Where 2021 Candidates Stand on Lidding I-5

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

Lid I-5 Selected as Visionary Project in National Report

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

GiveBig to Big Ideas + Transportation Package Update

Washingtonians #GiveBIG! Every spring, people across Washington come together for a statewide fundraising campaign to support all the great nonprofit organizations and causes improving life in our state. Early giving kicked off on April 20 and runs through the 48-hour giving push May 4-5. Our goal this year is very do-able: $500 and five new … More GiveBig to Big Ideas + Transportation Package Update

See the Montlake Lid Being Built + Other News

Construction Begins on the Montlake Lid! Over the past few weeks, an amazing transformation has been underway in Northeast Seattle. The skeleton of the Montlake Lid, forming before our eyes, will provide the foundation for a three-acre new park and transit hub. Check out our website for photos and video of what’s happening. The Montlake … More See the Montlake Lid Being Built + Other News

Freeway Park Update and ULI Lid Webinar

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

Open House: Shape Freeway Park’s Future!

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!

Announcing Council Endorsements, UW Student Survey, and New I-5 Bridges

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