SDOT and Metro are doing some workshops on how to improve the situation downtown, which could help Fremont with more reliable service.

Come to a Third Avenue Neighborhood Session to share what transit and pedestrian improvements you think matter most.
Last fall you helped us create a list of potential pedestrian and transit improvements to Third Avenue in downtown Seattle. Join us again at an upcoming Neighborhood Session to learn about progress we’ve made and tell us what you think.

King County Metro Transit and the Seattle Department of Transportation are jointly working to enhance the Third Avenue corridor for transit users, pedestrians, business and visitors. During August 31-September 3, they will host three Neighborhood Sessions along Third Avenue to update you on the work that’s been done. The goal of the project to make this busy corridor an inviting, accommodating, safe and attractive place where people want to be.  You’ll be able to talk with the project team and learn how community input collected last fall has been incorporated into the latest design and share your thoughts on proposed designs priorities for the first phase of construction. The sessions will take place outside on the sidewalk (rain or shine) along Third Avenue on the following dates:

  • Belltown Monday, August 31 – 3:00 – 6:00 PM Between Battery and Bell Streets
  • Business District Wednesday, September 2 – 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Between Pike and Union Streets
  • Pioneer Square Thursday, September 3 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Between Yesler Way and S Washington Street

Third Avenue is downtown Seattle’s most heavily used transit corridor. More than 2,500 buses travel the corridor every weekday serving an estimated 42,000 riders. Thousands of visitors, workers, shoppers and area residents also use Third Avenue daily.  The project will complement the many other improvements currently underway in the downtown area.