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Voting is Open for Your Voice Your Choice 2018

Voting is open for 2018 Your Voice Your Choice parks and streets projects. You can help decide where to spend $3 million of the city’s budget. You may vote for three projects per district. We are District 5. There is one project in Victory Heights and three projects in Lake City. Hint, hint. Below is […]

Construction on Lake City Way at 125th St.

Traffic advisory: SDOT is going to be nearly doubling the length of the southbound bus stop on Lake City Way, just south of NE 125th St. Currently, the zone is 65-feet long and can only serve one bus at a time. When there are two coaches that approach the zone, one bus must wait on […]

Lake City Mobility Fair – Saturday, May 12

Join Seattle Department of Transportation, North Helpline, Literacy Source and Lake City Future First on May 12 to learn about low cost ways to get around Seattle.

At the fair, you can:

Sign up for ORCA LIFT Learn about the Regional Reduced Fair Program for seniors and people with disabilities Check out new mobility options […]

SDOT Safety Project Update Meeting

SDOT has updates on some of the planned traffic/pedestrian safety projects in Pinehurst. Namely:

* NE 117th / Pinehurst / 15th Ave NE new traffic signal * NE 117th new sidewalk * NE 115th St new sidewalk * 12th Ave NE new sidewalk

Come hear the news from SDOT on Wednesday, March 14, 6 – […]

Road Rules – Turning Right Across a Bike Lane

​How do you turn right across a bike lane? In Washington you’ll want to check for and yield to bicyclists, then merge INTO the bike lane so you’re making your right turn from the curb.

Washington’s law on right turns directs the driver to make the turn from “as close as practicable to the right-hand […]

Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge Drop-in Sessions

SDOT is hosting three informal drop-in sessions for the Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge project later this month. SDOT recently updated the west approach to the bridge, in response to concerns raised by North Seattle College. At these drop-in sessions, SDOT will share the latest design, provide updates on public art, talk about the 1st Ave NE […]

Host a Pinehurst People’s Street

Seattle’s People’s Street program is coming back in 2018 for the 4th year. The program supports Seattle neighborhoods to create temporary, pedestrian-only streets by closing off certain city blocks to vehicles and opening them up for, well, for whatever you can think of: a dance, a yoga session, a potluck, a kids’ playtime….

The […]

2017 Pinehurst/Northgate Find It, Fix It Update Report

Here is a report of the results of the Find It, Fix It Community Walk we did April 2017. It shows actions that were completed, those in progress, and things they have no plans to do. Read it here. <—Note that because the file is too big to put on WordPress (this blog site), clicking […]

2018 Your Voice Your Choice

Time to submit our ideas for park improvements and pedestrian and street safety feature improvements. Last year Pinehurst benefited from this process and we can do it again this year if we submit ideas and vote for them. Below are some dates for brainstorming project ideas. The more people, the merrier —>

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Texting and Driving Warning Period is Over

The education and warning period for the state’s new distracted driving law is over, and troopers will start handing out tickets if you’re caught holding a cell phone while behind the wheel.

Since July 2017, when the law went into effect in Washington, police have pulled people over and given them warnings about the law, […]