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I guess I need to take back some of the nice things I said about the Neighborhood Street Fund… UPDATED

UPDATE: Be sure to read to the bottom of this post for an update from SDOT. This specific Neighborhood Street Fund project is dead, but the department has not abandoned this intersection, a spokesperson said. Yesterday’s post was supposed to … Continue reading

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15 neighbor-led projects SDOT will build in the next couple years

When voters approved the 2015 Move Seattle Levy, they created a specific fund dedicated to building projects that came from neighbors. The process to get a project completed can be long and somewhat grueling for those to volunteer their time … Continue reading

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Check out these 300+ neighbor-created ideas to improve Seattle streets

Seattle residents and organizations submitted more than 300 specific Neighborhood Street Fund ideas for improving our city’s streets, and now SDOT needs help prioritizing them. You can weigh in online by February 22. The refined list will then go through another … Continue reading

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Check out Seattle’s 12 winning neighborhood-led transportation ideas

Here’s an item that got swallowed up in the wake of election news: Seattle announced $6.5 million in neighborhood-led transportation projects across the city. The 12 projects were the winners of SDOT’s Neighborhood Street Fund (“NSF”), and are the result … Continue reading

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More details on planned improvements at Rainier and Dearborn

Yesterday, we posted about the city’s planned Neighborhood Street Fund improvements. Among the list of new sidewalks and better street crossings was this item: Dearborn and Rainier is an absolutely terrible intersection, and a big problem spot for a major … Continue reading

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With focus on safety and access, Neighborhood Street Fund projects inch closer to construction

The city has released an update on the Neighborhood Street Fund projects in the pipe for completion in 2014 and 2015, and the list is full of much-needed sidewalks and improved street crossings. Funded by the Bridging the Gap levy, … Continue reading

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Mayor announces $14M in neighborhood transportation, sidewalks and neighborhood greenways could get boost

Mayor McGinn announced Wednesday nearly $14 million in additional neighborhood transportation investments as part of his proposed 2014 budget. The bulk of of the funds go toward what McGinn’s office calls “basics,” which means bridge rehab planning, new sidewalks, repaving … Continue reading

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No more cutting through St. Demetrios parking lot: Street Fund candidate would pave dirt trail

If you have ever tried to get to Interlaken Drive from the Bill Dawson Trail under 520 near the Montlake Bridge, then you have probably gotten completely lost trying to find a way through the neighborhood streets. Turns out, your … Continue reading

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Wallingford bike boulevard will include ‘runnel’

The bicycle boulevard planned for Wallingford will include modifications to the Aurora pedestrian overpass at 41st Street and an enhanced crossing at Stone Way, according to Sam Woods at SDOT. Woods said plans will likely include installing a runnel on … Continue reading

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On Fairview and Fairview and the demand for free parking

SDOT held an open house last night to discuss plans to redo the intersection of Fairview N and Fairview E, near Eastlake Ave. The project was selected for funding by the Neighborhood Street Fund (see our previous post), and the … Continue reading

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City announces 11 neighborhood street projects, bikes to get help on S Othello and Fairview

View Neighborhood Street Fund 2010-2012 in a larger map Of the 11 streets projects the city announced yesterday evening, most will add sidewalks and/or crossing improvements for pedestrians around the city. Mayor Mike McGinn and Councilmember Tom Rasmussen attended the … Continue reading

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