much changing here but I thought people would like to know what’s going on.
You can find more information on the full page: http://web1.seattle.gov/dpd/Luib/Notice.aspx?BID=765&NID=14372
Project: 3012842 [...]
Not only does this include the design work on the station, track, and landscaping, but they’ve also announced two local NE Seattle artists (Mary Ann Peters and Cris Bruch) who will be working with the design team on art for the station and plaza. I won’t be able to make this one (I’ll be at [...]
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 6-8 p.m. (presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.) Olympic View Elementary School cafeteria, 504 Northeast 95th Street, Seattle
Sound Transit will host a public open house this month to update details about the construction schedule, potential noise and nighttime work, truck hauling and utility relocation work.
The Northgate Station, which will [...]