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Get inside scoop on the best time to find parking!

New interactive map feature! The 2017 annual report on paid parking, our yearly data extravaganza summarizing parking availability around town, came with a ✨NEW✨ feature! We’ve designed an interactive map that lets you zoom in, neighborhood-by-neighborhood for a detailed breakdown of parking data. So when are you likely to… [ Keep reading ]

POETRY ON BUSES: An upcoming event will transport you.

Poetry works in metaphors, but we’re being literal when we tell you this: An upcoming poetry event will transport you. If you take the First Hill Streetcar from Broadway to the International District (ID) for this year’s Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday, February 11, between noon and 1:30 PM,… [ Keep reading ]

Youth ORCA program saves students ~$1M on transit!

Photo by: ORCA Our Youth ORCA program signed up 3,000 students for the 2017 – 2018 school year! We’ve hit a milestone and it marks the closing of enrollment for the current school year.  The 3,000 students enrolled in the Youth ORCA program have free transit for the remainder of… [ Keep reading ]

Sidewalk & Traffic-lane Closures

Yup, there’s a lot of construction downtown. – like a LOT, a lot – and we know it can be a challenge to get around whether you’re driving, biking or walking. That’s why we have rules – SDOT Director’s Rules, to be exact. These rules help us make sure that… [ Keep reading ]

Host a People Street this summer!

We’re excited to announce that after three successful years of piloting the People Street program and with your feedback, Seattle, the program returns in 2018! The Seattle People Street program supports Seattle neighborhoods to activate temporary, pedestrian-only streets by closing off certain city blocks to vehicles and opening them up… [ Keep reading ]

HELLO, @SDOTtraffic!

We launched a NEW TWITTER channel dedicated for real-time traffic alerts. It’s live now!  Starting Jan. 1, 2018, our traffic-related updates will fully migrate to our new traffic Twitter channel. Our Operators will keep you updated on traffic-related: Incidents and impacts in real-time. Traffic and Events Advisories. Updates on street… [ Keep reading ]

Got a safe ride home this NYE?

Happy New Year, Seattle! We hope you have a happy, healthy, and safe new year! We’re going to jump right in with a sobering stat to highlight a call for safety on our streets this New Year’s Eve. We promise we’re not trying to be a Debbie Downer, we just… [ Keep reading ]

A Gift? for Seattle Drivers – PayByPhone

December is always a bustling time in Seattle, but this year PayByPhone’s parking app is making the season a little easier for drivers and their wallets. Between now and Dec. 24, new PayByPhone users will be able to park for FREE (yes, you heard right – FRREEEEE!!) when they use… [ Keep reading ]

Up for a little friendly competition?

We’re one week into Seattle’s Safest Driver, our 8-week app-based safe driving competition. So far, more than 1,900 people have downloaded the app! If you haven’t jumped in yet, download the Seattle’s Safest Driver app in the App Store or Google Play. You can compete for prizes every 2 weeks… [ Keep reading ]