It’s time for Seafair, sports, and more summer festivals! Check out our tips for smooth travel this weekend. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Weekend Festival Umoja Fest Magnolia Summerfest Lake City Summer Festival and Parade Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s looking to be a beautiful weekend,… [ Keep reading ]

Updates from our Transportation Access Program, which is providing greater access to transit services in Seattle

Editor’s Note: If you’re interested in signing up for the Transportation Access Program (TAP) email newsletter, please subscribe online. If you have any questions, you can contact the team at DOT_TAP@seattle.gov. Quick links: We’re re-launching and improving access for the Solid Ground Downtown Circulator We’re partnering with Seattle Public Schools… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Connecting with you at community events, making progress on the West Seattle Bridge, celebrating Levy achievements, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from July.  SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – July 2022 It’s time to Slow the Flock Down!  We’re attending community events this summer – come chat with us about… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Take our survey to help develop a better, safer Aurora Avenue N and learn about other projects in the area!

Summary: We’re planning improvements to Aurora Ave N as part of the Aurora Ave Project and want to hear from you via our quick survey, open now through September 30, 2022! Please share your experiences traveling on Aurora and what you’d like to see improved in the future. This blog… [ Keep reading ]

In honor of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, here are some ways we help make Seattle more accessible. 

Last week was the 32nd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In honor of this important milestone, let’s talk about our work to make Seattle’s transportation system more accessible for people of all ages and abilities. First, some background: the ADA is a federal law… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Help us choose the next locations for our Even Better Bike Lane pilot program

Summary: We’re excited to share that we’re launching a new pilot program to test out new materials for bike lane protection to better separate people rolling, scooting, and biking from vehicle traffic. Thanks to your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle, we upgraded plastic posts to concrete on… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Spring and summer construction season is here, which means your Levy dollars have been hard at work in the second quarter of 2022 

We are pleased to share the Levy to Move Seattle Q2 2022 Report with you!  This report is a summary of work that we completed with Levy to Move Seattle funding in the second quarter of 2022 (April through June). Check out our online dashboard for all the details!   We want to take a… [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy these city celebrations this weekend! Our travel tips will help get you there smoothly. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Torchlight Run and Parade Chinatown International District Celebration Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Happy Friday, Seattle! We have some fun events going on this weekend, including the Seafair Torchlight… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transportation Plan | Route 120: A reflection by Judy Khun, Community Programs Coordinator at Khmer Community of Seattle King County (KCSKC) 

Editor’s Note: We at SDOT and the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) are partnering with community-based organizations to develop the Seattle Transportation Plan and One Seattle Plan. Together, we recently attended an event led by one of these partners, the Khmer Community of Seattle King County/ Noio Pathways/… [ Keep reading ]

Latest post-tensioning work dramatically increases West Seattle Bridge’s strength, moving us closer to reopening

We have reached another major construction milestone on the West Seattle High Bridge repairs: we’ve completed tightening the steel post-tensioning cables inside the bridge. Crews began the tightening process early last week. This is an important part of our work to strengthen and fully repair the bridge, and brings us… [ Keep reading ]