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Mayor Harrell Signs Legislation to Allow Construction of Workforce Housing, Artist Workspaces in Seattle’s Georgetown Neighborhood

900 units of housing and artist workspaces to be built to create new arts-centered community Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell signed legislation that will allow new workforce housing and community spaces to be built in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood by increasing the height limit. The land use code amendment legislation… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell presents $1.45 billion Transportation Levy Proposal aligned around a long-term One Seattle vision for a safe, reliable, connected city

Responsive to community feedback, Mayor added more funding for sidewalks, transit connections, bridge repair, maintenance and modernization SEATTLE – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell unveiled an 8-year, $1.45 billion levy proposal to fund transportation safety and maintenance in Seattle. This proposal is shaped by community input and follows a period of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Proposes $1.35B Transportation Levy for Safe, Reliable, and Connected Seattle

Mayor Harrell’s draft Transportation Levy Proposal would fund SDOT to maintain and modernize Seattle’s transportation system, deliver major projects, and support better, safer connections in neighborhoods throughout the city. SEATTLE – Today Mayor Harrell unveiled an 8-year, $1.35 billion transportation levy proposal draft for public input. The proposal recommends more… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell and SDOT Break Ground on East Marginal Way Improvement Project Supported by Levy to Move Seattle and Partners

Seattle (April 2, 2024) – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell joined the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to celebrate the start of construction on the East Marginal Way Corridor Improvement Project. The upgraded streets will support the weight of heavy freight loads and include protected biking facilities, better serving our… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Releases Draft One Seattle Comprehensive Plan, Expanding Housing Opportunities Across All Neighborhoods 

Following two years of community outreach, the draft plan advances significant policy improvements and a thoughtful approach to growth to build a more affordable, equitable, and sustainable Seattle SEATTLE – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced the release of the Draft One Seattle Plan, a major update to Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell’s Recommended Seattle Transportation Plan Heads ­­to City Council

Once adopted, the Seattle Transportation Plan will formally become Seattle’s vision for the future of transportation Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell submitted the recommended Seattle Transportation Plan to the City Council for their review, feedback, and adoption. The detailed plan outlines the vision for the city’s streets, sidewalks, and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Receives $64.2 million in Federal Funds for RapidRide J Project

Seattle – Today, Mayor Harrell joined Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator Nuria Fernandez, Senator Patty Murray, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and other local leaders to celebrate the FTA award of $64.2 million for the construction of the RapidRide J Line project. This project will enhance bus access, reliability, frequency,… [ Keep reading ]

As State Legislative Session Begins, Mayor Harrell Highlights Key Priorities for Seattle

Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell shared key legislative priorities for his administration and the people of Seattle as the Washington State Legislature begins the 2024 session. Mayor Harrell is calling for bold action on critical public safety, behavioral health, and other priority issues that impact Seattle and cities… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Bruce Harrell, Consul General of Japan honor Japanese history by unveiling commemorative plaque next to downtown’s new cherry blossom trees

The plaque shares the significance of the cherry blossom trees to Japanese people and Japanese Americans. Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell joined the Consul-General of Japan in Seattle Iyori Makoto and downtown stakeholders to unveil a new commemorative plaque honoring Seattle’s ties to Japan next to eight new cherry… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle and Port of Seattle Announce Visionary New Public–Private Partnership to Connect and Revitalize Parks on the Elliott Bay Waterfront

Private donation to fund proposed new greenway and improvements to Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Parks Friends of Waterfront Seattle also to receive gifts in support of Waterfront Park campaign SEATTLE – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell joined Port of Seattle Commission President Sam Cho, philanthropist Melinda French Gates, Seattle City Council… [ Keep reading ]