Light rail is coming to North Seattle and in transit-years, 2024 is just around the corner!
The City of Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) hosted an open house in North Seattle on March 13 at Ingraham High School. There was a fantastic buzz in the room and a wonderful two hours of discussions.
The event was attended by Councilmember Juarez, Sound Transit and Seattle Department of Transportation representatives. Community members had opportunities to provide feedback about transit connections, sidewalks, future development and express concerns about parks and equity. There were over one hundred people in attendance.
Last Friday, January 18, 2019, Councilmember Sawant hosted a hearing that featured several residents facing eviction, telling their stories. Testimony was powerful, moving and conveyed the sense of love these neighbors have for each other. One woman who was formerly homeless held up photos from her garden and mentioned she provides vegetables for her neighbors who cannot make it to the market. …