News & Updates from Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment

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October 2020

WA State COVID-19 information and resources website - including health guidance, statistics, and an assistance hotline. Available in multiple languages. 

City of Seattle COVID Resources Roundup - updated often.

Other City News


Apply for a $1000 Safe Routes to School Grant: We're offering emergency COVID-19 grants to nonprofits, schools, and school-oriented community organizations for projects that increase safe walking and biking to school. (more)

Mayor Durkan Celebrates Passage of Transportation Electrification Plan to Guide Seattle City Light's Investments in an Electrified Transportation System:Seattle City Light’s Transportation Electrification Strategic Investment Plan will guide equitable investments to electrify all forms of transportation. (more)

Seattle City Light Announces New Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers: TThe publicly accessible stations are part of a pilot program to install 20 EV fast chargers throughout the utility’s service area and supports the city’s Drive Clean Seattle initiative, which centers on delivering community-focused transportation solutions. (more)

Proposed Changes to Green Building Incentives: Seattle's buildings are responsible for about one-third of Seattle’s emissions. SDCI is proposing updated incentives to help solve this crisis. (more)

Seattle Office of Economic Development invests $288,000 in Seattle Youth Career Opportunities: Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) is awarding 10 organizations Career Connected Learning grants that focus on ensuring local youth ages 14-24 have the skills, knowledge, and networks to connect to the region’s economy. (more)

Recruiting new members for the Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board: The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board is seeking two new members to serve two-year terms starting this fall through August 2022. Members volunteer about 8-10 hours per month. (more)

Seattle Parks Opens Seven Learning Hubs for Seattle Students: Learning hubs are for middle or high school students. Free, with wifi, these spaces are equipped with community center and youth program staff who can help your student get engaged in learning. (more)