Starting today through Friday, March 18 – 22, there are several student activities and events taking place that could impact traffic. Motorists should plan ahead for possible congestion associated with the events. Please see the following schedule for details.
Today, March 18
High School Campus Visit Day: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Seattle Pacific University
Buses will unload and load on Third Avenue West and West Bertona Street. Traffic may be congested in the area.
Tuesday, March 19
National Geographic Live! student lectures: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2,500 attending (200 University)
Buses will drop them off and pick them up on streets adjacent to the hall; Seattle Police will be on hand to assist with student crossings. Motorists should expect traffic to impacted on streets adjacent to the hall.
Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra: 8 – 11 p.m.
Key Arena, Seattle Center
Traffic may be heavier on streets adjacent to the west side of the Seattle Center.
Wednesday, March 20
Starbucks Annual Shareholders Meeting: doors open at 8 a.m.; meeting 10 a.m. – 12 Noon
Mc Caw Hall, Seattle Center
Traffic could be heavier during the morning commute, particularly on from I-5 on Mercer Street as attendees begin arriving.
Thursday, March 21
Idle No More Day of Action Seattle March: 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Westlake Park (4th and Pine Street) – gathering site
140 protestors against coal trains
March route: Leaves park going west on Pine Street to First Avenue; south on First Avenue to S Massachusetts Street at 4; west on Massachusetts to Utah Avenue S; south on Utah to S Stacy Street; east on Stacy to First Avenue S; south on First to S Spokane Street; west on Spokane to SSA Marine Terminal (1131 SW Klickitat Way) on Harbor Island. Seattle Police will escort.
Friday, March 22
SPPLUS Event: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Charter buses will unload and load during event at Key Arena; expect congestion in the area .
Seattle Symphony: Friday Matinee Concert: 12 Noon
Three school buses will drop off and pick up students on University Street between Second and Third avenues; expect congestion in the area.
Contact: Peg Nielsen, 206-684-8114