Friend, We’ve got important news for you. Today’s newsletter has these updates: As ballots get mailed out this week, please pay close attention to Initiative 976. Vote NO to preserve transportation funding and support lidding I-5. The Imagine Greater Downtown final report endorses lidding I-5 and proposes next steps. Mark your calendar for a public … More Vote No on I-976 for Sustainable Transportation + Big News
District 3 Support for Lid I-5 Friend, We’re excited to share that all candidates for City Council District 3 support the Lid I-5 initiative. Below are their answers to the question, “How would you support lidding I-5?”, courtesy of the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog candidate questionnaire. The Lid I-5 team does not endorse candidates, but … More Here’s What City Council Candidates Think About Lidding I-5
Through the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG campaign, we can report we raised just over $10,000 this week, including matches! We are highly appreciative of your support for this important volunteer effort, and your gifts will help us continue building a citywide coalition, engaging elected leaders, and developing a community vision. For an example of what your … More Visionary Ideas at the Freeway Park Charrette
We’re excited to announce three big endorsements of the Lid I-5 campaign by elected leaders! These are incredible milestones which validate our vision for a more connected, sustainable, and equitable Seattle. Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw represents District 7 and the west side of Interstate 5 in Downtown and South Lake Union. In a blog … More Announcing Big Endorsements for Lid I-5!
We are excited to share that the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) has included the Lid I-5 feasibility study in its initial public benefits proposal! The lid study was ranked as the number one choice out of 14 proposals at the December open house for the WSCC’s major expansion project. This is a major milestone … More Lid I-5 Study Proposed for Funding!
Happy Valentine’s Day! If you love the Lid I-5 vision of a more unified, vibrant, and sustainable Seattle, we hope you can join us Thursday morning. Seattle Design Commission Meeting Thursday, February 16th 9:00 AM – 10:30 Seattle City Hall, Room L2-80 (600 4th Avenue) Facebook Event The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) will present … More Love Your City: Join Us at the WSCC Public Benefits Reveal on Thursday
February 16th will be a major milestone for this important community campaign. The Washington State Convention (WSCC) will present, for the first time, an official street/alley vacation public benefits proposal for its major expansion project. Meeting details are below. Seattle Design Commission Meeting Thursday, February 16th 9:00 AM – 10:30 Seattle City Hall, Room L2-80 … More Support Lid I-5 at the February 16 Design Commission Meeting
We are excited to announce a major $20,000 contribution to the Lid I-5 campaign. To help us meet our 2016 fundraising goal, Michael Malone, principal at Hunters Capital, generously offered the Steering Committee $10,000 if we found a second donation as a match. Joe Nabbefeld, broker at Windermere Capitol Hill, rose to the occasion with … More It’s A Match! Lid I-5 Exceeds 2016 Fundraising Goals
The new year is almost here! Before taking time off with friends and family, we ask that you please support this important campaign by participating in the Convention Center Addition’s public benefits survey: http://wsccadditionopenhouse.com/#/ We’re very excited at this opportunity to fund the Lid I-5 feasibility study. The study will find citywide opportunities to create … More Support Lid I-5 in the WSCC Public Benefits Survey
Friends, A huge thank you for attending Wednesday’s Convention Center Addition public benefit event. We were impressed by your enthusiasm, your knowledge, and your support in moving this campaign forward. The turnout was excellent and we saw many connections between Lid I-5 and the other community proposals on the table. We also heard your suggestions … More Open House Recap and Next Steps