Posts categorized under Jeanne Clark, Author at SDOT Blog - Page 3 of 14

It’s important that we deliver excellence when you need a permit for a project or activity. Take our survey.

We issue permits for projects & activities that impact Seattle’s streets & sidewalks. Our Street Use Division is responsible for managing the private use of our public right of way. We do this by issuing permits for projects and activities that impact Seattle’s streets and sidewalks. To help keep… [ Keep reading ]

#ShopTheSqueeze & support downtown small businesses + win a $100 gift card!

We’re excited to announce Shop the Squeeze to encourage you to visit small downtown businesses during the #SeattleSqueeze. We’ve partnered with the Office of Economic Development to encourage you to visit your favorite small downtown businesses in Pioneer Square, Belltown, Chinatown-International District, and the downtown retail core! Get there… [ Keep reading ]

Chapter 2 of the #SeattleSqueeze: Why did the buses come out of the tunnel?

When King County built the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, it was intended for an eventual transition to light rail only. There’re two reasons why buses made their permanent ascent to surface streets on March 23, 2019: To continue preparing downtown tunnel stations for Sound Transit’s Link light… [ Keep reading ]

#SeattleSqueeze Alert: More Uniformed Police Officers on downtown streets Mar. 25–27, 2019.

Uniformed Police Officers (UPOs) will be at key downtown intersections to keep cars, transit, and people moving. To help keep transit moving during the first commute days of the buses coming out of the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, with the help of our partners at King County Metro and the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Another new normal. Another new chapter. 7 buses make their final ascent to surface streets.

Another new normal. Another new chapter. Tonight, we bid our final farewell as the buses exit stage left and right of the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel platform. By the time most of you wake up on Saturday morning (3.23.19), seven bus routes will have made their permanent ascent from the… [ Keep reading ]

A free & fun activities for all at the High Point Play Area celebration on Sat, Mar 23!

 Join the celebration! Hey, everybody! Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) invite the community to celebrate the new High Point play area on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 2 to 4 PM at the High Point play area located behind the High Point Community Center… [ Keep reading ]

CHAPTER 1 #SeattleSqueeze Data: Less driving, more transit, more biking!

Approximately 250,000 people commute to and through downtown each day. With the new SR 99 tunnel now open, we’ve been analyzing the data from the closure to understand what went well, how we could have done better, and how we can keep the good changes going during the next chapter… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making emergency repairs to the University Bridge tonight.

Emergency repairs to the University Bridge – tonight. We’re making emergency repairs tonight on the center lock of the University Bridge. Repairs will be made starting tonight at 11 PM until 7 AM Tuesday, March 19. We do not anticipate any traffic impacts or closures. The University Bridge was built… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle this week! March 11-17, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of this week’s events moving Seattle that may affect how you get around. See our trip planning tools section of this post to help plan ahead. T U E S . M A R 1 2 Link Up Student Concerts: At Benaroya Hall. Buses will stage… [ Keep reading ]

March 9-11: Road work for pedestrian improvements at the intersection of S Myrtle St & Beacon Ave S. 

Swift Ave S, S Myrtle St, and S Othello are two-way arterials serving south Seattle. The streets link Holly Park and Beacon Hill to Interstate 5 (I-5). Our goal is to improve the safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. From March 9 to 11, 2019, we’ll be making sub… [ Keep reading ]