Posts categorized under Sara Davis, Author at SDOT Blog

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Marilyn Scott

Women’s History Month may be over, but we’re going to keep sharing stories of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for others, and fighting for a more equitable city. Today, we’d like to introduce you to Marilyn Scott. Marilyn is a… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | S Angeline St, between 15th Ave S and S Columbian Way, closed to through traffic beginning April 15th

Thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle tax dollars and our Safe Routes to School program, construction has started on and near 15th Ave S to increase safety for people traveling along this important connection between Beacon Hill and Rainier Valley!  As soon as April 15, S Angeline St will be closed on the east side of 15th… [ Keep reading ]

She’s back! Seattle’s favorite SpokesSalmon has moved to West Seattle

Seattle’s SpokesSalmon, Sal, is back and has moved to West Seattle! You may remember Sal from her SpokesSalmon debut in 2019 when she was getting out the word to #FlipYourTrip and to commute car-free at least once a week to downtown Seattle. Sal moved to West Seattle right before the closure of the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. The… [ Keep reading ]

Spring is here, and scooting is in the air!

Summary: As the weather is getting nicer, more people are using scooter share in Seattle. Friendly reminders: You can use scooter and bike share to cross the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge). Scooter and bike share companies offer free or reduced rates for essential workers and people who are income-qualified. … [ Keep reading ]

Play street permits are back! Celebrate Earth Day outside with your neighbors on an (socially distanced) Earth Day play street!

Hello, April! AKA Earth Month! Birds are singing, the sun is (sometimes) shining, and flowers are blooming. The longer days mean more daylight to play outside and connect with your neighbors.   As of last week, play street permits are back – just in time for Earth Day fun on April 22nd! This comes after nearly a year-long hiatus in issuing these permits on… [ Keep reading ]

We’re working with Seattle Public Schools to keep families safe as in-person schooling returns with new “School Streets” where most cars are not allowed

Summary  Students are headed back to their classrooms next week as Seattle Public Schools transition to in-person learning. Help keep our kids safe by driving the speed limit, obeying signs, and expecting more kids and families along our sidewalks and streets. Stay Healthy Streets and new “School Streets” in front… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Kenya Bostic

During Women’s History Month in March, we shared stories of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for others, and fighting for a more equitable city.  March may be over, but we’re still celebrating our amazing employees.   Today, we want to introduce you to Kenya Bostic…. [ Keep reading ]

Do you qualify for a rebate on the car tab fees you paid in 2020? Find out!

Income-qualified households may be eligible for a rebate on the Vehicle License Fees (VLF) they paid in 2020 for car tabs that expire in 2021.   See if your household is eligible for a rebate and apply before the rebate program ends on June 30, 2021. We can only process rebates from car tabs that expire in 2021, and we’re unable to process rebates from any other year. Every year, car… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Jess Kim

During Women’s History Month in March, we’re sharing stories of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for others, and fighting for a more equitable city. As we round out Women’s History Month, we again acknowledge that our communal understanding of gender… [ Keep reading ]

FOLIAGE WEEK | Meet Shane Dewald

Foliage week continues! In celebration of the first week of Spring, we’ve dubbed this week Foliage Week and we’re highlighting the work of our Urban Forestry team. It’s also Women’s History Month and we’re in the middle of our SDOT Women Paving (and Planting!) the Way blog series that shares stories of some of our talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city… [ Keep reading ]