Vote for your favorite #NameThatSweeper finalists!

The #NameThatSweeper voting polls open tomorrow! Follow @seattledot to make sure that you don’t miss the first round. Read on to see the list of finalist names and how voting will work. We recently asked you to help us come up with a name for our new protected bike lane… [ Keep reading ]

New Mobility Study shows how people use bike share, car share, and ride hail to get around Seattle

Car share, bike share, scooter share, and ride hail companies are offering free rides to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Learn how to get your free ride!  Summary:   The New Mobility Study gives us a better understanding of how people use ride hail, car share, bike share, and carpool or taxi apps to… [ Keep reading ]

BIKE MONTH | Meet Ed Ewing of Bike Works  

In coming months we’ll share conversations with community leaders who are committed to making safer streets and stronger communities in Seattle. These people are rooted in their communities, amplify the voices and values of their neighborhood, and impact how people move around Seattle.    Today, we want to introduce you to Ed Ewing who’s the Executive Director of Bike Works.   … [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Incredible community members across the city have made their ideas a reality through the Neighborhood Street Fund

The Neighborhood Street Fund (NSF) is a program running on 3-year cycles where community members can propose and help prioritize transportation-related projects in their neighborhood.  In coordination with the Levy Oversight Committee, we made improvements to the 2019-2021 cycle that resulted in record participation, particularly from historically underserved communities. We partnered with the Department of Neighborhoods to make… [ Keep reading ]

Our work on NE 43rd St is nearly complete, and the roadway has been totally transformed with a new outdoor dining plaza!

Back in December, we talked about our work on NE 43rd St near the UW. Construction began in August 2020 after about two years of planning and design. Here, we’re improving access to the U-District Link Light Rail station for people walking, rolling, biking, and taking transit. This long-awaited station and our multimodal design will… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Public Service Recognition Week!

Public Service Recognition Week is celebrated the first week of May since 1985 to honor federal, state, county, local, and tribal government employees. Read more about 2021 Public Service Recognition Week here. We at SDOT are honored to serve you, Seattle residents. Some SDOT staff have shared their reasons for serving our community. Barbara Abelhauser, Bridge Operator … [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Temporary changes to Alaskan Way travel lanes mark progress of Waterfront Seattle’s new Alaskan Way construction

The Waterfront Seattle Program is constructing a new Alaskan Way roadway just east of the current Alaskan Way. This new roadway will occupy the space that used to be under the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Much of the space occupied by the current Alaskan Way roadway will be replaced with a new… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Road layout on N 34th St changing in May

Thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle dollars at work, we’re making changes to the road layout on N 34th St from Fremont Ave N to Stone Way N to increase safety for people on bikes, walking, and rolling. The work will start as soon as Monday, May 10 and take place overnight. Over… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Best of the Month | An introduction to our wayfinding program, a new signal, and more – all thanks to strong partnerships citywide

In this SDOT Best of the Month, we’ll highlight some of the projects that made news in April – and some that didn’t. Our wayfinding program, Seamless Seattle, is the result of years of planning and partnerships. We installed a new traffic signal at 8th Ave NE and NE Northgate… [ Keep reading ]

BIKE MONTH | Bike season is here!

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