MAJOR NEWS: Convention Center Agrees to Fund Lid I-5 Study, City Awards Grant

Friends, The Lid I-5 team is proud to announce a major campaign milestone: the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) has agreed to fully fund the lid feasibility study! The WSCC will pay the City of Seattle $1.5 million, the full amount requested, as a public benefit associated with the Convention Center’s major expansion project in … More MAJOR NEWS: Convention Center Agrees to Fund Lid I-5 Study, City Awards Grant

Let’s Redesign the U District / Wallingford Scar, September 16

Have you been looking for a way to get directly involved with the Lid I-5 movement? Now is your chance! Join us on Saturday, September 16, for a design charrette focused on the segment of Interstate 5 dividing Wallingford and the University District. At this free public event we’ll build a vision for reconnecting these … More Let’s Redesign the U District / Wallingford Scar, September 16

September 16: U District / Wallingford Charrette!

Friends, Mark your calendars! Lid I-5 is on the move, and our next stop is the vibrant and densely populated neighborhoods of Wallingford and the University District. Join us on Saturday, September 16 to help envision a reconnection between communities that have been divided for over 50 years. Here are the details: Saturday, September 16 … More September 16: U District / Wallingford Charrette!

Major Lid I-5 Updates + June 27 Open House!

This week brings many important campaign updates! Funding Proposed Your letters, participation, and support are paying off: Last week we confirmed the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC), as part of their facility expansion, has proposed $250,000 for the Lid I-5 Feasibility Study! This is a major campaign milestone and we gratefully welcome their support. In … More Major Lid I-5 Updates + June 27 Open House!

Visionary Ideas at the Freeway Park Charrette

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

Announcing Big Endorsements for Lid I-5!

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!