Freeway Park Update and ULI Lid Webinar

In this newsletter: Online webinar about freeway lid projects across the country. The Freeway Park improvements project continues to advance. The Lid I-5 feasibility study has been delayed but is still moving forward. September 16: Urban Land Institute to Discuss Freeway Lids The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is hosting a free online webinar on freeway … More Freeway Park Update and ULI Lid Webinar

Open House: Shape Freeway Park’s Future!

Big improvements are coming to Freeway Park, Seattle’s first freeway lid and Downtown’s largest park. Your input will help the Seattle Parks & Recreation design team prioritize improvements and restore the park to its original beauty and design intent. Visit the open house at this link anytime between now and August 5: freewaypark.infocommunity.org You can … More Open House: Shape Freeway Park’s Future!

Announcing Council Endorsements, UW Student Survey, and New I-5 Bridges

Hello! We hope you and your family are safe and healthy. We know there are so many urgent issues demanding your attention as we navigate this crisis, but take solace in knowing that we continue to plan long-term for better days ahead. In today’s newsletter: Councilmembers Strauss and Lewis endorse Lid I-5. Take a student … More Announcing Council Endorsements, UW Student Survey, and New I-5 Bridges

Lid I-5 Is Hiring!

Job Opening: Administrative Assistant and Event Coordinator The Lid I-5 campaign is taking major steps forward to reach our goals – and we need to shift into a higher gear with paid help! Thanks to generous donors, we are hiring for a part-time administrative position to help expand our reach and build the campaign’s momentum. … More Lid I-5 Is Hiring!

Construction Begins on Montlake Lid + Legislative Updates

In this newsletter: Call to action: Support the Transportation for All bill in the state legislature. Updates on the lid feasibility study and next steps. Recent media coverage of the Lid I-5 campaign from The Stranger and KING 5. The Montlake Lid is starting construction. Also: Join us at the DSA State of Downtown event … More Construction Begins on Montlake Lid + Legislative Updates

Giving Tuesday and Lid I-5 – Make A Difference!

Friend, After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’ve arriving at Giving Tuesday. If you’re ready to make a gift right away today, visit our official donation page now! Our fiscal sponsor, Seattle Parks Foundation, will also contribute $100 for each of the first seven new donors to Lid I-5. If you’re not ready or need … More Giving Tuesday and Lid I-5 – Make A Difference!

The Past and Future of Freeway Park and a Note on I-976

In this newsletter: Join us at the public celebration of life for civic leader Jim Ellis on December 8. Help shape the future of Freeway Park and see the exciting design concepts for capital improvements. We have a statement on the passage of Initiative 976, which will devastate transportation funding across the state. The City’s … More The Past and Future of Freeway Park and a Note on I-976

Call to Action: Support the Downtown Street Network Study!

Friend, We have these important action items and updates for you. Learn more below. The City has identified a Downtown Street Network Study as the next step to support lidding I-5, but it is currently unfunded. CLICK HERE to easily send a message of support. The election is Tuesday! Please pay close attention to Initiative … More Call to Action: Support the Downtown Street Network Study!