Community Resources

Here are some community links we’ve collected:

Valley Medical Center

Maps, newsletter, phone numbers, even Find-A-Doctor tool.

Fairwood Library

Ask homework questions, hold computer workstations or books, learn about bookgroups, etc.

King County Government

Links to all aspects of King County: Metro timetables, public records, traffic cameras, licensing…

Kent School District

Map of local schools and links to each school’s web site.

Metro Transit online trip planner

Type in your starting and ending point and the tool will plan itineraries for you.

Puget Sound Energy

Pay your bill online, get coupons, track your energy usage…

Republic Services (trash and recycling) 

Pay bills online

Puget Sound Traffic

Current traffic flow map of Puget Sound highways, complete with traffic cams. Very useful for deciding which route to take during heavy commuting times!

Flow map archive

Archive of WSDOT traffic flow maps (see above link) since January 2002. Helps you plan for holiday traffic and otherwise by allowing you to see previous years’ conditions in 10-minute intervals!

Area bicycle trails

PDF of Renton-area bicycle trails.

Census Viewer

Interactive utility that uses Census data to create custom maps and tables. Compare average age between King County and Washington State, then map it to see which communities target the elderly and which have more children.

Links checked 3-18-14