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Seattle Transportation Plan | Smash the Box, a community-based organization partner, tells the story of fun, inclusive, and innovative community outreach in Beacon Hill

Editor’s Note: SDOT is partnering with community-based organizations to develop the Seattle Transportation Plan. Smash the Box has partnered with us to reach the Beacon Hill community in a fun, inclusive, and innovative way, to ensure community members are represented in the Seattle Transportation Plan. As part of this, Smash… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Help us choose the next locations for our Even Better Bike Lane pilot program

Status update – August 19, 2022: Thank you to everyone who participated in the Twitter poll for the Even Better Bike Lanes pilot locations. After 484 votes, the winning location is westbound S Othello St from 45th Ave S to Martin Luther King Jr Way S! Our project team is… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transportation Plan | Route 120: A reflection by Judy Khun, Community Programs Coordinator at Khmer Community of Seattle King County (KCSKC) 

Editor’s Note: We at SDOT and the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) are partnering with community-based organizations to develop the Seattle Transportation Plan and One Seattle Plan. Together, we recently attended an event led by one of these partners, the Khmer Community of Seattle King County/ Noio Pathways/… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan celebrates that final phase of West Seattle Bridge repairs is underway, keeping City on track to reopen the bridge in mid-2022

Editor’s Note: A video of the press conference held today (November 29, 2021) can be viewed below. It is also available to view on YouTube. Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the SDOT team celebrated the final phase of West Seattle Bridge repairs beginning and SDOT being on schedule to reopen the bridge at full strength next year. “Since March… [ Keep reading ]

Sal the Salmon explores the trees of West Seattle!

This blog was written by Sal the SpokesSalmon (with the help from her human friends at SDOT). Why, HELLO! It’s ME, Sal, SDOT’s SpokesSalmon who’s getting the word out to #FlipYourTrip and quit driving alone so much. SDOT lets me take over the blog and social media accounts from time… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT celebrates the Asian and Pacific Islander communities! 

The spring month of May is synonymous for Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month - a time to celebrate the vibrant Asian and Pacific Islander people groups, cultures, and heritage.*     In celebration of National Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’ll feature in our Roadside Chat series, the rich histories of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the Pacific… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Public Service Recognition Week!

Public Service Recognition Week is celebrated the first week of May since 1985 to honor federal, state, county, local, and tribal government employees. Read more about 2021 Public Service Recognition Week here. We at SDOT are honored to serve you, Seattle residents. Some SDOT staff have shared their reasons for serving our community. Barbara Abelhauser, Bridge Operator … [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Road layout on N 34th St changing in May

Thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle dollars at work, we’re making changes to the road layout on N 34th St from Fremont Ave N to Stone Way N to increase safety for people on bikes, walking, and rolling. The work will start as soon as Monday, May 10 and take place overnight. Over… [ Keep reading ]

National Work Zone Awareness Week: Do your part to keep our workers safe

It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week and we’re here to remind you to pay attention as you approach and drive through work zones to keep workers, other people in the area, and yourself safe.  Every day we have people working in and on Seattle streets in marked work zones. In addition to our SDOT crews, people from… [ Keep reading ]

Register Yourself and Your Community for a Vaccine Appointment

Our region and state continue to make incredible progress on vaccinations. As of April 23, an estimated 61.5 percent of Seattle residents have begun the vaccination process, and 34.7 percent are fully vaccinated. This week, the City received 52,000 vaccinations from the county, state, and federal level, which is our… [ Keep reading ]