Lidding I-5

Community Solutions for the I-5 Scar

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While we are a big proponent of lidding I-5 to cut off the sights and sounds of freeway traffic (or even removing it) and...

WSCC Addition Illustrates The Difficulty Of Mitigating Freeway Trenches

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At the first public benefits hearing of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition, Seattle Design Commissioners danced around a tough truth: planning good public...

Monday’s Traffic Meltdown Showed Downtown Freeways are Brittle

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Monday was quite the ordeal. Around 10am a propane truck got into a collision and rolled over blocking an interchange between I-90 and I-5 near Downtown. Propane being...

City Tells Convention Center: Addition Public Benefits Are Too Small

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Yesterday both the City of Seattle and Community Package Coalition told the planners of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition that the public benefit...

The Convention Center Should Offer Major Community Investments

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The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) expansion is a massive undertaking that will reshape four city blocks in Seattle’s urban core. We, a coalition...

December 7: A Critical Moment for the Lid I-5 Movement

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The future of the grassroots effort to lid Interstate 5 in Seattle depends on your support at a critical event next month. On December 7,...

What’s Better Than A Lid? Remove I-5 Entirely From Central Seattle

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Seattle's Interstate 5 is in rough shape. Maintenance has been deferred so long that a full rebuild is likely necessary, as former Washington State...

Lid I-5: Ask The City Council To Support Freeway Mitigation Policy

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Have you been waiting for a way to positively support the Lid I-5 community effort? Now is the time! The Seattle City Council is nearing...