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Paving Planned for the Green Lake area, from N 40th and Stone to N 80th

SDOT writes: “We’ve kicked off planning and outreach for a new round of paving projects that will be constructed as soon as 2019, and I wanted to make sure you knew about it. In the Green Lake area, we’re paving multiple streets: N 40th St: Stone Way N – Latona Ave NE N 50th St: […]

Changes coming to bus stops and bike routes in Fremont epicenter

Changes, and maybe not enough changes, may be coming to the very center of Fremont, at N 34th and Fremont Avenue N.  Here’s part of what Seattle Bike Blog reports on the issue: SDOT is in the early design phase for bus stop improvements on Fremont Ave between N 34th and 36th Streets directly north […]

Agenda for Nov. 28 FNC Meeting Expanded–Join Us Tonight.

Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting
 Monday, November 28, 2016 Meeting: 7-8:30pm Location: Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. REVISED AGENDA 7pm  Intros/Announcements Nov 25-Jan. 1:  Woodland Park Zoo WildLights, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. nightly Dec. 2:  Lenin Lighting (part of Fremont Festivus), 5pm Dec. 10: North Transfer Station Celebration 10:00 – 11:30 am; 1350 N 34th St., Intersection of N. 34th St. […]

Celebrate new crosswalk and learn more about Fremont transit Monday evening, May 18

Join FNC at 6:30 at Fremont Ave. N. & N 43rd to celebrate the new crosswalk, and then come to our meeting at 7:00 in downtown Fremont to learn more about possible revisions to Fremont transit and the Seattle Comp Plan at May 18 at the FNC meeting.  AGENDA
 : Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting
, Monday, […]

Legislature considering a “Pedestrian Fatality and Injury Advisory Council” to improve safety

Feet First, which advocates for pedestrian safety, has alerted FNC to a bill now moving in the State Legislature: Pedestrian Safety Bill Approved Nearly-Unanimously in State Senate Olympia- The State Senate has voted to move forward a bill which would make it safer for people walking. The proposed law, which passed with a 48 to […]

Curious about parklets–learn more at FNC’s meeting Feb. 23

Hear updates about the crosswalk at Fremont Ave. N. and N 43rd and a discussion of Seattle’s Parklets Program at the Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting, Monday, February 23, 2015, 7-8:30pm, at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.  AGENDA: 7pm     Introductions 7:10     Announcements/Upcoming Events Recap: Fremont Wake for Affordable Rental Houses (2/21/15) Upcoming: Fremont Siphon Project Public Meeting […]

Help East Fremont Neighbors with Pedestrian Safety at Stone Way & N 45th

Fremont neighbors on the eastern edge of Fremont are asking the city to fund safety improvements to the crosswalk at Stone Way and 43rd, to make it safer. Will you email a message of support, to help them get the funding?  The deadline is Feb. 9–please write  TODAY. HERE ARE THE DETAILS: D DOUGLASS Support […]

Councilmember O’Brien’s staff and DPD to address Micro-Housing and other density issues at FNC meeting Monday

Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting – AGENDA  Monday, September 22, 2014, 7-8:30pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. 7:05 pm    Introductions
 
{Real start time!} 7:10    Announcements about Fremont related events coming up 7:15    Seattle City Councilman Mike O’Brien’s Office (Esther Handy) and DPD (Geoffrey Wentlandt) Mike O’Brien is chair of the Council’s land use committee. His staff Esther […]

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 Difficult of years the primatene mist on incredibly, if on […]

New pedestrian-activated light at Stone Way and N 41st. Taking the pictures, photographer counted FIVE cars ignoring ped light, several even after one stopped in  opposite lane.

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 […]