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Rainier Traffic Safety Campaign

In December 2019, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced 4 steps to making our streets even safer and to achieve Seattle’s Vision Zero goal of ending traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030. At that time, we launched the effort by reducing speeds to 25 MPH along Rainier Ave S., which now has a consistent speed… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle: Jan 15 – Jan 19

Hey Seattlites! Brrr… it’s cold out there. But we won’t let a little weather interrupt our social activities will we? Stay safe out there and check out what’s happening around the city this week.   W E D.  J A N 15   Seattle Opera presents Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin:… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE Traffic Advisory: Weekend Intersection Closure of SW Alaska St and 35th Ave SW

This blog was updated on 12/31/2019 to share current information on January 3-6 closure. The intersection of 35th Ave SW and SW Alaska Street will be closed this weekend, January 3 – 6. Travelers headed north on 35th Ave SW must follow detour at SW Morgan Street. What’s happening on… [ Keep reading ]

Construction on the Northgate Pedestrian/Bike Bridge will begin January 13!

When Sound Transit’s Link light rail station opens in 2021, the already growing Northgate neighborhood will become one of the region’s most active transit hubs. Today, a 10-lane interstate divides the neighborhood, and to walk between North Seattle College and the existing transit center takes 25 minutes or more…. [ Keep reading ]

See What’s Moving Seattle: Dec 23 – Dec 29

Happy holidays! We wish you a safe and wonderful holiday. Here is what’s happening around the city this week. M O N. D E C 23 Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker: McCaw Hall. Performances at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k per performance…. [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian Master Plan Implementation: Improving Walkability One Step at a Time

This week, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced four steps to make our streets safer and achieve our Vision Zero goal of ending traffic deaths and serious injuries on city streets by 2030. We’re stepping up our efforts to make street crossing safer. We also launched the effort to reduce speed limits… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Advisory: Weekend Intersection Closure of SW Alaska St and 35th Ave SW

What’s happening on SW Alaska St and 35th Ave SW? Earlier this year, as a part of the SW Seattle Paving: 35th/Avalon Project, construction began to make safety and transit improvements for people walking, bicycling, driving and riding the bus in West Seattle. When complete, improvements will include a new… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Advisory: Work at S Columbian Way and Beacon Ave S intersection

Our signals, capital projects, and bike program teams have worked to design new safety enhancements at the S Columbian Way / Beacon Ave S intersection. These enhancements are the direct result of the feedback we have heard from commuters over the past couple of months about safety for people that… [ Keep reading ]

When It Snows, Shovel It!

4 days. 7 days. 3 weeks.   That’s how long it was before Bruce, Laura, and Neve could safely leave their respective homes after last year’s snowstorms. We partnered with Rooted in Rights to share their experience.   Remember that old GI Joe life quote, “knowing is half the battle”? The… [ Keep reading ]

See What’s Moving Seattle : Dec 2 – 8

Happy post Thanksgiving Seattle! With Monday Night Football, tree lighting’s, and The Nutcracker in full effect, we have a packed week and weekend. Please plan accordingly and as always, go Hawks!   M O N. D E C 2   Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings: CenturyLink Field.  Kickoff:… [ Keep reading ]