Madison Corridor Rapid Transit Open House
The first meeting regarding the Madison Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Project Definition Study will give a glimpse into the future of transit on Madison Street, which 2012's Seattle Transit Master Plan identified as a potential corridor for bus rapid transit. If it's built, the "high-capacity transit corridor" would feature electric trolley buses that would run from near the Colman ferry dock downtown up to 23rd Ave. E.
Today's meeting will include the opportunity to give the Seattle Department of Transportation your own insights into transit, pedestrian, and biking improvements that could be made as part of the project.
Madison Corridor Rapid Transit Open House, Tue, Sept 30, 5–7pm, Silver Cloud Hotel, 1100 Broadway, free
Hosted by Seattle Times columnist Joni Balter, this two-part event will begin with a conversation with King County executive Dow Constantine about impending transit cuts and the county budget, and end with a panel discussion about the fall ballot and the potential for voter tax fatigue.
The panel will include former deputy mayor Tim Ceis and longtime political consultant (and PubliCola co-founder!) Sandeep Kaushik, along with city council member Sally Clark.
The event will be broadcast on the Seattle Channel.
Civic Cocktail, Wed, Oct 1, 6pm, Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave, $10–$15For Thursday
Lake City Farmer's Market
Today is the last day of the Lake City Farmer's Market. It will last for four hours and feature PK Dwyer, a traveling blues artist, from 4–6pm for the last hurrah of the season.
Stock up on artisan cheeses, seasonal fruits and vegetables and grass-fed meats.
Lake City Farmer's Market, Thu, Oct 2, 3–7pm, NE 125th and 28th NE, free
Advance Notice for October 10
Free Trees for Seattle Residents Deadline
Trees for Neighborhoods is accepting applications through today for residents to receive up to four free trees for their yards. The two species still available are Shore Pine and Douglas Fir, which require a large amount of space to grow and develop. With each tree, residents also receive instruction on how to care for the type of tree that they will be planting.
The purpose of this program is to help the city reach 30 percent tree canopy cover by 2037.
Free Trees for Seattle Residents Deadline, Fri, Oct 10, free
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