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Making Transit a Priority

Seattle has a robust transit program that is focused on making transit an easier choice for getting around the city. SDOT manages the public right of way, so we work to ensure that streets, sidewalks, and paths are well maintained to and serve transit and transit users well. You may… [ Keep reading ]

Who do I call?

You’ve probably had a question for SDOT before and didn’t know what number to call. To help direct you to the right divisions and staff we have a list of our frequently called numbers on our site. Maybe you have had a question about trees, street maintenance, or parking issues…. [ Keep reading ]

Reduced Staffing at SDOT on Furlough Days

To address the economic downturn, city employees will be taking unpaid furlough days to help with the city’s budget.  The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will participate by splitting the furloughing of its staff between two days in each furlough period. Please expect to see reduced staffing at SDOT on… [ Keep reading ]

What about my alley?

Photo provided by GoogleMaps Do you have questions about who’s responsible for an alley? Perhaps you would like to know how to address a safety concern by repairing damages to the road. We want to help provide information on SDOT’s and the community’s roles. SDOT is responsible for maintaining the… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill RPZ Public Hearing

If you live in the Capitol Hill area you’ve probably been following the Capitol Hill Parking Project over the past year. The final parking plan that has been developed has been informed by inclusive community outreach throughout the project. One of the plan’s recommendations is to add additional blocks to… [ Keep reading ]

Hot Tips for Smarter Trips

Are you looking for better ideas on how to get around the city? Well our Way to Go! program is here to help. Way to Go! is SDOT’s program to increase walking, biking and transit use. The program website provides lots of helpful information, tools and inspiration. Way to Go! now… [ Keep reading ]

Look…A New Crosswalk!

Pedestrian improvements are being made on E Olive Way in anticipation of the future construction of the Capitol Hill light rail project. In addition to a new marked crosswalk at E Olive Way and Boylston Ave E there will eventually be a median island in the center of the street…. [ Keep reading ]

Helping You Plan Ahead

Want to stay on top of traffic advisories in the area? Check out SDOT’s On the Move blog here. You’ll find up-to-date information to help you plan your commutes or trips. You can also subscribe to our Twitter feed here for additional alerts on collisions, closures, and incidents. Get connected… [ Keep reading ]

Final Parking Plan Released for Capitol Hill

SDOT has just released its final parking plan for Capitol Hill.  We had a tremendous response to the draft parking plan.  The final plan takes into account the comments we have received. SDOT’s Community Parking Program has been working in Capitol Hill for a full year.  In January 2009, SDOT… [ Keep reading ]

Reduced Staffing at SDOT on Furlough Days

To address the economic downturn, city employees will be taking unpaid furlough days to help with the city’s budget.  The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will participate by splitting the furloughing of its staff between two days in each furlough period. Please expect to see reduced staffing at SDOT on… [ Keep reading ]