Timeline

Timeline

Numerous neighbors have been involved over the many years of community outreach regarding the Capitol Hill Station development sites. If you would like to be one of them, please contact us to volunteer or participate!

1996 King, Pierce, and Snohomish county voters approve sales & vehicle excise taxes for a light rail system
1998 Capitol Hill Neighborhood Plan [URL]
2000 City of Seattle Concept-Level Station Area Planning Recommendations [PDF]
2006 Broadway Economic Vitality Action Agenda [PDF]
2008 Sound Transit Capitol Hill Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Baseline Study [PDF]
2009 Sound Transit holds three community forums, Broadway TOD Charrette takes place
2010 Sound Transit Farmers Market Letter of Intent, 2010 [PDF]
2010 Sound Transit Summary of 2009 Community Involvement and Feedback [PDF]
2009-2010 Broadway TOD Precedent Studies [PDF]
Broadway TOD Charrette Outreach Summaries [PDF]
Broadway TOD Recommendations Report summarizing the above [PDF]
Mar 2010 Capitol Hill Champion is formed. [Charter]
May 2010 Capitol Hill Apartment Market Analysis [PDF]
Aug 2010 Nagle Place Extension Workshop Feedback [Summary PDF]
Sep 2011 City of Seattle Ordinance 123711 creates development agreement opportunity at Broadway Station properties. [PDF]
Oct 2011 After three Urban Design Framework Workshops in 2010 and 2011, the Urban Design Framework is finalized, providing development and design guidance to the future developers of the station TOD sites. [PDF and Appendix]
Sep 2012 Draft Term Sheet between City of Seattle and Sound Transit [PDF]
Sep 2012 Sound Transit Meeting Presentation summarizes activity to date. [Presentation and meeting boards]
Oct 2012 Summary of Public Feedback on Draft Term Sheet [PDF]
May 2013 Sound Transit’s Coordinated Development Plan provides suggested site and building dimensions, open space and circulation plans, and other development details. [PDF]
May 2013 Draft Development Agreement released. [PDF]
May 2013 Champion hosts Community Conversation on draft Development Agreement.
May 2013 Site-Specific Design Guidelines supplement the Capitol Hill Neighborhood Design Guidelines in the Design Review process. [PDF]
Jul 2013 Seattle City Council’s Planning, Land Use & Sustainability Committee (PLUS) holds public hearing to take comments on the proposed Development Agreement. [Video]
Aug-Sep 2013 Seattle City Council, followed by Sound Transit Board, vote unanimously to approve the proposed Development Agreement with amendment. [PDF]
Jan 31, 2014 RFQ released by Sound Transit to potential developers [Resources Page]
Mar 24, 2014 RFQ responses due at 4pm.
May 28, 2014 Anticipated announcement of short-listed development teams.
June 2, 2014 Community meeting co-sponsored by the Champion and Sound Transit, with mandatory attendance by short-listed development teams. Community members will have the opportunity voice their interests, ideas, and concerns to the developers.  Developers may, at their discretion, share their past successes, values, and vision for the development sites.
July 2014 Sound Transit releases Request for Proposals (RFP)
Sept 2014 Sound Transit publishes clarifications & addendum to the RFP
Sept 26, 2014 EXTENDED deadline for Requests for Information (RFI) from developers
Nov 3, 2014 EXTENDED deadline for proposals
April 23, 2015 Approval of TOD developer selection, Gerding Edlen for all sites
May 16, 2015 Co-hosted Community Open House with Selected Developer(s)
March 19, 2016 Capitol Hill Light Rail Station opens
August 2016 Purchase and Sale Agreement / Lease negotiations complete, ST Board approves PSA/Lease. ST provides summary report of public input to Board, and approval of sale of property
Dec 6, 2016 Developer team hosts first community open house, per developer team proposal
YOU ARE HERE
Dec 14, 2016 Early Design Guidance (EDG) Review (City of Seattle)
On going NEXT STEPS:Champion advocacy of community priorities with the developer team
Q1 2017 NEXT STEPS: Developer team hosts second community open house, per developer team proposal
2018 Q1 Anticipated: TOD construction starts
2018/2019 Anticipated: TOD development construction completion
Summer 2019 Anticipated: Broadway Farmers Market relocates to the Capitol Hill station plaza