Continuing to work from home is one of the best ways to alleviate traffic on detour routes during the West Seattle High Bridge closure. If you are able to work or study remotely, take advantage of some of the below promotions and services available for residents and families in the West Seattle region.
Commute Seattle is a City partner that can help your businesses build a travel option plan (i.e. telework, flexible scheduling, compressed workweek, satellite offices, vanpool, transit programs, and active commuting) for your West Seattle employees.
Low-cost internet access is available for residents from several companies that offer internet service in Seattle for approximately $10 a month.
Public libraries are offering curbside services, including two West Seattle locations - Southwest Library (9010 35th Ave SW) and High Point Library (3411 SW Raymond). These two library branches also provide curbside printing pick-up service.
Xfinity free Wi-Fi hotspots are now available in businesses and outdoor locations for free public use. You can access it from the Xfinity mobile app (iOS | Android) or from your web browser (enter your zip code at the bottom of the page for a map of nearby locations).
Free city surplus computers are available for Seattle-based nonprofit human service agencies and schools that serve Seattle residents. If your group is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that serves Seattle residents, you may be eligible to receive surplus computers.
Affordable computers are available via a City partnership with InterConnection. This program provides $99 refurbished laptops, desktops, flat screens, tablets, and high-end laptops.
Discount smartphones and monthly telephone service discounts are eligible for consumers living on low incomes.