In the neighborhoods: 12th Ave-Broadway streetcar loop route proposal gets backing
With an agreement in place between the city and Sound Transit to move forward with the project and a change about to take place in the mayor’s office, the political maneuvering and public process to define the route for the new streetcar line that will run from Union Station through First Hill to Capitol Hill is taking shape.
Central District News reports that King County councilmember Larry Phillips, whose district includes Capitol Hill & First Hill, is one of the first politicos to take a stance on the route.
According to CDN, Phillips sent a letter to mayor Greg Nickels and city councilmembers back in October advocating for the 12th Ave option — specifically for a loop route that would run on 12th Avenue in one direction and Broadway in the other.
Read more here on the Capitol Hill Seattle blog.