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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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Pedestrian Safety an ongoing issue

With Friday’s accident at N 40th and Wallingford Avenue, resulting in injury to a 12-year-old on his way to Hamilton Middle School, parents in Wallingford and Fremont are once again deeply concerned about the safety of pedestrians in the Hamilton/ BF Day neighborhood. FNC has been working to increase pedestrian safety between the pedestrian bridge [...]

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Join the fun…look for PARK(ing) Day parks

SDOT has invited Seattle to pop up parks for a day–look for them in Fremont and think about yours for next year: What can you do in a parking space? Well, for one thing, you can create a park for a day on September 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.! PARK(ing) Day happens [...]

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Extra Closures to Paint Fremont Bridge Scheduled in September

Fremont Bridge getting facelift–here’s the info from SDOT: Hey Fremonsters – Crews have been busy working inside the “heel” of the bridge on the north side of the ship canal – the area under the bridge that pivots down when the part you see goes up.  They’ve been hauling out road grit and pigeon guano, [...]

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Four Day Hwy 99 Closure & Special Events this weekend Impact Fremont & Travel thru Seattle

From Department of Neighborhoods–very active weekend and no Hwy 99: Weekend traffic: Plan ahead for SR 99 closure — Special events in several neighborhoods Getting around in Seattle this weekend and early next week will be complicated by the closure of State Route  99, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct, to accommodate the demolition and replacement [...]

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Fremont Residents Invited to Learn about Westlake Ave N. Cycle Track Project July 10

Do you live in Fremont? If so, please join us for a special one-hour meeting of the Fremont Neighborhood Council held in order for Fremont residents to learn about and provide input on the Westlake Ave. N. Cycle Track Project. Details: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 7pm-8pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. 98103 between the [...]

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Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting – AGENDA Monday, June 23, 2014, 7-8:30pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.

Monday, June 23, 2014, 7-8:30pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. All are welcome! Special Note: Vote for the Troll for Quirkiest Landmark in the US by noon on June 23! 7pm    Introductions 7:05   Announcements             Solstice recap, upcoming events, etc. 7:15   Fremont Library Update             Andy Bates, Supervising Librarian, Fremont Branch 7:20    Project # 3017074, [...]

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Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan for 2035 asks your guidance–plus win tickets June 24

Seattle 2035 wants your input, and is offering prizes to get it:   Seattle 2035 Key Directions  By 2035 Seattle will add 120,000 people and 115,000 jobs. On June 24 you can weigh in on key directions for Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan to guide this growth. Much of the Comprehensive Plan is already headed in the right direction, [...]

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Sound Transit wants to hear from us about mass transit–offers survey, open house

Sound Transit writes about their planning process that” the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) which is now available for public review. Updating the Long-Range Plan later this year provides the framework for potential future mass transit expansion—now is your opportunity to comment on the Draft SEIS and share your regional transit priorities. ” [...]

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Westlake Cycle Track Project Holds Open House in Fremont May 21

The proposed Westlake Cycle Track (more here)will directly serve Fremont residents, and the Open House to see the latest on the project is scheduled for Wednesday, May 21, 5:30 – 8 pm–Presentation at 6:15 pm–at Fremont Studios, 155 N 35th Street in Fremont. Bus routes: 5, 16, 26, 28, 31, 32, 40 Paid parking and [...]

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