Join us! SR 522/NE 145th BRT Project community meetings
We're hosting four community meetings in September and October to share new information about project refinements based on further technical work and public feedback gathered last May. Attend a meeting to provide your input on parking, sidewalks and traffic lane configurations in your neighborhood. Each meeting will focus on refinements specific to that community.
Kenmore Public Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 20, 1 – 3 p.m. and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Hangar at Town Square // 6728 N.E. 181st St.
Lake Forest Park Public Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1 – 3 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
Lake Forest Park City Hall // 17425 Ballinger Way N.E.
Bothell & Woodinville Public Meeting
Monday, Oct. 8, 1 – 3 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
UW Bothell, North Creek Event Center // 18225 Campus Way N.E.
Seattle & Shoreline Public Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1 – 3 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church // 14724 1st Ave. N.E.
During these meetings, you'll have the opportunity to:
- Learn how your input from May informed new refinement options
- Give feedback on project refinement options
- Talk with project staff to learn more and share your ideas
Visit sr522brt.participate.online to RSVP for one of the upcoming community meetings, learn more about the project and share your thoughts with us online, especially if you cannot make it in person. We'll collect feedback on refinement options through Oct. 19, 2018.
Background on the SR 522/NE 145th BRT Project
The SR 522/NE 145th BRT Project will provide fast, frequent and reliable bus-based transit service from north Lake Washington communities to the new Shoreline South/145th light rail station. Riders will be able to transfer between the SR 522/NE 145th BRT, I-405 BRT, Link light rail and other transit service provided by Sound Transit, Community Transit and King County Metro. With funding approved by the region's voters through the Sound Transit 3 plan, the representative project includes nine stations in the north Lake Washington area, with stops in Seattle, Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and Bothell, with every other trip running to Woodinville. Through this project, Sound Transit will also build additional parking in Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and Bothell.
Planning for this project is underway and your participation is important. To start construction as fast as possible, the project team has established an ambitious planning and environmental analysis timeline. Throughout 2018, staff will engage with neighboring communities to learn about their priorities and ideas for the project. It's critical for the community to engage during this early project development phase, as this feedback will help shape the refined project.