Author: SaveOurStreetcar

Streetcar Open House at the Market October 29: Attend and express your opinion!

From Tom Gibbs:

Hi everyone,

Just got word that the City is going to hold an open house on the 29th to discuss the Center City Connector (CCC) on 1st Avenue.  This is the proposed streetcar line that will connect …

Tom Gibbs on the latest Streetcar news

Hi everyone,

Recently the City announced the preferred alignment for the Center City Connector – the streetcar line that will provide a connection between the South Lake Union  and First Hill lines.  It will run on 1st Avenue from S. …

Mike James supports restoring the Waterfront Streetcar

Mike James, the former News Anchor/Reporter at KING-TV, posted on Facebook:

I’m still ticked that the waterfront streetcar, a realized dream of the late George Benson, was big-footed off the tracks by the Sculpture Park construction, apparently never

Support the Waterfront Streetcar with our official t-shirt!

The Save Our Streetcar campaign’s t-shirts are officially available online!

We have set a goal of selling 50 shirts in the next 10 days in order for them to be printed.

The shirts are selling at cost, meaning we are …

Happy 4th! Share your support for the Waterfront Streetcar!

From Tom Gibbs:

Happy 4th everyone.

Many, many thanks to all of you who attended the waterfront transit meeting last week. For those of you who couldn’t attend, you’ll find a summary of the presentations below.

About 300 folks were

Community support for streetcar evident at waterfront meeting

From Tom Gibbs:

Many thanks for all you did to make Wednesday evening’s event a success.

I was impressed by how many folks we got to attend the affair and how uniformly they voiced their support for the vintage cars.

Maintenance base location available, and other good news

From Tom Gibbs:

I met the City’s senior engineering staff last week and reviewed their findings regarding transportation options for the waterfront. The GREAT news is that they found a site for a maintenance base for the vintage cars!!  The

Show your support at upcoming meetings, get a sticker

Show your support for the historic waterfront streetcar!

Join us at the June 20 Belltown Community Connectors meeting

and the

June 26 Waterfront Seattle Street + Transit meeting.

Get a sticker.

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Seattle urban and transit planning: a failure of vision

David Brewster writes in Crosscut about the failure of Seattle to have a strong planning vision. While his article doesn’t have much to say about transit, it echoes something Charles Hamilton wrote just a couple of days ago.

Seattle’s piecemeal

We Need You to Attend the Waterfront Meeting June 26; 1,500 Signatures; Ideas Wanted

Participation Critical at June 26 Waterfront Meeting

The planners managing the June 6 Open House for the Center City Connector don’t seem very interested in the Waterfront Streetcar. Please attend anyway, and make our voices heard.

But Tom Gibbs says …

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