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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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Help Shape 2035′s Seattle & the City’s Plan for Growth

Planning Alternatives Are Here! Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development writes: On Monday, March 24, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM we will be hosting our EIS Scoping Meeting and Open House at City Hall to discuss ways to plan for the growth expected in Seattle over the next 20 years. We will be presenting and [...]

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Larry Phillips Will Discuss Metro Plan at FNC Meeting March 24, 7pm

King County Councilmember Larry Phillips, Chair of the Metropolitan King Council, representing District 4 including Fremont, will speak to the Fremont Neighborhood Council on Monday, March 24, 2014, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th S. Phillips serves on  the County’s Transportation Committee and the Sound Transit Board; he is expected to discuss Metro’s plan to [...]

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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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RapidRide and Pedestrian Safety on FNC Agenda Feb. 24

Learn about Aurora’s new RapidRide E Line and progress on pedestrian safety at Stone Way N and N 41st at the February Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting AGENDA Monday, February 24, 2014, 7-8:30pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. All Fremont Neighbors Welcome! 7pm    Introductions 7:05     Announcements 7:15     Aurora RapidRide E Line Status Update Jonathan Dong, Senior Transportation Planner, [...]

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Special Meeting Feb. 4 of the King County Council Addresses Metro Funding Proposal

Councilmember Larry Phillips writes: I  wish to advise you of a proposal under consideration for funding Metro Transit service and local road and transportation infrastructure in King County.The King County Council is currently considering proposed legislation that would form a Transportation Benefit District in order to place a local transportation funding measure on the April 2014 ballot.  The proposed measure would generate approximately [...]

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Devil in the Details: Fremont neighbors asked to weigh in on Pedestrian Master Plan

The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is asking for input on the Pedestrian Zone Mapping Project (pedestrian retail areas). But you will have to search to find plans for Fremont and Wallingford.  Here are the links: essay writers Stone Way N – south of N 45th St. Stone Way N – south of N [...]

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Dangerous Pedestrian Crossing at Stone Way & N 41st Needs SDOT Fix

Neighbors on both sides of Aurora Avenue worry about pedestrian safety at N. 41st and Stone Way N.  A natural walkway to Hamilton Middle School in Wallingford from Fremont over the Aurora pedestrian bridge at N 41st and from the residential area west of Stone, the intersection has proved dangerous to pedestrians and is poorly [...]

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Cuts in Metro Will Cause Pain for Fremont

If new funding sources do not develop, King County Metro will have to cut service by 17%.  Here are the cuts that will directly affect Fremont, and, below that, the news release from Metro.  First, our research on Fremont’s cuts: Routes in Fremont: 5 – Reduced to every 20 minutes during the day. 16 – [...]

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