Posts Tagged ‘Seattle’

MLK Day Volunteer Opportunities

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about ways to give back and make it a “day on” instead of a “day off”. Join Americans of all ages across the nation to make a difference in your community, serve those in need, and bridge [...]

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Third Avenue Sidewalk Furniture

Improving the pedestrian experience along the Third Avenue transit corridor is a very necessary element of making Downtown a more vibrant and inviting urban core. This fact is one of the many factors leading to the Memorandum of Agreement between the Downtown Seattle Association, City of Seattle and King County signed last December aimed at [...]

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How Does SPD’s 911 Call Center Work?

This post is a portion of a piece from the West Seattle Blog detailing operations within the SPD 911 Call Center. Seattle Police Department 911 Call Center Communications Section Operations Lieutenant Dave Proudfoot, and 911 Center training coordinator Rob Montague recently shared useful insight into how placing a 911 call can be most efficiently processed: If you call [...]

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Third Avenue Design Open House Tonight

Each day, an estimated 40,000 transit riders arrive and depart from the Third Avenue Transit Corridor in Downtown, on top of the tens of thousands of pedestrians.  Unfortunately, their experience on Third Avenue hasn’t always been as enjoyable as one would like. As a part of the Center City Initiative, the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) [...]

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Downtown Lowdown – Week of September 23-29

Downtown Lowdown – your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week. If it’s happening…and it’s “happening”…you’ll find it here. Monday, September 23 – Bill McKibben at Town Hall Environmentalist Bill McKibben isn’t just talk. Case in point: He spent two nights in jail in 2011 for staging [...]

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