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!

Vote No on I-976 for Sustainable Transportation + Big News

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

Exciting Progress: Lidding I-5 is Technically Feasible

Feasibility Study Update Friend, At the feasibility meeting on August 22, we heard good news: It’s technically (structurally) feasible to span I-5 and build lids to support a variety of uses, from parks to large buildings. This is still a draft stage of the analysis based on planning assumptions, but this is an important finding … More Exciting Progress: Lidding I-5 is Technically Feasible

Here’s What City Council Candidates Think About Lidding I-5

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

Join us at upcoming events! Freeway Park June 15, Open House July 17

Tomorrow: Feasibility Study Committee On Tuesday the OPCD Lid Feasibility Study Committee meets for the second time. The public is welcome, and comments are taken toward the end of the meeting. We’ll hear an update on the consultant team’s progress and work plan, help establish guiding principles, and discuss assumptions moving forward. Tuesday, June 11 … More Join us at upcoming events! Freeway Park June 15, Open House July 17