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Vice President Kamala Harris is visiting Seattle this week. Please be aware of possible travel delays and detours during her visit.

Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to visit Seattle this Tuesday and Wednesday (October 25-26). During vice presidential visits, the U.S. Secret Service has the authority to provide security, including requiring intermittent closures of freeways and streets. The flow of buses and cars in downtown Seattle and around the region… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our latest quarterly report for Reconnect West Seattle – Quarter 3, 2022

We are excited the West Seattle Bridge has reopened for everyone who lives, works, and visits West Seattle. During the closure, we completed more than 300 traffic mitigation projects to reduce the effects of detour traffic in South Park, Georgetown, Highland Park, and throughout West Seattle. To date, we have… [ Keep reading ]

We’re adjusting on-street paid parking rates to make it easier to find a parking spot

Details at-a-glance: Starting Monday, October 24, new on-street paid parking rates will take effect in Seattle. The update is based on the latest available parking data collected and analyzed in August and September. Our goal is for there to be one or two open parking spaces on each block. This… [ Keep reading ]

Take our survey: Help design Lake Washington Boulevard to enhance safety for all users of the street, and promote walking and biking

Quick link: Take our survey to share your thoughts and input about Lake Washington Boulevard. In May, we announced the start of a community visioning process for Lake Washington Boulevard. This process, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the community, will co-create design concept(s) that promote pedestrian and… [ Keep reading ]

Fall is here, and we’re sharing important reminders to help keep sidewalks, planting strips, and gutters clear!

Please note: this blog post is available in additional languages via the links below, including Amharic, Chinese, Korean, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese: ፀደይ እዚህ ነው፣ እና እኛ የእግረኛ መንገዶችን፣ የመትከያ ቁራጭ መሬቶችን እና የውሃ ፍሳሽ ቦዮችን ለመጥረግ እንዲረዳን ጠቃሚ አስታዋሾችን እያጋራን ነው! 秋天如期而至,我們正在分享重要的提示,以幫助保持人行道、綠化帶和排水溝通暢無阻! 가을이 왔습니다! 저희 시애틀 교통국(SDOT)에서는 보도,… [ Keep reading ]

We’re evaluating expanded bus lane hours in Interbay on 15th Ave W and Elliott Ave W. Take our survey & learn more!

Summary: In collaboration with King County Metro, we are working to improve transit reliability and travel times on 15th Ave W and Elliott Ave W in the Interbay neighborhood. We’re evaluating expanding the operating hours of existing bus lanes between W Mercer Pl to W Armour St to 7 –… [ Keep reading ]

Find out what’s next for Healthy Streets in Seattle

Please note: you can click on the links below to jump down to any section: Overview List of Healthy Streets How public engagement informed the process How to stay informed We introduced Healthy Streets during the pandemic in 2020 as a way for Seattleites to get outside safely and stay… [ Keep reading ]

We’re celebrating Walk to School Day and Month – and a national award for our work to support safe travel to schools

Summary: Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell joined SDOT Director Greg Spotts, Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Brent Jones, National Center for Safe Routes to School Director Nancy Pullen-Seufert, and students and parents for a walk to Dunlap Elementary School in Rainier Beach on Walk to School Day (October 12). The… [ Keep reading ]

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

Please note: this blog post is available in additional languages via the links below, including Amharic, Spanish, Korean, Somali, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Chinese (Traditional). ዘዴና ወይም መንገዶች ተመለሱ! በዚህ አመት እንዴት መሳተፍ እንደሚችሉ እነሆ ¡El programa Truco o Calles (Trick or Streets) está de regreso! Aquí le decimos cómo puede… [ Keep reading ]

#WeekWithoutDriving 2022: Reflections from Team SDOT

Summary at a glance: We participated in the second annual #WeekWithoutDriving, from Sept. 19-23, 2022. This experience helped us gain a better understanding of the challenges that people face navigating their communities without driving themselves. Our participating staff reflect on how their week went and what they learned along the… [ Keep reading ]