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2012 Cinco de Mayo block party at the Green Lake Tacos Guaymas

Updated May 2, 2012   The Green Lake Tacos Guaymas (6808 E Green Lake Way N) is once again celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a block party. The event is now in its eleventh year. The party will be on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Note that, due to the event, Metro Route 26 will be rerouted off 2nd Ave NE in the northbound direction from 7 a.m. until midnight. Route 26 heading toward Green Lake will travel instead via Woodlawn Ave NE, 4th Ave NE and East Green Lake Way N. Route 26 heading toward downtown will not be affected.   For more information or…

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Community invited to meeting about Route 16 at The Hearthstone

Last October, King County Metro published a proposal for a September 2012 change to Greater Seattle’s transit system. The proposed service change includes a modification of Route 16, which connects downtown Seattle to the Northgate neighborhood via east Green Lake. If the current proposal is adopted, trips would be added to Route 16, and the north part of the route would be moved to N 92nd St and 1st Ave NE. Currently, the route travels via College Way N, Meridian Avenue N and NE Northgate Way between North Seattle Community College and the Northgate Transit Center.   Several residents of The Hearthstone, a continuing care retirement community in east Green Lake, are unhappy…

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Metro to host Green Lake meeting to discuss routing options for RapidRide E Line

King County Metro Transit will be introducing RapidRide service between Shoreline and Downtown Seattle in 2013, and is looking for input to finalize the routing. According to Metro, the RapidRide E Line will provide “frequent, fast, and reliable service” connecting Shoreline and North Seattle neighborhoods to downtown. It will have 10 to 15-minute frequency most of the day, seven days a week. Metro is considering two routing options for the Green Lake area, and is hosting an open house meeting to provide information, answer questions, and get feedback on those options and the overall route design and stop locations. The meeting will be…

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Hearthstone resident says she is “madder than a wet hen” about proposed change to Route 16

Last month, King County Metro published a proposal for a September 2012 change to Greater Seattle’s transit system. The proposed service change includes a new route, Route 63, which would replace Route 26. We took a close look at this possible new route here. Metro is also proposing changes to Route 16, which connects downtown Seattle to the Northgate neighborhood via east Green Lake. Under the proposed service change, trips would be added Route 16, and the north part of the route would be moved to N 92nd St and 1st Ave NE. Currently, the route travels via College Way N, Meridian Avenue N and NE Northgate Way between North…

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Metro proposes elimination of Route 26, addition of new Route 63

Yesterday (Monday, October 24, 2011), King County Metro published an initial proposal for a September 2012 change to Greater Seattle’s transit system. The proposed service change includes a new route, Route 63, which would connect east Green Lake to Sand Point via the University District. Once in the U-District, riders would be able to connect with routes that travel to downtown Seattle, Bellevue, and northeast and central Seattle. Buses would run every day of the week and would run about every 30 minutes, except for at night, when they would run every 30-60 minutes.   Between NE 40th St and Green Lake…

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