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 [...]
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 [...]
Tuesday and Wednesday, August 28 and 29, the Seattle Department of Transportation will make repairs to the sidewalk northbound on Lake City Way at NE 123rd Street. During the work the sidewalk will remain open for pedestrians. However, the crosswalk, northbound right travel lane and right curb lane will be blocked off during the work [...]
This is a huge win for Northgate pedestrians and bicyclists! This week the Seattle City Council and the Sound Transit board unanimously passed resolutions committing a total of $20 million to pedestrian and bicycle improvements for the future Northgate light rail station. Thanks go to Seattle Councilman Richard Conlin, who led the charge within the [...]
The new sidewalk on NE 115th St is finished! SDOT will be returning soon to plant the two street trees in the planting strip. Since a picture is worth a 1000 words, I refer you to this photograph gallery.
Sidewalk 11/28/2011 [...]
Construction has begun for the new sidewalk on NE 115th St between 5th and 7th Ave NE! In the past month, crews have been preparing the right of way and have added a new storm drain at the corner of 5th and 115th.
Today, excavation and regrading began, and the new curb and sidewalk will [...]
Seattle Department of Transportation has completed the 100% design for the new sidewalk on NE 115th St between 5th Ave NE and 7th Ave NE.
NE 115th – 5th to 7th – 100% Sidewalk Plan 1 NE 115th – 5th to 7th – 100% Sidewalk Plan 2
The sidewalk will be on the south [...]
There’s a meeting coming up which will include some discussion of the Neighborhood Project Fund. The deadline for projects is coming up quickly and ideally everything would be in by the March 2nd North District Council meeting so it could be discussed there. The meeting is open the whole community and I’ve included some info [...]
The City of Seattle has announced the list of 20 projects that have been awarded funds form the Neighborhood Projects Fund. We were awarded $81,000 for an asphalt walkway between 5th and 7th. Hopefully we can have more built soon through future rounds of funding!
A project manager from SDOT will be calling us in [...]
Here’s a video about Walk Bike Ride and Streets for all Seattle which you can also hear about at our upcoming Community Meeting on Thursday. (See my subtle reference there?) It covers the issue from a variety of viewpoints around the city (including many areas that already have lots of sidewalks and infrastructure [...]