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What’s Moving Seattle | This Week UPDATE: Revive I-5 Postponed

There’s only ONE game this week if they win again tonight! We know–they’re in Fairfax, Virginia for game 3 of 5 in the WNBA Finals, just a hop over the Potomac from D.C., but fans might decide to stay home to watch the game, or stay put for a while at… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s moving waves…

Waves of art installed 16 years ago under the Alaskan Way Viaduct, are washing away…to storage. On August 30 of 2002, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer ran the story, ‘Wave Rave Cave’ is artwork by day, club-scape by night, with a photo of carpenter Michael Graham working on the installation. With the… [ Keep reading ]

Where the street meets the shore…

Summer may be coming to a close, but there’s still a chance to get out and enjoy the sunshine–at least through Thursday, in Seattle. Why not take in that sun along the water, at one of the City’s Shoreline Street Ends? Maybe watch the weather from Weather Watch Park, at SW… [ Keep reading ]

Route 8 gets some help today.

Denny Way EB transit lane is in! Finishing 1 day early, EB Denny Way from Fairview to Stewart now has a new center transit lane, complete with red pavement markings and signage. The project was expected to require finishing work and rolling lane closures today, but SDOT Maintenance Operations crews wrapped… [ Keep reading ]

Making The 8 Less L8! | Today – 8/28

One of the busiest stretches of Denny Way, eastbound from Fairview Ave E to Stewart St, is about to get a new transit-only lane—dedicated to moving many people efficiently. The project is part of a larger effort to address the historically late King County Metro Route 8, which serves an… [ Keep reading ]

Where’s car share parking?

Have you found the NEW dedicated car share spaces along Montlake Boulevard NE, near UW? Waldo has! We recently installed them along SB Montlake, just north of the Hec Edmundson Pedestrian Bridge, to enhance mobility options. What’s that sign, again? Spaces marked with the car share sign are available… [ Keep reading ]

As school year nears, ORCAs appear.

All Seattle high school students and Seattle Promise scholars will soon receive free ORCA passes, good for 12-months of unlimited use. Seattle Public Schools (SPS) are providing more information this week and planning student orientations. Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the intended effort in her February 20 State of the… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

Jack White kicks it off in Seattle this week, later followed by Hemp Fest, Hot Sauce, and Halestorm; Oh My! Get in the moment with one of these action options–and act with an informed travel plan (a.k.a. construction aware). MONDAY, AUGUST 13 Jack White concert: At WaMu Theater.  8… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | Weekender

What’s new since the long list of goings on in What’s Moving Seattle This Week? Well, if Pearl Jam’s dedication to its Seattle home town isn’t moving, we don’t know what is, so we’re going with that one again! There’s a few other news morsels below… Pearl Jams it again tonight!… [ Keep reading ]

Cooling down hot moving bridges

Dawn breaking on the Ballard Bridge | Photo by David Johnson What do you do when the city experiences three consecutive days of 85+-degree weather? A. Drink a lot of water B. Cool off your britches with a pool dunk C. Cool off moving bridges with a water flush D…. [ Keep reading ]