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Author: Miriam Castro

Live Tweeting about Light Rail

U District Let’s Go is stepping up our Social Media game! On March 14th, we attended Transportation Choices Coalition’s Transit Talk titled 10 Years of Link Light Rail. 10 Years of Connecting Community and live tweeted the event! It was a great way to connect the transportation work we do in the U District to … Continued

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New Year and New Programming!

It is a new year, and U District Let’s Go is still going! With the support of our new Outreach Manager, Laura Lee Sturm, we are able to maintain critical core programming from 2018. Laura Lee is a first year Masters of Social Work Student from the University of Washington in the Community-Centered Integrative Practice. … Continued

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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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Get to know our staff!

This past spring and summer we participated in several large scale events like the 49th Annual University Street Fair and Cascade Bicycle Club’s Bike Everywhere Month in May, and Transportation Choices Coalition Ride Transit Month in June. We coordinated a Transit Talk public presentation with high profile speakers at the University Book Store and we … 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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