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Flying Falcons! We’re Supporting Bird Research and Preservation Efforts at the West Seattle Bridge

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Puget Sound’s peregrine falcon population has withstood the test of time. Since its population declined years ago due to toxins and other ecological challenges, the falcon population has been steadily recovering, thanks to the efforts of local wildlife protection programs. We at… [ Keep reading ]

Travel tips for June 18-July 2: construction, sports, community events, Juneteenth, and Pride Weekend

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT construction, closures, and travel impacts Please note: our construction projects take place throughout Seattle. To stay informed about projects near you, subscribe to our email updates. You can select from a list of projects and subscribe to the ones you’re most… [ Keep reading ]

Progress on Transit Upgrades, Paving, Safer Bike Connections in South Seattle, Bridge Strengthening, and More | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 2,400 words | 12-minute read At-a-glance: This blog post highlights various projects moving into construction. It is not a comprehensive list of all current or upcoming SDOT projects. 1) Georgetown to Downtown Safety Project A new connection will complete the north-south bike trail system between Seattle and South… [ Keep reading ]

Travel tips for June 5-17: planned construction, sports & community events

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT construction, street closures, and travel impacts Please note: our construction projects take place throughout Seattle. To stay informed about projects near you, subscribe to our email updates. You can select from a list of projects and subscribe to the ones you’re… [ Keep reading ]

Alaskan Way Safety Project nears 100% design milestone | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: We’re nearing final design on the Alaskan Way Safety Project and would like to share an overview of what the project will build, and how it ties in with other projects in the area. Once complete, this project will support a safer,… [ Keep reading ]

Employer Shuttles Program launches in Seattle

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: We’ve launched the Employer Shuttles Program in Seattle. Sustainable travel options like walking, biking, and riding transit are vital to a reliable, well-rounded transportation system. Many companies in and around Seattle offer shuttle services for their employees. These shuttles help workers travel… [ Keep reading ]

Alki Point Healthy Street update: We’ve added more features based on community requests and will move forward with construction this summer

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (May 31, 2024): We have updated this blog post to more clearly explain upcoming parking changes. At-a-glance: We’re moving forward to install the permanent features on Alki Point Healthy Street in West Seattle. More than two years of outreach and engagement… [ Keep reading ]

Travel tips for May 23-June 4 including Memorial Day weekend: planned construction, sports, & community events

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT construction, street closures, and travel impacts Please note: our construction projects take place throughout Seattle. To stay informed about projects near you, subscribe to our email updates. Select from a list of projects and subscribe to the ones you’re most interested… [ Keep reading ]

We’re on track to strengthen 16 bridges across Seattle to be safer during an earthquake | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 950 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: Earthquakes could have a major impact on Seattle’s bridges. To address this risk, the City of Seattle established a Bridge Seismic Program to assess how vulnerable the City’s bridges were to earthquakes and reinforce bridges to better withstand the potential impacts of… [ Keep reading ]

Clear direction to prevent serious crashes in Seattle: Vision Zero Action Plan update

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read At-a-glance: As part of our ongoing commitment to prevent serious injuries and deaths of people traveling on Seattle streets, we have released a new Vision Zero Action Plan. The plan sets a bold strategy to improve traffic safety, establishing 22 broad strategies and… [ Keep reading ]