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We’ve Posted the Presentations from our Transportation Meeting

The GCC membership meeting on January 16, 2018 featured a panel discussion of transportation issues in Greenwood. Here are the presentations: First, Rob Fellows gave a survey overview of transportation issues in the neighborhood. Rob is the GCC President and a member of the board of Feet First. Justin Martin and Robin Randels presented on … Continue reading We’ve Posted the Presentations from our Transportation Meeting

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January Meeting: Transportation in Greenwood [Updated]

7:00 Tuesday January 16, 2018 Greenwood Library 8016 Greenwood Ave. N The pace of growth in Seattle leads to crowded streets, crowded buses and crowded sidewalks; meanwhile Seattle is making changes to respond. Tuesday’s GCC meeting will survey the many issues and changes to transportation in Greenwood, and discuss strategies for mobility, safety and maintaining … Continue reading January Meeting: Transportation in Greenwood [Updated]

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SDOT Online Open House on Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge over I-5

Forwarding this email from SDOT:  – – – – My name is a Cayla Ravancho and I’m emailing you on behalf of the Seattle Department of Transportation and the Northgate ped/bike bridge project. I hope this message finds you well. You may know about (or got the chance to attend) our open house that took … Continue reading SDOT Online Open House on Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge over I-5

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GCC Transportation Committee – 2017 Transportation Issues

Help Decide Transportation Areas of Advocacy and Action for 2017 Transportation Committee Meeting Monday, February 20, 7:00 pm    Flying Bike Brewery Thank you to everyone who left a comment on the Greenwood Community Council’s website with your suggestions for issues to focus on in 2017. The feedback was great, and please feel free to add your thoughts … Continue reading GCC Transportation Committee – 2017 Transportation Issues

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What Transportation Issues Should We Focus on in 2017?

The Greenwood Community Council’s Transportation Committee wants to hear from you! What issues are of interest to you in 2017? What transportation items would you like to learn more about? Are there specific issues that you’d like to advocate around?  Please leave a comment on this page indicating what transportation issues are of interest. We’ll … Continue reading What Transportation Issues Should We Focus on in 2017?

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September Meeting: Sound Transit 3

What’s in the Sound Transit 3 package and how much will it cost? This November residents of King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties will vote on the next iteration of expansion of Sound Transit services, known as Sound Transit 3 (ST3). The package includes more than 60 miles of new light rail lines across Seattle, Tacoma, … Continue reading September Meeting: Sound Transit 3

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Transportation Committee Meeting, Pedestrian Master Plan Update

Greenwood Community Council Transportation Committee Meeting Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan Update Monday, August 1st, 7:00 PM, Couth Buzzard Books Please join the Greenwood Community Council’s Transportation Committee on Monday, August 1st for a meeting focused on the recently updated Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan. (PMP)  We will be joined by representatives from the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board … Continue reading Transportation Committee Meeting, Pedestrian Master Plan Update

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Sound Transit 3 and Metro’s Long-Range Vision

Greenwood Community Council Transportation will not be meeting in April. Please check out Sound Transit and Metro Long Range Plan!! April is a big month for our region’s two significant transit agencies. The Draft Plan for Sound Transit 3, a 25-year $50 billion proposal to expand our light rail network, was released for review and … Continue reading Sound Transit 3 and Metro’s Long-Range Vision

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GCC Transportation Committee Meeting on Neighborhood Speed Limits, Mon., March 7th

Please join the Greenwood Community Council Transportation Committee for our March meeting, on Monday March 7th at 7:00 PM at Flying Bike Brewery in Greenwood.  Out topic will be a discussion on speed limits on neighborhood streets and we’ll be joined by our neighbors from Greenwood-Phinney Greenways to discuss their work around advocating for speed limit … Continue reading GCC Transportation Committee Meeting on Neighborhood Speed Limits, Mon., March 7th

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Greenwood Community Council Transportation Committee Meeting, Feb. 1, 7:00 PM – Growth, Congestion and Parking

Change is afoot in Seattle. That’s the refrain that precedes a lot of conversations these days whether the topic is housing; public safety; business development; or transportation. Where many of us feel the stresses that growth and change put on the city is through our day-to-day movements and in dealing with the increased congestion of … Continue reading Greenwood Community Council Transportation Committee Meeting, Feb. 1, 7:00 PM – Growth, Congestion and Parking

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Update on Greenwood Community Council Transportation Committee

Greetings friends! The Greenwood Community Council’s Transportation Committee has been on hiatus for a while from our usual monthly meetings, BUT, we’re going to gear-up and get rolling once again in 2016! Please take note that our next meeting will be held on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at the Flying Bike Brewery.  The topic for this … Continue reading Update on Greenwood Community Council Transportation Committee

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November Meeting: Pedestrian Issues

Pedestrian Issues in Greenwood  November Membership Meeting Tuesday November 17, 7:00 – 8:30 Greenwood Library 8016 Greenwood Ave. N   Join the Greenwood Community Council to hear from guest speakers and engage in discussion of pedestrian and safety issues including sidewalks, safe routes to schools, dedicated facilities for non-motorized transport (e.g. the Interurban Trail), Seattle’s update … Continue reading November Meeting: Pedestrian Issues

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Next Monday: Forum on the Transportation Levy to Move Seattle

The Transportation Levy to Move Seattle Monday, October 5th, 7:00-8:30 PM Location: Works Progress   In 2006, Seattle voters approved a nine-year $365 million transportation levy, known as Bridging the Gap, which will expire at the end of 2015. For the last eight years, this levy provided the Seattle Department of Transportation with nearly 25% of it’s … Continue reading Next Monday: Forum on the Transportation Levy to Move Seattle

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April Meeting: Greenwood Ave. Transit/Sidewalk Project [Updated]

[This post has been updated to add the meeting agenda] The Community Council normally meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, but for April and May we will meet on the fourth Tuesday instead. MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT April Membership Meeting Tuesday April 22, 7:00 – 8:30 Greenwood Public Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N   Greenwood … Continue reading April Meeting: Greenwood Ave. Transit/Sidewalk Project [Updated]

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SDOT Meeting Tonight on Proposed Fremont Ave. Improvements

SDOT is having an open house this evening between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. at the Boys and Girl’s Club on proposed improvements to Fremont Ave. N.  An announcement for the meeting is here. The Boys and Girls Club is at 8635 Fremont Ave. N. There is a competing proposal you should know about to continue the … Continue reading SDOT Meeting Tonight on Proposed Fremont Ave. Improvements

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Next Thursday: Walk with GCC beyond where the sidewalk ends [UPDATED]

UPDATE:  Due to rain this event will be rescheduled for a different night – watch for a new date and time soon. – – – – – – The state of Greenwood Ave north of 90th is of great concern for many Greenwood residents. The lack of sidewalks, sufficient lighting and a busy arterial create an unsafe atmosphere … Continue reading Next Thursday: Walk with GCC beyond where the sidewalk ends [UPDATED]

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May Meeting: Walking and Biking in Greenwood

Greenwood Community Council May Meeting 7:00 PM Tuesday May 21 Greenwood Public Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N Topic: Improving Greenwood for Walking and Biking Agenda: • 7:00 – Welcome and Introductions • 7:05 – Round robin updates and announcements • 7:15 – Discussion: what is the experience of walking and biking around Greenwood? • 7:45 – Short presentations on specific projects/proposals • 8:15 – … Continue reading May Meeting: Walking and Biking in Greenwood

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