Issues & Topics

Issues and topics that the WCC addresses include the following:

Land Use:

  • Industrial and commercial development of the neighborhood
  • Redevelopment of the Transfer Station and the Stone 34 project
  • Multi-family residential development – design quality, height and density
  • Protection of our Lake Union shoreline
  • Amenity development: playgrounds, pea patches and pocket parks


  • Impacts from SR 520 expansion
  • Increasing east-west traffic volumes
  • Arterial crossings: flag buckets and crosswalks
  • Bike ways and bike friendly streets
  • Bus route service and redevelopment
  • Parking

Quality of Life:

  • Pedestrian safety
  • Crime
  • Sustainability


  • Commercial
  • I-5
  • Residential
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