In response to COVID-19 and associated budget constraints and reduced ridership, Metro has announced a variety of service changes that take effect on September 19th. Among the changes are the suspensions of Routes 71 and 76. The rationales provided for both the 71 and 76 are as follows: Route 76 (and 71) service is suspended as part of the temporary reduced service network due to the COVID pandemic and its associated loss of ridership and revenue. With no certainty over COVID-19 and the planned openings of new Sound Transit Link stations at the University District, Roosevelt, and Northgate in 2021, Read More …
Following 3 years of incredible service as Board President, John Finelli has stepped down as current president and will continue serving as a trustee, chairing the Events Committee, and serving as an alternate WCC representative to the NE District Council. With this change, the WCC board has appointed Per Johnson to a vacant board member position and subsequently appointed Per to serve as Interim Board President. Per is a past-president having previously been involved in the WCC between 2009 and 2015. This change is an excellent reminder that the WCC is an all-volunteer board and welcomes new engagement and interest Read More …
A 35th Ave NE Project update from SDOT … New left-turn signals at NE 75th StWe’ve heard from many of you throughout this project with requests for protected left-turn signals at NE 75th St. During our ongoing evaluation of operations on the corridor, we’ve determined that these protected left-turn arrows met our current guidelines. Earlier this week, new signals were installed on the existing poles and wires. We plan to upgrade the signal poles at a later date, likely next year. What’s nextAs you know, we lowered the speed limit along 35th Ave NE from 30 mph to 25 mph Read More …
The North Precinct Advisory Council is a community organization devoted to promoting partnership between residents, schools, businesses, and the Seattle Police Department to effectively address public safety issues. The SPD North Precinct Advisory Council will meet at 7:00 pm Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Cascadia Elementary School’s library, 1700 N 90th St. NPAC meetings are open to the public and people concerned about public safety are encouraged to attend. Questions and informal networking with law enforcement and community members follows the agenda for about 15 minutes. For more information see the NPAC web site here: http://seattlenpac.blogspot.com/
The 2nd meeting with Seattle Parks Department and contracted design firm Studio 41 is tonight Apr 3rd 2019 at the Thornton Creek Elementary School, Cafeteria. 7 – 8:30 pm. The address is 7712 40th Ave NE Seattle 98115. They will be showing designs based off of feedback gathered from the first meeting and will be taking input on park design options.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the street clean up on Sunday! We worked on the west side of 35th from about Hunter tree farm (~80th) about 3-4 blocks north. We collected 15 leaf bags and 2 trash bags.
SDOT is moving forward with a new design for 35th Ave. The bike lanes have been abandoned and a center lane has been added from 65th to 85th. See the link below for all the details.
Join us this Sunday March 31st from 9:00am to 11:00am. We’ll meet at Hunter Farm Gathering Place (7744 35th Ave NE ). Bring your work gloves, we’ll have everything else.
The last day of open enrollment is December 15, 2018. Free, in-person assistance will be available on Tuesday December 4, 2018 from 3:00PM-6:00PM. You can get your questions answered and get help enrolling into coverage.
Have a neighborhood street usage project you would like to pitch? The Neighborhood Street Fund selects community-proposed transportation improvement projects for funding in the City’s Right of Way. To increase your chances for success, the NSF is offering application workshops, community sorting, public voting, and translations of materials into seven different languages. Want to learn more? Follow the links, below: Information about application workshops: https://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/neighborhood-street-fund The NSF Application: https://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/neighborhood-street-fund