Feasibility Study Consultant Team Awarded Last week the Seattle Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) selected a consultant team for the I-5 lid feasibility study. This is a momentous occasion in Seattle history. A half-century of freeway noise and pollution, enormous urban growth, shrinking public land supply, and years of community work by the … More Feasibility Study Consultant Team Awarded!
Friend, Are you ready for an exciting 2019? There are many chances to get involved with Lid I-5 this week and next month! We are working on multiple fronts to advance the vision for a more connected and stronger Seattle. Check out an open house at City Hall, join us for an outdoor walking tour, … More Join Lid I-5 at Upcoming Events!
DSA to Feature the Lid I-5 Campaign Penn’s Landing rendering by Hargreaves Associates Lidding I-5 is a hot topic around town – amid booming population growth, who doesn’t want more acres of usable public land that also reconnects our communities and addresses pollution? Our Co-Chair Scott Bonjukian recently discussed this with the podcast Talk to … More Lidding I-5 is the Talk of the Town
Parallels: Lid I-5 and the Viaduct The past week marked a historic moment in Seattle history: The Alaskan Way Viaduct was finally closed to vehicle traffic. The towering concrete highway overpowered the Seattle waterfront with its bulk and noise for decades – the newfound calm is stunning, and a welcome step in reclaiming the historic … More The Viaduct and Lidding I-5
Lid Feasibility Study RFP Published It’s official: The City of Seattle is now accepting proposals for consulting firms to research and study how lidding I-5 in central Seattle can happen. See the official posting on the City website. Lid feasibility study area (graphic by City of Seattle). The study area is proximate to the public … More Request for Lid Study Proposals Released!
Thank You for Giving Big Friends, A big thank you from all of us at Lid I-5 to recent donors. This week we inspired $1,300 in donations and unlocked an additional $1,000 match from the Seattle Parks Foundation. In addition, we hosted over 160 people at the energetic Big Ideas fundraiser in early November. Donations … More Fundraising Results + New Concept Drawings!
Happy Hour & Fundraiser on Thursday You might not know that Lid I-5 operates with a dedicated volunteer team, and we rely on generous donations to support our advocacy work. Everything from flyer printing and venue rentals to professional support need to be sustained for the coming years. You’ve attended public events, shared good news, … More Thursday Happy Hour + Campaign Endorsement!
Support Lid I-5 on November 8 You might not know: Lid I-5 operates with a dedicated volunteer team, and we rely on your generous donations to support our work. Everything from flyer printing and IT equipment to venue rentals and professional consultation need to be sustained for the coming years. We hope you can join … More Join Our November 8 Happy Hour & Fundraiser!
Concluding the Collaborative The 2018 Central Hills Triangle Collaborative (CHTC) wrapped up last week with over 250 people attending the final presentations. We saw bold concepts from the stalwart design teams and heard inspiring words from local luminaries. Thanks for joining us and making the event a blast! Couldn’t make it in person? Check out … More See What Lidding I-5 Might Look Like!
On Monday the full Seattle City Council voted unanimously to initiate the feasibility study for lidding the I-5 freeway. This is a historic moment for Seattle, on par with catalytic decisions like rebuilding our central waterfront, hosting the 1962 World’s Fair, and saving Pike Place Market. Years from now we will look back at Monday’s … More City Council Approves Lid I-5 Feasibility Study!