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Lighting up Fremont Bridge Lights – A Pilot Project for Seattle

This just in, December 12, 2017, from the Seattle Department of Transportation re:  Fremont Bridge Lights In celebration of the Fremont Bridge’s centennial anniversary, the Seattle Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Office of Arts and Culture (ARTS), will light the Fremont Bridge on the Winter Solstice, December 21st. Installation of permanent, artist-designed lighting […]

Metro Improves Service in Fremont Using 2014 Prop 1 Dollars

On September 23 Metro will improve service to a number of routes, including several in Fremont. See the full list at Metro Service Change here. Fremont routes experiencing changes are: 5, 28, 40, 44, 62, RapidRide E, and late night Fremont routes being extended are the 5, 44, and Rapid Ride E. You can see those details […]

King County Councilmember Invites You to Coffee

King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles will hold a series of coffees to discuss issues important Council District 4 which includes Fremont. These include affordable housing, homelessness, transit access, heath and equity and more. Closest to Fremont is the Ballard Coffee at Coffee Works, 2600 NW Market St, Friday, Sept. 22, 12:—1:30 pm. Coffee with Jeanne […]

Metro Adding Transit Capacity to Ease Crowding on Fremont Routes

Fremont will see one or two new weekday morning trips on routes 5, 26E, 28E, 31, 62 and the E line. One new weekday late-afternoon trip on route 62 and the E line. Three new evening trips on route 40.  Not a huge increase in capacity, but should help ease some crush loads a bit. […]

FNC Meets to Discuss HALA in Fremont Monday Night Feb. 27

HALA will occupy a prominent place on the agenda of the next Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017,  7-8:30pm at  Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. BF Day will present an update on Phase II of their playground improvements. The full agenda includes: 7pm    Intros/Announcements February 27  @6:30p, the City of Seattle Department of Construction […]

Progress Made On Burke-Gilman “Missing Link”

This from the group trying to find a fix for the “Missing Link” on the Burke-Gilman: “Our recent meeting to discuss completing the “Missing Link” was a HUGE success! Over 400 local residents and business owners attended. Consistent with public comments received by SDOT, the majority of residents and business owners want the City to select […]

Weigh in on Traffic Safety

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) wants to hear from you:  “In an effort to better serve our diverse communities in Seattle, SDOT often reviews their policies and programs through Seattle’s Racial Equity Toolkit.  The Racial Equity Toolkit process relies heavily on feedback from external stakeholders and community input from people like you. [Highlighted below on […]

First Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting of 2017 Discusses N 34th Bus Stop Safety, HALA

First Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting of 2017 was this Monday night, January 23. Nico Martinucci,* Associate Transportation Planner for SDOT presented detailed information about the City’s plan to reconfigure the bus stop at N 34th and Fremont Avenue to try to solve the problem of crowding where so many board the bus, walk, drive and […]

Ballard Trail Missing Link Invites You to Eat, Drink and Think Jan. 27

“Please join us for Happy Hour to express your opinion about completing the Missing Link of the Burke Gilman Trail in Ballard.  City Councilman, Mike O’Brien, will join us to discuss the current status of the project at 6 p.m. Complimentary Beer, Wine, Food, and other beverages will be provided.” Burke-Gilman Trail “Happy Hour” Meeting  […]

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 […]