Extending RapidRide – More Metro in More Places

RapidRide may soon be expanding to reach other parts of Downtown Seattle. The City of Seattle is proposing to fund the extension of the RapidRide C Line and RapidRide D Line, providing more coverage to sections of Downtown Seattle. The RapidRide C Line extension would reach South Lake Union, providing a more seamless connection between […]

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It’s Time to Move Seattle — A Campaign Kickoff

Join your friends and neighbors for the official kickoff of the Move Seattle campaign. The issue of transportation takes center stage this November, as Seattle voters consider a measure designed to dramatically improve our ability to get around town. The nine-year Let’s Move Seattle levy will produce a safer and more effective transportation system that falls […]

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Capitol Hill neighborhood experimenting with pedestrian-only streets

Three blocks of East Pike in Capitol Hill have been closed to traffic on Saturday nights and opened to pedestrians. Capitol Hill EcoDistrict and the City of Seattle have been experimenting with pedestrian-only streets on Saturday nights along three blocks of East Pike Street between Broadway and Twelfth Street. According to the project page on Capitol Hill EcoDistrict’s […]

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Take Our Parks Survey and Enter to Win $75!

The Seattle Times recently published an article about reclaiming shared spaces. The author cited the Downtown Seattle Association’s (DSA’s) efforts at Westlake Park as prime examples of how to make parks more fun, welcoming and engaging. We agree! The Urban Parks Activation Partnership has made Westlake Park and Occidental Square Park dynamic and safe public spaces. That said, […]

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We’ve all gone out to Fremont or Ballard and envied their farmers markets, right? Envy no more: South Lake Union is getting a farmers market and it’ll run all summer long. Starting June 6, the new Terry Avenue Saturday Market will run Saturdays from 10am to 3pm until October at 225 Terry Avenue. That’s right — this […]

I have enjoyed Westlake Park immensely this summer. Usually when downtown with the family, Westlake Park was just a big unwelcoming space to hurry through. Now we've spent afternoons buying lunch from one of the many awesome foodtrucks, sitting at the brightly colored tables listening to Downtown Sounds, looking through books, and then playing a game or two. We have loved the changes! We love our city.