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IS your traffic circle well-designed?

Recently a driver in Fremont expressed real concern about overgrown traffic circle vegetation. He said that if he hadn’t been driving really slowly and cautiously around one of the circles, he’d have hit a pedestrian who was fully hidden by the rampant growth on the circle.  We went out to take a look.  Top photo–a [...]

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Meet Kathleen O’Toole at SPD North Precinct Picnic Sunday, August 24th

This Sunday–meet your new police chief, Kathleen O’Toole: This year the Seattle Police Department’s north precinct picnic is Sunday August 24th at University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE, from 1 – 4 pm. Picnics in the Precincts are fun activities SPD and Seattle Police Foundation hold every year that provide an opportunity for the [...]

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Meet YOUR Neighbors–Have a Free Party on Seattle Night Out Tuesday Aug. 5

Seattle Night Out is so easy to do.  Register, invite neighbors, close your street–no permit required–and have a good time. Potluck, hibachi, franks and buns, music? All up to you.  Lots of information here http://www.seattle.gov/police/nightout/about.htm and here http://www.seattle.gov/police/nightout/materials.htm Find a party in your neighborhood http://www.seattle.gov/police/nightout/nightoutevents.htm or register yours here http://eventactions.com/ea.aspx?ea=Rsvp . Map isn’t showing any in [...]

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Funds available to neighborhoods to support Night Out 2014 activities

From the Department of Neighborhoods, to support Seattle Night Out August 3: Small Sparks Fund provides matching funds to support community engagement. Deadline to apply is June 23  If your neighborhood plans to participate in the 30th Annual Night Out on August 5, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event and [...]

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Open Meetings Scheduled for Appointment of New Police Chief

Wednesday, June 4, 2:00 p.m. in Council Chambers - Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee – Kathleen O’Toole will appear, make opening comments, and respond to initial questions from Councilmembers. Public comment will be accepted at the beginning of the meeting. Wednesday, June 11, 5:30 p.m. at New Holly Gathering Hall, 7054 32nd Ave South [...]

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Pedestrian Light Coming to Stone Way N & N 41st By End of This Summer

SDOT has written to Fremont Neighborhood Council and Bennett Barr at the Mayor’s office to let them know that the crosswalk at Stone Way N and N 41st Street DOES meet the federal warrant for a school crosswalk to have traffic signalization. SDOT wrote to say that they are recommending installation of a pedestrian-activated overhead [...]

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SDOT Responds on Pedestrian Safety at Stone Way and N 41st

Fremont Neighborhood Council received the following response to FNC’s March meeting discussing  pedestrian safety improvements at Stone Way N and N 41st on the eastern edge of Fremont, and FNC’s subsequent letter supporting prompt and effective action on those improvements (emphasis added):                                                                                                                        4/17/14 Stephanie Pure, Chair, Fremont Neighborhood Council Dear Stephanie: I’m writing to [...]

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Apply by April 30 for mini-grant funding for safe routes to school projects

The Seattle Department of Transportation writes: …now accepting applications for mini-grants of up to $1,000 to fund projects that educate students about pedestrian and bicycle safety and encourage walking and biking to school. Private and public schools, PTAs, neighborhood councils, local advocacy organizations, and other school-related nonprofit groups may apply. In a change from previous [...]

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Stone Way & 41st, Metro Funding, Feet First, Coalition for an Affordable and Livable Seattle Make Full FNC Agenda March 24

Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting – AGENDA Monday, March 24, 2014, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.(Map) 7pm    Introductions 7:05    Announcements 7:15    King County Councilmember Larry Phillips  Larry Phillips is the Chair of the Metropolitan King Council and represents District 4 (which includes Fremont). King County deals mainly with Metro transit, jails, parks, libraries, and [...]

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News Highlights Danger for Pedestrians at Stone & N 41st

KING-TV covered part of the story about  pedestrian safety at N 41st and Stone Way N and the discussion at Monday night’s Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting, Feb. 24.http://www.king5.com/news/cities/seattle/Mother-fights-for-safer-Wallingford-ped-crossing-246999481.html  An earlier story on KIRO  http://m.kirotv.com/news/news/mother-continues-fight-light-dangerous-crosswalk/ndX9r/  alerted the neighborhood about the meeting. The SDOT representative present heard a the concerns voice by FNC board members and by [...]

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