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Get Engaged Hot Sheet: February 13 – 20

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We want to make it as easy as possible for you to get involved in your City and your community!

Here are 5 things you can do this week to GET ENGAGED!


Attend an Open House on the West Seattle and Ballard Light Rail Extensions: The West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions are part of the regional ST3 package that voters approved in November 2016. These separate extensions will provide fast, reliable light rail connections to residential and job centers between West Seattle and Ballard. Sound Transit wants to hear your thoughts on their goals and plans! Attend an in-person open house or access their online open house 24/7. February 13, 6:30pm in West Seattle; February 15, 6:30pm in Ballard; February 20, 5:30pm in Downtown Seattle.


Apply to Host a People Street in Your Neighborhood This Summer: People Streets allow neighborhoods to activate temporary, pedestrian-only streets by closing off certain city blocks to vehicles. Interested communities need to submit a detailed proposal by March 2.


Learn How to Get Funding for Your Community Project: The Neighborhood Matching Fund is hosting introductory workshops for those interested in seeking funds for their community-driven projects. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. February 15, 6pm at Montlake Community Center.


Share Suggestions for North Downtown Transportation Improvements: Seattle Department of Transportation wants to hear your ideas for improving transportation in Uptown, Belltown, and South Lake Union. Add your ideas and see the ideas of others on this interactive map. Submit your ideas by February 16.


Share Your Thoughts on the Wheelchair Accessible Taxicab (WAT) Program: The City of Seattle and King County are conducting a survey to help improve the WAT program so that it continues meeting the needs of riders and those who support them.  Survey closes on February 28.