King County Metro – Bus Service Survey

Fourteen transit agencies from around the world, including King County Metro, are conducting a customer survey at the same time. These agencies will compare the results of the surveys to learn from each other and work towards giving you even better transit service. King County Metro would like to hear your thoughts about the bus service King County Metro provides for you. For example, are the buses usually on time? Is it easy to get information

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SODO Community Clean Up

Thank you to everyone who has RSVP’ed and shared our SODO Community Clean Up event. We appreciate the communities support in cleaning up our SODO neighborhood! We wanted to remind everyone helping out this Saturday to wear stable, closed toed shoes and clothing you don’t mind getting dirty. ‘SODO’ shirts will be provided to participants. See the picture below! The BIA will provide gloves and tools to clean with, but if you have any tools

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SODO Community Clean Up – RSVP

RSVP HERE The SODO BIA is excited to announce our first SODO Community Clean Up and we want you to help! This event allows the SODO community to come together and roll up their sleeves, grab a rake and clean up! We encourage you to invite others and create groups with friends, family and coworkers. The more bodies that attend this event, the more work we can get done for our neighborhood. Focus will be

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Terminal Traffic Shifts

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) expects to see changes in truck volumes at several of its container terminals in the coming months. These changes may affect local traffic. What is expected? The NWSA expects a reduction in truck volumes at Washington United Terminals in Tacoma. At the same time, the NWSA is expecting a significant growth in truck volumes at Terminal 18 in Seattle and a modest increase at Husky Terminal in Tacoma. These shifts

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SODO News

Below are links to news articles from around the SODO Seattle area. We work to keep our businesses, ratepayers and employees updated on current events, issues and news in the area that could effect SODO. South Lander Street Bridge project releases updated design Amazon Opens Grocery Pickup Sites In Seattle ‘New boundaries’ for homeless as Seattle clears encampments AmazonFresh pickup grocery stores coming to Sodo and Ballard Patience is growing thin for an RV lot

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What Works Cities: Tackling Homelessness in Seattle

Today, Mayor Ed Murray debuted a Bloomberg Philanthropies What Works Cities film in New York City featuring the City of Seattle’s first effort in a decade to re-bid all homeless service contracts to better ensure providers meet performance goals and have a proven, data-driven record of placing people experiencing homelessness into permanent housing. In 2016, Mayor Murray created the Performance Seattle team to increase accountability in carrying out day-to-day City business and to

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Spokane Street Viaduct is Next Seattle Homeless Camp Cleanup

Spokane Street Viaduct is Next Seattle Homeless Camp Cleanup By: Elisa Hahn SEATTLE – The city of Seattle is getting ready for its next homeless camp cleanup. This week it’ll be under the Spokane Street viaduct, which has been plagued with piles of trash. Sitting next to all the passing semi-trucks is a network of RV’s and tents that’s home to about 55 people. “This place has quite the history when it comes to tents and

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Forum on Homelessness

hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association Forum on Homelessness hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association, Part I Dave Ross moderates a forum on homelessness with Seattle’s homeless czar, George Scarola, the city’s homelessness consultant, Barb Poppe, and Mark Putnam, director of All Home. In attendance are business leaders, non-profit leaders, homeless advocates, and community members. The forum is hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association and sponsored by Starbucks. Seattle Homelessness Forum, Part II: Learning From

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Senior citizens take field trip to tour Seattle marijuana production plant by Ma...

Senior citizens take field trip to tour Seattle marijuana production plant by Matt Markovich SEATTLE – Taking a field trip for the seniors at Sound Vista Village, an assisted living center in Gig Harbor, is not unusual. But going to a retail marijuana shop, extraction plant and grow operation, is. Eight seniors, many born right when World War II erupted, got on the bus and made the trip to the unique setup that Vela, Field

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