In this newsletter: It’s finally here – read all about the feasibility study results! Walk the Freeway: July 28 Tour Learn more about the study results at our August 4 online forum See what candidates for public office think about the Lid I-5 project Sign our letter supporting federal funding for lidding I-5 Feasibility Study … More Feasibility Study Confirms Lidding I-5 is Achievable!
As part of Lid I-5’s mission to build the case and constituency for this transformative project, we regularly meet with elected officials and candidates running for election. Our goal is to educate and seek a diversity of perspectives and advice. This year we reached out to candidates running for Seattle Mayor, City Council, and King … More Where 2021 Candidates Stand on Lidding I-5
Items in this newsletter: Lid I-5 Selected as Visionary Project in National Report Survey Results: What You Think About Lidding I-5 Tacoma’s Fireman Park Gets a Refresh Lid I-5 Selected as Visionary Project in National Report Interstate 5 in Seattle is part of a new national report by the Congress for the New Urbanism … More Lid I-5 Selected as Visionary Project in National Report
We’re sharing a big THANK YOU to the 60+ people who met the April 2 call to action. Sending an email is a modest but crucial way for our elected leaders to hear that lidding I-5 is important to the community. We have another opportunity for you to act today. First, we have great news … More Update: Let’s Protect the Planning Funds for Interstate 5
Hi friends, We have an important opportunity for you to help us advance this project. Please send a message of support today to your state legislators for long-range planning in the urban I-5 corridor, which is currently prohibited in the proposed transportation budget (Senate Bill 5165 and House Bill 1135). We believe at least $5 … More Call to Action: Support Planning for I-5
Join Us for a Global Day of Giving From all of us at Lid I-5, we’d like to take the opportunity to genuinely thank you for your interest in building a stronger, more resilient, accessible, caring, and sustainable Seattle. We’re nearing the end of an extremely challenging year and are not sure what the future … More Gratitude and #GivingTuesday
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
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!
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 Continues Our Work Like everyone else in the Seattle community, Lid I-5 has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and public authorities’ guidance to stay at home. We have postponed our public events and in-person political advocacy, but we want you to know we’re still working behind the scenes to advance the campaign. … More Lid I-5 Makes New Hire and Moves Forward