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6/30/2015
Sound Transit Sound Transit contractors have completed initial work to integrate and test University Link light rail signal and power systems as part of the push to open the extension in early 2016. Over the past several months Sound Transit contractors have installed and tested new power, safety, train control and communications systems in most […]
City of Seattle closures for the Independence Day holiday
All City of Seattle offices will be closed on July 3 in observance of Independence Day. All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Saturday, July 4.
Seafair Summer Fourth
Join Seafair at Gas Works Park or South Lake Union Park for a celebration of our nation's independence.
Cooling shelters locations announced ahead of heat wave
The City of Seattle is providing information and public spaces that may be used by residents to stay cool in the high temperatures. Stay hydrated, protect your pets!
High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands Open
For fresh organic produce this summer look no further than the High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands which open for the season at the end of June.
City Awards $3.9 million to support seniors and disabled populations
The Human Services Department (HSD) announced funding to 15 nonprofit service providers that serve the region's most vulnerable older adults and individuals with disabilities.
City of Seattle releases municipal broadband feasibility report
The City of Seattle released the City of Seattle Fiber-to-the-Premises Feasibility Study, a feasibility study originally commissioned in December 2014 as part of Mayor Ed Murray’s three-part broadband internet strategy.
The Office of Arts & Culture awards nearly $300,000 for youth arts
Two unique funding programs, Youth Arts and Work Readiness Arts Program (WRAP), funded more than 40 youth programs offering arts training outside of school hours for middle and high school aged youth.
School speed zone safety cameras coming to six schools
To reduce speeding and improve safety for school children, contractors working for the City of Seattle will begin installing speed enforcement cameras for six schools starting Monday, June 15.
Metro and SDOT "Rideshare Meetups!" promote Neighborhood Carpooling
To help more Seattle residents get connected with carpooling and vanpooling options, King County Metro and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are hosting more than a dozen Rideshare Meetups! in six Seattle neighborhoods this spring and summer.
Explore the shore with Seattle Aquarium's Beach Naturalists
Every year during low tides, Seattle Aquarium's Beach Naturalists lead exploration events on regional beaches. The Naturalists teach visitors about how to enjoy beaches while preserving important ecosystems and protecting resident marine life.