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Construction projects big and small

Summer is scheduled to arrive in 11 days and construction projects (both big and small) are popping up all over the city. If you have not already felt the impacts, it’s safe to say just wait and you will. Thanks to the Bridging the Gap (BTG) Transportation Initiative, Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Looking for a new place in Seattle to go on a walk?

Do you want to go for a walk around the city, but not sure where to go? Or do you want to enjoy a corner of the city you’ve never been before? Maybe you want to know how long a route might take, or how steep it will be. SDOT’s Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Coming Soon – Information Panels that Highlight Waterfront Attractions, History and Design!

This summer, the businesses and attractions on Seattle’s downtown waterfront will be bustling with visitors looking to experience a part of Seattle’s unique character. Visitors will notice a new attraction on the waterfront – 11 information and educational panels designed to help them navigate, explore, and learn about the waterfront’s… [ Keep reading ]

New Chinatown/ID parklet to open today!

The Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) has been hard at work planning and designing a parklet for the neighborhood. After months of anticipation, this new public space opens today! The parklet, which is the second parklet installed under Seattle’s Pilot Parklet Program, is located just outside Oasis Tea Zone… [ Keep reading ]

A Very Tiny Parade

If you love a parade, no matter how small, you will want to station yourself along the First Hill Streetcar route this Saturday. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will be testing streetcar elements by pulling a “pantograph cart” along the new streetcar track (we told you it was a… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT nears completion of the Belltown-Uptown Trolley Electrification

SDOT is nearing completion of the construction of the Belltown-Uptown Trolley Electrification project. This project extends trolley wires and related infrastructure on eastbound Denny Way between First and Third Avenues, and a short segment of Third Avenue between Denny and Broad. When the project is finished, Metro routes 1, 2… [ Keep reading ]

Construction, construction…oh my, more construction!!

It’s that time of year where road construction activity seems to be everywhere and it can be both a good thing and a bit frustrating. Late spring and summer is the most active time for road construction thanks to more consistent good weather and longer days. With funding from the… [ Keep reading ]

Playing in the Street

Playing in the Street Have you ever wanted to run a relay race or hula hoop in the street? Well, you’re in luck. Now you can host a play street and do just that…or any number of other fun activities! On Friday, May 31, St. Therese Catholic Academy in Madrona… [ Keep reading ]

New Parklet Just Around the Corner!

Wondering what’s being built at the corner of 6th Ave S and S Weller St? That’s the new Chinatown/International District parklet! Hosted by the Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) and located outside Oasis Tea Zone, the parklet is set to open next week and will be the second parklet… [ Keep reading ]

June 3rd Open House for the Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge

We’d like to hear your thoughts on the concepts we’ve developed for Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge before we move into design. So, please come to our open house next week to see models of some of the preliminary design concepts, comment on the selection criteria we’ll use to… [ Keep reading ]