Posts categorized under Alison Lorenz, Author at SDOT Blog

From live music to neighborhood festivals, weekend fun is just a train, bus, bike, or scooter ride away with our travel tips!

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Day In Day Out Festival Madaraka Festival Othello Park International Festival Alki Beach Pride Home soccer games Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Happy mid-August, Seattle! The summer is flying by,… [ Keep reading ]

All about our new Sidewalk Accessibility Guide

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Sidewalk Accessibility Guide! This website is a one-stop shop for increasing property owner awareness and knowledge about sidewalk responsibilities. We have also designed this site to ensure this information is accessible, including for blind and low-vision people who use screen readers. Sidewalks are… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time for Seafair, sports, and more summer festivals! Check out our tips for smooth travel this weekend. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Weekend Festival Umoja Fest Magnolia Summerfest Lake City Summer Festival and Parade Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s looking to be a beautiful weekend,… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Connecting with you at community events, making progress on the West Seattle Bridge, celebrating Levy achievements, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from July.  SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – July 2022 It’s time to Slow the Flock Down!  We’re attending community events this summer – come chat with us about… [ Keep reading ]

In honor of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, here are some ways we help make Seattle more accessible. 

Last week was the 32nd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In honor of this important milestone, let’s talk about our work to make Seattle’s transportation system more accessible for people of all ages and abilities. First, some background: the ADA is a federal law… [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy these city celebrations this weekend! Our travel tips will help get you there smoothly. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Torchlight Run and Parade Chinatown International District Celebration Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Happy Friday, Seattle! We have some fun events going on this weekend, including the Seafair Torchlight… [ Keep reading ]

Weekend travel tips – how to get to the Capitol Hill Block Party, West Seattle Grand Parade, and more! 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Capitol Hill Block Party West Seattle Grand Parade and Alki Art Fair Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s almost the weekend, Seattle! Whether you’re headed to… [ Keep reading ]

It’s going to be a fun-filled summer weekend! Here are some quick tips on what’s going on and how to get there. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Indian Days Powwow Ballard SeafoodFest West Seattle Summer Fest Seattle Storm at Climate Pledge Arena Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Summer is finally… [ Keep reading ]

Weekend travelers: With Revive I-5 and other construction planned, expect traffic and consider riding transit to get around this weekend  

Seattle travelers, please be aware that major construction, including WSDOT’s ongoing Revive I-5 work and a full closure of the SR 520 bridge, is likely to cause traffic disruptions this weekend. Several large sports games could also cause congestion at certain times. We encourage you to consider riding transit such… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Distributing free ORCA cards, announcing the expected West Seattle Bridge reopening schedule, celebrating Ride Transit Month, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from June. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – June 2022 Seattle Transit Measure | We are giving free, unlimited ORCA Recovery cards to people working in food service and… [ Keep reading ]