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Community input sought on light rail alignment, station locations for Ballard & West Seattle

Pedaling in Fremont–Art by Kyler Martz

How will Fremont residents access light rail on Seattle’s west side? Now is the time to explore this question with the City.  Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development is seeking input through a set of community meetings. Below is their invitation with the meetings closest to Fremont listed–there are several more for other neighborhoods:

Full list of OPDC Neighborhood Forums with sign-up links

“Sound Transit’s West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions will provide fast, reliable light rail connections from dense residential neighborhoods to job centers throughout the region. The system expansion also includes a second Downtown light rail tunnel that provides capacity for the entire regional system to operate more efficiently.

“Join Sound Transit and City staff for a deep dive into the latest project details and the opportunity to share your insights at these upcoming forums. You will have a chance to review project maps, make suggestions, and discuss neighborhood-specific topics. .

  • South Lake Union-Seattle Center – RSVP
    (includes Denny, SLU and Seattle Center stations)
    April 23, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
    thinkspace Seattle, 1700 Westlake Ave N
  • Downtown Seattle – RSVP
    (includes Midtown and Westlake stations)
    May 2, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
    Central Library, Washington Mutual Room
    1000 4th Ave.
  • Ballard – RSVP
    (includes Smith Cove, Interbay and Ballard stations)
    May 12, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Ballard Eagleson VFW, 2812 NW Market St.

More Information from Sound Transit here.

Discussion

One Response to “Community input sought on light rail alignment, station locations for Ballard & West Seattle”

  1. Note that the three of six rail or guided rapid transit alternated with tunnels below the canal out perform the baseline for 7 to 10 different criteria. Please promote the 14th ave NW tunnel ALTERNATIVE.

    Thank you!

    Posted by David Moehring | April 25, 2018, 7:27 pm

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