Stretching from 1st Ave downtown to MLK Way in Madison Valley, the future Madison BRT will travel in a dedicated center lane with island stops from 9th Ave to 14th Ave while the rest of the route will either run curbside with right-turning traffic or in mixed traffic. Within that outline there are still some decisions to be made.
City planners are holding three community meetings around Capitol Hill in August to show off the latest BRT designs and to take public feedback on the project. Seattle Department of Transportation officials are specifically looking for feedback on updated station and roadway designs, which will be unveiled at the first meeting:
- Wednesday, August 3rd, 5 – 7 PM
Seattle University, Campion Ballroom, 914 E Jefferson St
- Thursday, August 4th, 11 AM – 1 PM
Town Hall Seattle, Downstairs, 1119 8th Ave
- Tuesday, August 9th, 5 – 7 PM
Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA, 1700 23rd Ave
- You can also submit comments online by emailing MadisonBRT@seattle.gov.
“In 2015 we sought feedback on which blocks the stations should be at, and now we’re narrowing it down to exact location within the identified blocks and how riders will access the stations,” said SDOT spokesperson Emily Reardon. Continue reading