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LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | 23rd Ave E is safer thanks to new signals, crossings, curb ramps, and much more! 

Summary All photos are credit to SDOT unless otherwise indicated. As part of the third phase of work on 23rd Ave E, you’ll now see: New protected left turns We installed these left turn lanes at E John St for vehicles turning from 23rd Ave E and from eastbound E… Filed Under: Accessibility, Biking, Funding & Levies, Move Seattle, Pedestrians, Safety, SDOT, Signals, Vision ZeroTagged With: ,

Seattle Transportation Plan | Let’s create our transportation maps together. Are we on the right track? 

Summary   NEW! Let’s create our transportation maps together. Are we on the right track? There are so many ways we use our streets and public spaces every day! Before we began to develop the STP, we had four transportation network maps (pedestrian, bicycle, transit, and freight). For the STP, we… Filed Under: Community Involvement, SDOTTagged With:

You’re invited: Join the Levy Oversight Committee to help shape Seattle’s transportation system. Apply by February 9! 

Summary: Serving on the Levy Oversight Committee (LOC) is a volunteer opportunity that allows you to make a difference in your community. If you: …read on! What is the LOC? The Levy funds projects all over town, including some shown below! You may be interested in the LOC if: Primary… [ Keep reading ]

WINTER WEATHER | Expect high winds, flooding, and possible landslides in Seattle and adjust your travel accordingly! 

As you’ve likely noticed, it’s already quite windy and wet today. The National Weather Service has predicted a blustery Tuesday. We are prepared to respond to landslides, downed trees, and traffic signal issues. Our first priority is to keep everyone as safe as possible, and we appreciate you doing your… [ Keep reading ]

Farewell, Pier 63, and welcome, salmon, and other fish!  

Over the last couple of months, the Office of the Waterfront & Civic Projects has been working to remove Pier 63, for good. To accomplish this, nearly 50,000 square feet of decking and 894 creosote-treated timber piles were removed! Spot the differences and color in Pier 63 on your own… [ Keep reading ]

Snow is here! You’ll see some light snow this morning, and possibly Wednesday night into early Thursday. We’re prepared, and you can be too. 

Earlier this month, we shared tips to stay safe and prepared for snow. Read more: Remember, you can count on us to clear major streets, but crews can’t be everywhere at once. It is everyone’s responsibility to clear ice and snow from the sidewalks around their homes and businesses to… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Sand Point Way is safer thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle 

Summary: One part of our Vision Zero effort is transforming major arterial streets like Sand Point Way by slowing speeds, making them safer and more accessible for people walking and rolling, and partnering with other City departments and neighbors to connect people to community hubs.  We completed our work on… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | New crosswalks and bike lanes, new and repaired stairways, nearly 10 miles of repaved streets, and more thanks to your Levy dollars

We are pleased to present the Q3 2022 Levy to Move Seattle Report! The report highlights work funded by the voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle (thank you, Seattle!) from July through September 2022. More information can also be found in the online Levy dashboard. Finishing strong on the Levy is… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transportation Plan | More ways for you to share your thoughts with us in Phase 2 

Click here to jump to the English version of this blog post. 西雅圖交通計畫(Seattle Transportation Plan)| 在第 2 階段,您可以通過更多方式與我們分享您的想法 西雅图交通计划(Seattle Transportation Plan) | 在第 2 阶段,您可以通过更多方式与我们分享您的想法 Kế Hoạch Vận Chuyển Seattle (Seattle Transportation Plan) | Thêm nhiều cách để quý vị chia sẻ suy nghĩ của mình với chúng tôi trong… [ Keep reading ]

Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell released the City of Seattle’s 2023-2024 Proposed Budget.

The Proposed Budget reflects Mayor Harrell’s continued commitment to bold action on the priorities of our communities – investing to address urgent needs and emphasizing the essentials as we build One Seattle. Mayor Harrell’s Proposed Budget invests in creating safe, healthy, and thriving communities by supporting efforts to deliver effective… [ Keep reading ]