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SDOT’s Got Pride Too

  SDOT supported Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) employees last Sunday in the Gay Pride Parade.  We were part of a larger citywide contingent showing Seattle that LGBT folks  and their friends work throughout City and SDOT.  Employees wore t-shirts with the slogan ‘It’s everybody’s street’ and biked, roller… [ Keep reading ]

Take the July Walk Bike Ride Challenge

The City of Seattle invites you and your family and friends to walk, bike and ride more to work, shop and play and cut two car trips a week from July 4 to July 31. Even if you ride the bus to work every day, we’d like to challenge you… [ Keep reading ]

One Bus For All

Maybe you would be interested in riding the bus more but aren’t sure it will work for you or the family. Perhaps you’re wondering what the cost would be for you AND your kids or grandkids to take a trip on Metro to the zoo. This month’s Way to Go… [ Keep reading ]

Tonight is the Elliott Bay Seawall Project public scoping meeting!

Come out to the Bell Harbor Conference Center (2211 Alaskan Way) tonight between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. to learn and provide your input on the Elliott Bay Seawall Project. The Seattle Department of Transportation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are beginning the environmental review to address the Elliott Bay… [ Keep reading ]

Want a Daily Transportation Briefing?

SDOT has a daily roundup of all kinds of transportation related stories in our city and region with occasional nationwide stories of interest. You can sign up to get the daily digest of stories that keep you in the know about what’s happening on the road. If you would like… [ Keep reading ]

Elliott Bay Seawall Project — Learn and provide your input!

The Seattle Department of Transportation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are beginning the environmental review to address the Elliott Bay seawall. A comment period is underway, and a public meeting is being held on June 16, 2010, at Bell Harbor Conference Center (2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle). The seawall, built… [ Keep reading ]

It’s Time to Ride

So it’s that time of year again where we all break out our bikes for either a month of daily commutes or at least a day of passionate biking. Yes, it’s Bike to Work Month and this Friday, May 21 is Bike to Work Day. The Cascade Bicycle Club is… [ Keep reading ]

Save the Stairs…Vote in Pairs

King Street Station is one of Seattle’s treasured landmarks and you have the chance to help win vital funds to restore it. If you’ve been to the station recently, you know that the public staircase from the Jackson Street Plaza on the north side of the station is closed. That’s… [ Keep reading ]

Why are all those people just standing around looking in the hole?

Why are all those people just standing around?  Why aren’t they working?  Reasonable  questions.  Actually, all those people are working and each and every one of them is there for a reason. They represent all the concerns involved in determining the work to be done in “the hole.”  More than… [ Keep reading ]

Social Justice is Our Business

SDOT is an active member of the City of Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) working to ensure our work is equitable and inclusive.  Our staff participated in a workshop with other city departments last week discussing our efforts to improve outreach throughout the city. Among the efforts discussed… [ Keep reading ]