Less than a year after the opening of the SR-99 tunnel, tunnel mania seems to be spreading across Seattle. An unfunded billion dollar price tag has not scared off supporters of deluxe tunnel options for Sound Transit...
A visit from a Philadelphia planner with expertise on freeway lids offers insights for how to reconnect Seattle. Last week the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) invited Karen Thompson, Director of Planning at the...
https://youtu.be/dgJYWleJC84 In this short video, several public space experts and community leaders explain why the campaign to lid I-5 is an important opportunity for Seattle and why you should get involved.
The City of Seattle is seeking a team of "highly experienced" consultants to undertake a year-long feasibility study.  2018 has been a big year for freeway mitigation projects in Washington State. From the...
On November 2nd, Seattle City Councilmember Mike O'Brien became the latest politician to formally endorse the campaign to build a freeway lid over Interstate 5 in central Seattle. Joining the ranks of fellow councilmembers Sally Bagshaw, Teresa...
After months of grassroots effort and volunteer engagement, The Central Hills Triangle Collaborative (CHTC) will present its conceptual designs for lidding I-5 in central Seattle tonight (October 3) at 5:30 PM, at Melrose Market Studios. The event is...
An important part of my advocacy for lidding Interstate 5 includes letting folks know about successful lid projects around the country. Lid I-5's co-chair Scott Bonjukian often refers to Dallas's Klyde Warren Park (KWP) as the gold standard of...
As the region prepares for Sound Transit 2 (ST2) investments to come online, several cities are increasing zoning capacity near future light rail stations. In some cases, this wasn't a hard sell since many light rail stations are going...