Pedestrian Improvements Coming to Wedgwood-area Schools

Wedgwood Elementary School’s “Complete the Street” project one of many projects the Mayor wants to fund with school-zone speed light cameras. Read More …

City-wide Walk and Bike to School Planning Meeting Happening Tonight at Bryant Elementary Library

Sorry for this last minute notice.  But, parents from around the City are meeting tonight, from 7-8:30PM at the Bryant Elementary library to discuss planning how to increase the number of students walking and biking to schools.  This discussion builds on the success demonstrated already at Bryant Elementary which has lifted the percentage of students biking to school in from 11% in 2007 to 33% in 2011. For more information, visit the Walk.Bike.Schools! website.

A Walk Down 35th Ave NE With the City

WCC trustees walked 35th Ave NE with City officials and councilmembers and our friends from the Ravenna-Bryant Community Association on Tuesday to discuss land use planning, pedestrian safety, and traffic. Read More …

Lots of Important Meetings for Everyone Tonight

Perhaps everyone got around a table and decided to schedule lots of important meetings all on the same night just to keep things interesting.  However, if there’s an issue that’s near and dear to you, there’s probably a meeting about it tonight.  Here’s a non-comprehensive list of those meetings we’re aware of: Our monthly WCC trustees meeting is tonight. The NE District Council is hosting a City Council Candidates Forum tonight, from 7-9pm in “the Brig” building at Magnuson Park. Do you live on or around Ravenna Ave NE, between NE 85th Street and NE 92nd Street?  If so, there’s Read More …

WE CAN Safety Project is Awarded a Small & Simple Projects Grant

On the heels of receiving bad news about the Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) Small & Simple Grant application submitted for designing new Wedgwood Park, the other grant submitted by WCC Trustee/Echo Editor and soon-to-be Wedgwood Elementary PTA President, Katie Traverse, appears to have been awarded its $20,000 grant contingent on modifications.  You may recall that in May, two NMF Small & Simple Grant applications were submitted, one of which was the Wedgwood Elementary Children and Neighbors Safety Project (WE CAN Safety Project).  The following is what was proposed for this project: The Wedgwood Elementary PTA applied for a Neighborhood Matching Read More …