SODO Employee Transportation Needs: Metro Community Connections Survey

King County Metro, the City of Seattle and the SODO BIA are gathering information from people who work in Seattle’s SODO area. The way we get around is changing. New technology and ideas are creating opportunities to develop customized transportation solutions to go along with traditional, fixed-route bus service. This survey aims to find solutions to improve mobility options for people traveling to, from, and around SODO. This survey will help us understand the travel needs of people who work

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Seattleites aghast at thousands of used drug needles littering parks, streets

By Suzanne Phan, Thursday, June 15th 2017 SEATTLE – The city of Seattle says it’s collected nearly 11,000 used syringes since February – in just four months. But, the city knows there are a whole lot more out there and people don’t know what to do with them. “I felt really disappointed that I found another needle,” said Christina Klein. It’s the second time Klein has come across a discarded drug needle in Queen Anne.

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Two SODO Businesses Collaborate on Project

By: Western Neon ——————————————————— “Dockside Cannabis is growing as quickly as the marijuana industry, currently with two locations in SODO and Shoreline, and another Seattle location already on the way. However, with so much competition in the area, Dockside knew it would take more than just good product to stand out. That’s why Dockside Cannabis made their human resources a focus, selecting the very best for their staff, who in addition to having a passion for

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RSVP for Our July Business Networking Event

The SODO BIA and Second Use are hosting a networking event for SODO businesses and their employees. This is a great opportunity to network with other people who work in the neighborhood. Come enjoy free food and drinks while networking with your SODO business neighbors. Don’t forget your business cards! Don’t stress about parking – free parking is available at the venue CLICK HERE TO RSVP  Thursday, July 13th | 5-7 PM | Second Use: 3223 6th Ave

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SODO Electrical System Work

Seattle City Light plans to replace aging electrical infrastructure in the SODO neighborhood. The work will include replacing aging utility poles, overhead wire and equipment to help upgrade the existing electrical system. The attached flier is for your reference. Affected customers have received the same information. Highlights from the flier: Construction is tentative to start in early to mid-June 2017. The entire project is expected to last approximately six months. Daily work hours are Mondays through

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Northwest Security Services

On May 1st we implemented a new contract with Northwest Security Services, Inc. These new patrols will promote safety, provide a visual deterrent and an enhanced security presence. Look for these cars around SODO!

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Amazon just opened two drive-up grocery stores

“The stores, located in the SODO and Ballard neighborhoods of Seattle, allow customers to order Amazon Fresh products (aka groceries) online at home, jump in their car, drive to one of the AmazonFresh grocery stores, and just sit there while an Amazon employee brings their order out to their car and then puts it in the trunk. Amazon is calling the new drive-up service AmazonFresh Pickup. Geekwire gave the new service a spin and found it

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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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