Sound Transit's schedule of public events for May 17 - 23

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Monday, May 19

9 a.m. -12 p.m. Talking Signs Demonstration Project - public testing session
Sound Transit Offices, Union Station
401 S. Jackson St., Seattle

Sound Transit is conducting a demonstration project for Talking Signs, an infrared signage system designed to help people with disabilities access transit facilities. Staff is testing the system throughout May and June. Interested community members are encouraged to participate by attending a public testing session. Sessions are scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. May 20; 1-4 p.m. May 21; 1-4 p.m. May 29; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 2; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 5; 1-4 p.m. June 10; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 12; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 16; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 18; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 24; and 1-4 p.m. June 26. Advance registration is required. Contact: Michael Miller,(206) 689-4927 or millerm@soundtransit.org.

Tuesday, May 20

3:30-6 p.m. Light Rail Tukwila Project Design Open House
Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila

Sound Transit will hold the first of two open houses for community members to get information on the design of Central Link light rail in Tukwila. Staff and consultants will be available to review project maps and designs and to provide information on trackway improvements, construction methods, public art, the construction schedule and Sound Transit's real estate acquisition and relocation processes.

5-7:30 p.m. I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV open house/public hearing
Community Center at Mercer View, Room A-5
8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island

Sound Transit will hold the first of three open houses/public hearings to gather community input on the draft environmental impact statement for the I-90 Two Way Transit and HOV Operations Project. (Community members can also attend meetings May 21 in Seattle or May 22 in Bellevue - see separate listings.)

Wednesday, May 21

1-4 p.m. Talking Signs Demonstration Project - public testing session
Sound Transit Offices, Union Station
401 S. Jackson St., Seattle

Please see description under May 19 listing.

4-7 p.m. I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV open house/public hearing
Sound Transit Board Room
401 S. Jackson St., Seattle

Sound Transit will hold the second of three open houses/public hearings to gather community input on the draft environmental impact statement for the I-90 Two Way Transit and HOV Operations Project. (Community members can also attend meetings on May 20 on Mercer Island or May 22 in Bellevue - see separate listings.)

6-8:30 p.m. Light Rail Tukwila Project Design Open House
Foster High School
4242 S. 144th St., Tukwila

Sound Transit will hold the second of two open houses for community members to get information on the design of Central Link light rail in Tukwila. Staff and consultants will be available to review project maps and designs and to provide information on trackway improvements, construction methods, public art, the construction schedule and Sound Transit's real estate acquisition and relocation processes.

Thursday, May 22

1-4 p.m. Sound Transit Board meeting
Union Station, Sound Transit Board Room
401 S. Jackson St., Seattle

Meeting agendas, motions and staff reports are available at boardnew/stboardmeetings.htm

4-7 p.m. I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV open house/public hearing
Bellevue City Hall, Council Conference Room
11511 Main St., Bellevue

Sound Transit will hold the third of three open houses/public hearings to gather community input on the draft environmental impact statement for the I-90 Two Way Transit and HOV Operations Project. (Community members can also attend meetings on May 20 on Mercer Island or May 21 in Seattle - see separate listings.)


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