The leaves are falling and autumn is officially here! It’s time to clear our sidewalks and start preparing for winter weather

낙엽이 떨어지는 계절, 공식적인 가을이 되었습니다! 이제는 보도를 정리하고 겨울 날씨에 대비할 때입니다. 落葉紛飛,秋天如期而至!是清理我們的人行道並開始為冬季天氣做準備的時候了 Caleemaha ayaa dhacaya oo dayrta ayaa si rasmi ah halkan u joogta! Waxaa la joogaa waqtigii aan nadiifin lahayn waddooyinkeena oo aan bilaabi lahayn u diyaargarowga cimilada jiilaalka Lá đã rụng vậy là mùa thu chính… [ Keep reading ]

Walktober is here! Fun ideas to rack up the miles with your family and friends this month

Summary: Walktober: Each year, we celebrate walking and rolling during the entire month of October (aka Walktober)! Walktober features a variety of ways to get involved and get active. FeetFirst and other community-led organizations across the region have seen robust participation each year since 2015! Safe Routes to School: October… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Addressing flooding in South Park in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities

Summary: The City of Seattle is starting work to install improved drainage and pipe systems in the South Park neighborhood, to better address recurring flooding and stormwater management challenges in the neighborhood. Streets will be repaved and some gravel streets will be upgraded to pavement. In addition, sidewalks and street… [ Keep reading ]

Roadside Chat | Celebrating Hispanic American Heritage Month with Stefan Winkler, who works for SDOT in our Transit and Mobility Division

National Hispanic American Heritage Month started on Wednesday, September 15 and ends Friday, October 15. This month recognizes the culture, contributions, and history of Hispanic Americans in U.S. history. September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the commemoration because it’s the anniversary of independence for five Hispanic countries: Costa… [ Keep reading ]

Still curious about the John Lewis Memorial Bridge? Check out all the new biking, walking, and rolling connections the bridge has made possible!

Three new Link light rail stations on Sound Transit’s 1 Line arrived October 2 in the U-District, Roosevelt, & Northgate neighborhoods. We were prepared, having made connections across North Seattle for people walking, rolling, and biking, driving, and finding parking. A new 2-way protected bike lane connects to the new John Lewis Memorial Bridge at NE 100th St, existing bike lanes on NE 92nd St, and other community destinations in… [ Keep reading ]

Roadside Chat | Celebrating Hispanic American Heritage Month with Jessica Alinen

Summary: We strive to celebrate our colleagues and community members’ cultures, diverse heritage, and interests through our Roadside Chats blog series. We had a conversation with Jessica Alinen, who reflected on her 16+ years of public service with the Seattle Department of Transportation, discussed what National Hispanic Heritage Month means… [ Keep reading ]

Trick or Streets are back! Here’s how you can participate this year

Trick or Streets가 돌아왔습니다! 올해의 참여 방법은 다음과 같습니다. 「不給糖就道蛋」的活動又回來啦!今年您可以這樣的方式參加 Ciyaarta loo yaqaan “Khiyaano ama Jidadku” way soo noqdeen! Waa tan sida aad uga qayb qaadan karto sanadkan Sự kiện Trick or Streets đã quay lại! Đây là cách bạn có thể tham gia sự kiện năm nay ¡El programa Truco o Calles (Trick or Streets) está de regreso! Aquí decimos cómo puede participar este año Summary:  Calling all ghouls, zombies, and other creatures of fright – our Trick or Streets program is back! Trick or Streets is an opportunity to close your street to most vehicle traffic for a Halloween-inspired block party – think costumes, snacks, and neighborhood fun! You can also host a Día de Muertos ofrenda exhibit and… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Now open to riders: New 4th Ave protected bike lane through downtown Seattle is officially complete – come check it out!

Summary: This past weekend, crews completed the final sections of the new 4th Avenue protected bike lane through downtown Seattle, with connections to the broader Center City Bike Network in and around downtown Seattle. This project was made possible with tax dollars from the Levy to Move Seattle. Thank you,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle to begin issuing warnings for the 72-hour parking rule on October 15, with an initial focus on abandoned, hazardous vehicles

With an increase of abandoned vehicles across Seattle, the City of Seattle will resume enforcing the 72-hour parking rule beginning October 15, 2021. While warnings and citations may be issued on any vehicle parked in one place for 72 hours, the initial focus will be on clearing unoccupied hazardous vehicles… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | We’re constantly working to preserve and maintain our bridges to withstand the test of time.

At SDOT, it’s a core responsibility to provide safe, equitable, and accessible travel options that meet the needs of both current and future generations. We take this public duty very seriously! We own and maintain a wide range of essential transportation infrastructure. In this blog post, we’re focusing on how… [ Keep reading ]