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Evening Magazine 4/30/2013

We are thrilled that Meeghan Black of KING 5’s  Evening Magazine hosted her show from the newly restored King Street Station on Tuesday, April 30. Various interesting local places, people and things were featured on the show, and between each segment (the 6 videos posted here) Meeghan is shown back at King Street Station… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: At Work in Highways

You have got to check out this funny and informative pothole video from Worcestershire County Council, U.K. Remember you can report your Seattle potholes online or by calling our always popular POTHOLE AND STREET REPAIR HOTLINE: 684-ROAD (7623) And don’t forget about our fancy Pothole Status Map that can show… [ Keep reading ]

Bike riding by the graph

We received requests to show hourly data from the Fremont Bridge Bike Counter correlated with dates and weather conditions.  Sometimes a graph can tell the story much better than a column of figures, and now, courtesy of Tableau Software, we’ve got color charts with this information on our website. The… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: Fun and Games and Transportation

March Madness is a time for brackets, rivalries, and Cinderella stories. But why limit it to just basketball? Take for example the brilliant 2013 Urbanist Toolkit Bracket from Atlantic Cities. What makes up a great city and who are you rooting for — BRT or Streetcars? Food Trucks or Pop-up… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: It’s not that easy being green – but it’s important!

Seattle is leading the change toward a green future. Our goal is to be carbon neutral by 2050. This animated video celebrates green Seattle with a song written and performed by Seattle’s own Chris Ballew (Caspar Babypants; also the lead singer of The Presidents of the United States of America). … [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: On the Road

Did you know…? Americans are driving more miles and sitting in more traffic than ever before. It’s taking a toll on roads. But luckily…! Study: People Who Bike or Walk to Work Enjoy Their Commutes the Most, Are Happier So I guess we all need one of these…! It’s a… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: Worth Several Thousand Words

Let’s look at some pretty and some pretty amazing pictures today! WSDOT has done a fantastic job with their blog post “2012 in Pictures” — from last January’s snow to the Ship Canal Bridge Peregrine falcons to the SR 99 tunnel progress and many more memorable moments. Take a moment… [ Keep reading ]

‘Tis the Season to be Parking

Parking is a hot topic here in Seattle and around the country. Curl up with a mug of cocoa and catch up on some of the most recent parking stories circling the web. December 27, 2012 Chicago parking meter rates to rise again in 2013 In an annual ritual that… [ Keep reading ]

BTG in final stage of delivering its 2012 goals!

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is in the final stages of completing 41 out 42 of its 2012 goals for the Bridging the Gap (BTG) program.  Two major paving projects were completed this year – N/NW 85th Street and NE Ravenna Boulevard.  Both corridors are heavily traveled and were… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: A Rapid Rundown on Bus Rapid Transit.

It’s been about two months since the C and D Rapid Ride Lines began operations in Seattle and barring a few bumps in the road, things have been running pretty smoothly if not always speedily.  But Seattle isn’t the only city implementing and talking about Bus Rapid Transit aka BRT… [ Keep reading ]