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Author: Miriam Castro

U District, Let’s Go! Still Going.

U District, Let’s Go is a year long pilot program that kicked off earlier this year and is set to end in December. Thanks to the continued partnerships with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), the U District Partnership (UDP), and a new partnership with the University of Washington School of Social Work, we are excited … Continued

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holiday LIFT!

U District, Let’s Go is holding its last ORCA LIFT enrollment event of the year. The program is also loading funds onto ORCA LIFT card holder’s cards. This time of year can be difficult for some people, we’re hoping that this helps have a difference.  Holiday LIFT will be held on December 11, 2018 at … Continued

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ORCA for Business Incentive

Small businesses (with fewer than 100 employees) can try ORCA for Business programs at a lower cost now through June 2019.  For businesses who choose to subsidize their employees’ transit passes though ORCA Business Passport or Business Choice for the first time, WSDOT will provide a 50% rebate on the employers’ contribution amount up to … Continued

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New Era of Programming

This December, the U District, Let’s Go year-long pilot is coming to an end, however a new era is about to begin. Thanks to continued partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation, the U District Partnership and the University of Washington School of Social Work. We’re still finalizing the details and will let you know more … Continued

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Watch our transit talk on Seattle Channel

Last week, on October 4, U District, Let’s Go held it’s second Transit Talk, a neighborhood focused conversation that brought the U District, Roosevelt, and Northgate neighborhoods together into one room for an info share and resource exchange. Northlink Light rail stations will arrive in 2021, which means these neighborhoods will be better connected to … Continued

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U District, Let’s Go welcomes visitors

Earlier this month, the U District neighborhood welcomed thousands of visitors that arrived for the Special Olympics Games USA. U District, Let’s Go team members got on the welcome wagon too, specifically, they got on Lime Bikes and provided mobile wayfinding assistance. “It was a huge success that involved a variety of people and partners.” … Continued

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U District, Let’s Go half way through pilot

Believe it or not, U District, Let’s Go has been on the ground doing programming for six months! “That age old saying, time flies when you are having fun really rings true.” Said Miriam Castro, Program Manager with U District, Let’s Go. “It seems like only yesterday that we held our neighborhood kick off walk … Continued

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Transit Talk: Still talking

Last week, U District, Let’s Go with partners Transportation Choices Coalition, Seattle Department of Transportation, and the U District Partnership held a Transit Talk at the University Book Store. The event drew an audience of U District small businesses, community organizations, public agencies, and neighbors that all wanted to know one thing: how Link light … Continued

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June is Ride Transit Month

Do you ride the bus or take Link Light Rail, or a commuter train? Do you ever take a ferry or share the ride in a  vanpool,  water taxi, or streetcar? If so, you are taking a form of transit and this coming June we’re partnering with Transportation Choices in celebrating Ride Transit Month, a … Continued

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