When low temperatures lead to snowy or icy streets, have a planned route to avoid steep hills. The Seattle Department of Transportation has route maps.
Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, and I am out of my food coma, I can reflect upon our WCC meeting and share what the take away’s were. On Tuesday November 22nd, the OneLife Community Church at 3524 NE 95th Street, played host to the WCC monthly meeting. We had Caylen Beaty, from SDOT attend our meeting and provide us with a 10-15 minute presentation regarding the North Paving projects for 2018. We also had Pamela Bowe, from the Meadowbrook Community Council, speak to us regarding neighborhood HUBS and emergency preparedness. During Caylens presentation she explained what factors are going Read More …
The Wedgwood Community Meeting on Tuesday evening, November 22nd, will feature speakers from the City of Seattle street department with info about repaving of 35th Ave NE. Please note the location of the meeting: OneLife Church, 3524 NE 95th Street. See below for more meeting information.
Wedgwood’s neighbor to the north, Meadowbrook, has a history which dates back to the 1890s. Today, Meadowbrook is still an active community and has many projects going on.
Beginning on Monday, November 7th, repairs on the Burke-Gilman Trail through the University District will sometimes require that detours be used.
Recently survey teams were seen at work along 35th Ave NE. The reason is that planning has begun for this arterial’s repaving in the year 2018. On Monday, October 17th, there will be an open house for displays of upcoming paving projects in northeast Seattle.
Safe Routes to School includes projects and programs for education about safe walking and biking. In the month of October 2016 groups can apply for up to $1,000 to fund projects.
UPDATE: The proposal was approved at City Council. A speed-limit reduction proposal was approved in committee and will advance to presentation at the full Seattle City Council on Monday, September 23rd, at 2 PM.
Ride your bike to the Wedgwood Community Picnic on Saturday, September 17th, 4 to 8 PM at the Hunter Tree Farm and you can get a free safety check and basic repairs of your bike. Kids are especially encouraged to ride in to the event.
Studies have shown that students are more alert and ready to learn when they walk or bike to school in the morning. Instead of driving and drop-off, parents can coordinate a Walking School Bus for their students.