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Mayor Jenny Durkan announces launch of SDOT Response Team!

Continuing preparation for AWV closure. Today, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the launch of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Response Team. It includes the hiring of a national expert; increased staffing operating citywide 24/7; and new response trucks equipped with red lights, sirens, and digital messaging signs.   “As we… [ Keep reading ]

Community celebration in South Park – Update

Note: Previous posting incorrectly listed Dahvee Enciso’s City role; Enciso is a SDOT Pavement Engineering Crew Chief.  As October 31 draws near, communities are preparing to celebrate El Día de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. The celebration, started by the Aztecs some 3,000 years ago, honors… [ Keep reading ]

APPLY TODAY! What transportation improvement would you like to see in your community?

1. Tell us your ideas. EVERYBODY! Residents, businesses, community groups, and non-profit organizations – LISTEN UP! Do you have ideas to make your neighborhood/community better? How about: That sidewalk that needs repairs. Adding pedestrian lighting in a place that needs it. Improving bike safety (have an idea? Tell us!)…. [ Keep reading ]

What’s moving Seattle | this week

This week, things get moving Friday with the 3-day Seattle Home Show (20,000 people expected daily); Saturday with a Huskies Kick-off (65,000 people expected); and several traffic impacts through the weekend! With one no longer planned: Rainier Ave S @ I-90 closures are canceled!  Friday, October 19 Seattle Home… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

This week got off to a slow rainy start, then nearly blew us away!  Things get rolling by Thursday, with Jay-Z and Beyonce’; basketball; R-Day; and a tail of the Regatta! Wednesday, October 3 Late morning text test – Tomorrow you may receive a text related to a national… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Seattle Transit Advisory Board!

Would you or someone you know like to influence issues such as commuter access to frequent transit; transit access for low-income residents; Seattle transit investments; and future RapidRide lines? You can, as a member of the Transit Advisory Board. Would you like input on transit strategies during the so-called… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

This week in Seattle are many Mariners games, plus a Sounders and a Huskies game. Concerts and festivals are in the mix, along with walking for good causes and an emergency response test to ensure sound understanding of our new tunnel… Monday Rise Against Concert at WaMu Theater, doors open… [ Keep reading ]

Making bicycle connections | Status report

We’ve been working hard to better connect bicycle pathways across the city and beyond, and regularly report on progress. The assessment of efforts thus far in 2018, shows dedication toward the larger Bicycle Master Plan (BMP) vision is producing positive results. The BMP is primarily funded by the Levy to… [ Keep reading ]

Sept. 21 | Seattle PARK(ing) Day – JOIN US!

Did you know that there are over 485 parks in Seattle… and for one day only on September 21, we are adding 62 more! Globally – Locally. Friday, September 21 is PARK(ing) Day, a one-day international event that began in 2005. On-street parking spaces are temporarily transformed into pop-up parks,… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | Weekender

So what’s new since earlier This Week? Besides… landscaping Mercer; paving 1 block of Mercer; First Hill Street Car Corridor pruning; repaving Olson; and breaking Columbia concrete early Saturday? Well…there’s that storm thing. You know, that one? That thing over in D.C., right? You remember, that 3rd one that got… [ Keep reading ]