Citywide Road Resurfacing Project Update

A citywide street repaving project that began in mid May and will continue until this fall will affect traffic in several areas of Yakima from June 30th through July 3rd. The City is spending about $15 million dollars this year completing a “grind and overlay” project, which involves removing old and deteriorated asphalt and replacing … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, July1st, 2014. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the July 1st agenda include: –    An ordinance establishing permit procedures, administration and enforcement for excavations in public rights-of-way –    An ordinance amending the City of Yakima pit … Continued

Yakima Transit Free 4th of July Shuttlebus Rides

GOING TO THE YAKIMA 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION? YAKIMA TRANSIT’S SHUTTLEBUS MAKES GETTING THERE AND BACK FAST, EASY, FUN AND FREE! SHUTTLEBUS SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED FROM THREE FREE PARK AND RIDE LOCATIONS -GATEWAY CENTER (ON FAIR AVENUE IN FRONT OF OFFICE MAX), EISENHOWER HIGH SCHOOL ON TIETON DRIVE AND A NEW LOCATION -HOLY FAMILY … Continued

Citywide Road Resurfacing Project Update

A citywide street repaving project that began in mid May and will continue until this fall will affect traffic in several areas of Yakima from June 23rd through June 27th. The City is spending about $15 million dollars this year completing a “grind and overlay” project, which involves removing old and deteriorated asphalt and replacing … Continued

Repaving Project to Impact Traffic on Viola Avenue

A two-block section of Viola Avenue will be closed to all traffic for most of the day on both June 23rd and June 24th while crews repair and repave the street. Viola between 14th Avenue and 16th Avenue will be closed from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm on both Monday, June 23rd and Tuesday, June … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 Action taken by the Council on June 17th included: – Adoption of a six year transportation improvement program and amendments to the Yakima urban area comprehensive plan – Approval of an agreement with Yakima County to share construction … Continued

June 2014 City of Yakima Issues Brief

In the June 2014 City of Yakima Issues Brief – Take the Bus Free for a Dip in the Pool This Summer – City and County Employees Meet the Fitness Challenge – Casino Donation Will Help Pay for Smoke Detectors. Click on the link below to see the June 2014 City of Yakima Issues Brief. … Continued