Tag: transit

West Seattle Bridge; Gun Bills Pass at State Legislature; Sound Transit Draft EIS Public Hearings and Open House; New Bus Stops for West Seattle Routes; SPD Grant Legislation; Apply for a Paid Summer Internship with Seattle Youth Employment Program; Annual Recycling Event; Human Services Department Reports on its Race & Social Justice Accomplishments; Virtual Office Hours

March 11th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Last week SDOT began work to start installing carbon-fiber wrap to the west side of the exterior of the bridge. This work will continue on the exterior and inside of the bridge. Here’s an SDOT photo of exterior carbon fiber wrap: Carbon fiber wrap works in conjunction with epoxy injections into the […]

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West Seattle Bridge/Concrete Mixer Driver Strike, Chelan 5-Way Intersection; Mask Requirements Changing; Free Covid Tests Available; Mental Health Resources; Sound Transit West Seattle/Duwamish Community Advisory Group meeting; CPC/Police Monitor Outreach Meeting on Use of Force; Public Safety and Human Services Committee Workplan; Seattle Redistricting Commission

March 4th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge / Concrete Mixer Driver Strike, Chelan 5-Way Intersection As the concrete driver strike remains unresolved, many of you have written in response to my articles about this, with different ideas of how the City might find creative ways to address the strike so we do not impact the goal for the West […]

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West Seattle Bridge/Reconnect West Seattle Update; Sound Transit Light Rail Presentation in Transportation; SPU Committee; Bike Helmets; Covid Updates: Masks and Vaccine Verification Changes; New Ticket Debt Reduction Calendar; URM Proclamation; Mayor’s State of the City; Neighborhood Matching Fund

February 18th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge/Reconnect West Seattle Update Work on the West Seattle Bridge repair is continuing.  We are approaching the date of February 20th by which time, in order to keep the project on schedule to complete work by the end of June 2022, concrete will be needed to continue work on post-tensioning inside the bridge. […]

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Coronavirus News: West Seattle Vax Site Reopens Amid Hospitalization Surge; Council President Juarez and New Council Committees for 2022/2023; West Seattle Bridge Update; Sound Transit Draft EIS/Public Comment begins January 28; CPC/Monitor Outreach Meeting on Crisis Intervention; SPD Proud Boy Ruse on June 8, 2020; Thanks to City Employees for Winter Storm Service

January 7th, 2022

Coronavirus News: West Seattle Vax Site Reopens Amid Hospitalization Surge The City’s West Seattle vaccination clinic reopens today, January 7th, and will continue to provide Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, pediatric vaccines, and boosters throughout January 2022, with capacity for 800 doses per day.  The clinic operates at Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW Seattle, WA […]

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Spokane Street Lower Bridge Maintenance Short-term Closures December 19, January; Enjoy West Seattle’s Food Scene; Council Oversight for New Woodland Park Zoo Agreement; State Legislative Agenda; Winter Weather Information; Updating Council Rules to Prepare for Return to City Hall; Legislation on City Attorney’s Office Reporting

December 16th, 2021

Spokane Street Lower Bridge Maintenance Short-term Closures December 19, January SDOT announced they will have some closures of up to 30 minutes on the Spokane Street (lower) bridge on Sunday, December 19 and on Sundays in January on the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. The closures are for rehabilitation upgrades to ensure the bridge remains […]

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Regional Gun Violence Prevention Leadership Advisory Group; West Seattle Bridge Schedule Details for Repair and Major Maintenance; Get Vaxed and Boosted to Protect Against Omicron; 2022 Funding Available Notification from Human Services; Public Safety & Human Services Committee Report; Unreinforced Masonry Resolution; SFD Chief Compensation Bill

December 11th, 2021

Regional Gun Violence Prevention Leadership Advisory Group Gun violence is a public health crisis that affects the entire region. Taking a public health approach to addressing gun violence can address root causes and improve community safety for all people involved. BIPOC communities are more impacted by gun violence. This is a critically important equity element […]

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West Seattle Bridge; Shop to the Beat: Artists and Small Businesses Apply Now; Your Voice Needed: Highland Park/South Park Trail Connections; Job Readiness Bootcamp for Ages 16-24: Apply by December 18th; Office of the Inspector General Discipline Audit; World AIDS Day & 40th Anniversary; Virtual Office Hours

December 3rd, 2021

West Seattle Bridge Here’s some additional information about the start of work on the final stage of the West Seattle Bridge repair with the issuance of the formal “Notice to Proceed” on Monday. Below is a graphic showing the locations and type of repair work that will be done. It’s listed as “Phase 2 Rehabilitation.” […]

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REPAIR WORK BEGINS on West Seattle Bridge

November 29th, 2021

Final Phase of West Seattle Bridge Repair Starts Today SDOT announced the start of construction of repairs to the West Seattle Bridge, with the issuance of the formal “Notice to Proceed” to Kraemer North America. This is great news for our District 1 communities and the entire region. For 20 months, District 1 residents and […]

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Council Adopts 2022 Budget; Mary’s was the Victim of Internet Fraud; West Seattle Bridge/Reconnect West Seattle Update; Pediatric COVID Vaccine Clinic in High Point – Saturday 11/28 and Sunday 12/19; CSCC Tour; East Marginal Way Federal Grant; CLOSING SOON/SDOT Survey on the Alki Point Keep Moving Street; Virtual Office Hours

November 24th, 2021

Council Adopts 2022 Budget On Monday the Council acted to adopt the 2022 budget. We have for the last year and half been working to broaden our city’s definition of public safety to, with intention, a. include traditional public safety investments, b. community safety investments so law enforcement can respond to calls only they are […]

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West Seattle Bridge Repair Update; This Week in the Budget; Hiring Bonuses; Apply by Today for Individual Cash Assistance from the Seattle Relief Fund; Support Is Available for Family Caregivers

November 15th, 2021

West Seattle Bridge Repair Update SDOT presented updates at the West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force on Wednesday, November 10th. The repair remains on track for completion by mid-2022. The negotiations for the Maximum Allowable Construction Contract (MACC) for the West Seattle Bridge repair are complete, and SDOT expects to issue the formal Notice to […]

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