Online open houses now live!
Good news! You can now access our online open house 24/7 through March 5. This easy-to-use interactive site will guide you through an overview of the project and give you an opportunity to:
- Provide input on the representative project and potential alternatives.
- Comment on the purpose and need of the project.
- Help identify and provide feedback on potential project benefits and impacts on your community, the environment and transportation.
- Find out about public involvement opportunities and how to stay informed.
In-person open houses starting this week
Sound Transit is holding project kickoff open houses in West Seattle, Ballard and Downtown Seattle to introduce you to the project team, share information, answer your questions and get your input on the project. Come and help shape the future of your community!
Each open house will provide the content that is included in the online open house and will include similar project feedback opportunities. All open houses are open to the public and will include a brief presentation 15 minutes after the start. Stop by anytime!
- West Seattle: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Alki Masonic Center
- Ballard: Thursday, Feb. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Leif Erikson Lodge
- Downtown: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Union Station
Early scoping is underway – share your comments by March 5
The West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions project is currently in early scoping. Early scoping is the first public involvement opportunity in the alternatives development process and will last until March 5. During alternatives development, Sound Transit will assess the representative project included in the ST3 System plan approved for funding by voters in 2016 and, based on additional public feedback and technical analysis, further refine the route, station locations and other project elements.
This is an essential time to engage in the project! Sound Transit is seeking public comments on the project Purpose and Need, the representative project, other alternatives, and the transportation and community impacts and benefits to consider in developing alternatives for further refinement and analysis. Alternatives development, including public and agency input, will inform the Sound Transit Board's identification of a preferred alternative and other alternatives to study in environmental review.
Be sure to attend our upcoming open houses to learn more and submit your comments by March 5.
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