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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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Park(ing) Day Fun!

Earlier this month we participated in Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) Park(ing) Day, an annual global placemaking event in which community members lead the temporary transformation of parking spaces into people spaces! We were one of 5 other U District pop-ups. We partnered with the U District Partnership and featured two local artists, Young Chhaylee, and … Continued

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Adventure is out there

Have you ever wanted to get out of the city and utilize Washington’s beautiful hiking trails, but do not own a car? Do you have an ORCA card? If so, adventure is out there. Trailhead Direct, a pilot project sponsored by King County Parks and Metro’s Community Connections program, is helping make the great outdoors more accessible. You … Continued

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Changes to Bikeshare Coming to a City Near You

It’s official Ofo and Spin Bike will be leaving Seattle. With Seattle Department of Transportation’s updates to their permit rules, both companies have decided to not front the bill. Operators are charged a flat fee of $250,000 to continue service in Seattle. This fee breaks down to be roughly $50 per bike. Ofo and Spin … Continued

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Transportation 101

U District, Let’s Go had a blast engaging with pre-K children during Scarecrow Video’s Children’s Hour. In collaboration with the University Branch Library of the Seattle Public Library, Scarecrow Video is connecting little ones with education and safety of various transportation modes. The program includes reading stories, watching videos, and a fun, hand’s on interactive activity. “We … 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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