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Transportation 101

We’ve 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 the little ones with education and safety of various transportation modes. The program includes reading stories, watching videos, and an interactive activity. This is where U … Continued

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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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Get your ORCA card back to get on track

Imagine, you’re on your way to a new date with a person that you think is the one. You make your way to your transit stop. Everything is going great, the bus arrives, you pull out your ORCA card and it isn’t there! What do you do? To make matters worse, you don’t have cash. … 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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Biking with babies and blueberries

U District, Let’s Go interviewed Bjorn and Julianne Simpson, two local U District residents, who make it a regular practice to ride their bicycles with their two small children to the U District Farmers Market. Find out how they make it work. How long you both have been bicycling, and were there any first dates … Continued

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