SDOT Open House: Roosevelt Rapid Ride J

January 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2344 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102

Show up in person or comment online on SDOT's plans for the Roosevelt Rapid Ride J, including SLU, Eastlake, and Ravenna.

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released the RapidRide Roosevelt Environmental Assessment (EA) on January 8, 2020 for public review and comment. The EA has been prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4231 et seq.). The public is also invited to provide comments on the Section 4(f) park and historic resource impacts at NE Ravenna Blvd described in the Environmental Assessment. Comments on the Environmental Assessment and Section 4(f) Analysis must be postmarked or submitted online by 5 PM on Friday, February 14, 2020.  

Comment opportunities:

Click here to access the online comment form

Drop-in sessions:

§  January 28, 5-9PM, REI
222 Yale Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109  

§  January 29, 12-4PM, Starbucks
2344 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102  

§  January 30, 9AM-12PM, Starbucks
6417 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115  

§  February 1, 9AM-12PM, University Family YMCA
5003 12th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105


In person or by email:

Darrell Bulmer, Seattle Department of Transportation
700 Fifth Ave, Suite 3800 (SMT-38-00)
PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA 98124

You can also review the document at the following Seattle public libraries:

§  Central Library 1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

§  University Branch 5009 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle,WA 98105  


You can also request a free CD copy or a hard copy from [email protected]. Hard copies of the Environmental Assessment are $25 and each appendix is $15.

If no significant issues are identified during the comment period, FTA would make the determination to issue a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). A FONSI allows the project to move forward with final design. During final design, SDOT will continue to work with community members on strategies for mitigating parking impacts, relocating load zones, and other concerns. 

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