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Coming to a street near you: three-hour on-street parking after 5 pm

There’s good news for enjoying nightlife in Seattle. SDOT is increasing the time allowed for on-street evening parking in certain business districts to three hours instead of the daytime limit of two hours. These areas include the Commercial Core, Pike-Pine, Belltown, Chinatown/International District, Capitol Hill, Uptown, parts of Denny Triangle… [ Keep reading ]

‘Tis the Season for Restriping

Our recent stretch of dry weather has allowed the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to begin an annual rite of summer – restriping of arterial street lane lines, remarking crosswalks and bike lanes and sharrows.  Dry weather is critical to allowing the markings to adhere to the surface which in… [ Keep reading ]

Are you Biking to Work this Friday?!

Have you ever thought about riding your bike to work for fun or exercise?  There no better time than Friday, May 18.  It is Bike to Work Day and thousands of bikers will be hitting the road and commuting by two wheels rather than four! Bike to Work Day is… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: Bike Month Keeps Rolling!

Bike Works’16th Annual Kids Bike Swap is This Saturday! If your kid needs a bigger bike, stop by Bike Works’ Bike Swap on May 12th, 2012, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Rainier Community Center (4600 38th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118). This event is an opportunity for… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: Bikelicious!

May is Bike Month! Time to dust off your bike, replace the batteries in your lights, go buy a fun new bike bell and join the National Bike Challenge. This free program runs May 1 to August 31 with the goal of uniting 50,000 people to bike 10 million miles…. [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: Watch Out!

It’s video round-up time! Huge Biomimetic ‘Supertrees’ Taking Root on Singapore’s Waterfront Look Out Trees — Here Come Supertrees! Treehugger has put together a great post about the vertical garden “Supertrees” that are a piece of the Gardens by the Bay project which is expected to open on June 29,… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web

Grrrr…A Tiger Can Only Do So Much TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) is a USDOT grant funding program that communities and agencies can apply to fund larger and more expensive multi-modal projects. It’s one of the few remaining such programs. This year, the 2012 TIGER IV program received 703… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web

First up! If you are the sort to read a transportation blog, you should know that Jarrett Walker and Darrin Nordahl will be speaking at Town Hall on April 18th, 7:30 – 9:00 pm. They’ll be discussing public transit from two different ends of the bus route: technical simplicity and… [ Keep reading ]

Once Around the Web: Watch It!

So many interesting and inspiring videos popped up this week – here are a few of the best: The Seattle Times and Bruce Gray of Sound Transit share an inside look at “Balto” working its way from the U District through to the Capitol Hill station.  That machine does so… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT’s Latest View of Traffic at Your Fingertips

Cameras are Streaming Live Video at 12 Locations As part of the preparations for the past week’s closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, SDOT Mayor unveiled an upgrade to the city’s Traveler’s Information Map  –  cameras streaming live at 12 key road locations citywide.  The streaming video, helps residents and… [ Keep reading ]