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Come on down and ride the new 8th Ave protected bike lane!

Bring your bike (and don’t forget a helmet!) and come ride on the new protected bike lane on 8th Ave in downtown Seattle! The redesigned 8th Ave includes a one-way northbound protected bike lane between Pike St and Bell St, one travel lane, paid parking and load… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle This Week? August 14-18

It’s another busy summer weekend in Seattle! Plan ahead for the Rolling Stones, Hempfest, and more. Don’t forget: during the #SeattleSqueeze, it’s important to plan ahead and find ways to change your commute so that we can all get around safely and efficiently. Now is a great time… [ Keep reading ]

August 12: 5th Ave NE Closure for Link Light Rail Construction

If you’re traveling through North Seattle, prepare for a long-term closure of 5th Ave NE between NE 130th St and NE 145th St! This closure is to provide space for crews to build the elevated guideway for the Lynnwood Link light rail extension. Here’s what you can expect:… [ Keep reading ]

Construction Impacts on Major Seattle Streets Friday, August 9 – Monday, August 12

If you’re traveling to or through downtown Seattle this weekend, please plan ahead and be aware of lane reductions, street closures, and other construction impacting our streets and sidewalks! For the latest travel and traffic information, follow us on Twitter at @SDOTTraffic. August 9-12: Denny Way and… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle This Week? July 29 – August 4

It’s the beginning of a new month and a busy time here in Seattle! Learn about the events happening in Seattle this week and plan ahead. MON. JUL 29 – SAT. AUG 3 Seafair Fleet Week and Boeing Maritime Celebration: Seafair has hosted Fleet Week on the… [ Keep reading ]

Prepare for Travel Impacts on 5th Ave from July-August for Rainier Square

Crews will be blocking the west lane on 5th Ave between Union St and University St from 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday-Friday to remove the guardrail beginning on Monday, July 22. While this will impact travel for up to a few weeks, putting this structure in place… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle This Week? July 16 – 21

Summer is in full swing! Enjoy food and drinks, sports games, and other cultural events across Seattle this weekend. Be aware of the following events in the city that may affect area traffic. TUE. JUL 16 Jon Bellion concert at WaMu Theater.  Show hours: 7PM – 11:30PM.  Doors… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATED: Plan Ahead for No Service on King County Water Taxi and Kitsap Fast Ferry on August 5-11

From Monday, August 5 – Sunday, August 11, there will be no King County Water Taxi or Kitsap Fast Ferry service to downtown Seattle. Riders heading to or from Vashon Island, West Seattle, Bremerton, and Kingston will need to plan ahead and arrange for alternative commutes. This temporary service… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: August 10-11: Lane Reductions on SR 99 Aurora Bridge

This blog post was updated on July 12. Dates of work have changed from July 12-14 to August 10-11. Prepare for another weekend of lane reductions for pavement preservation work on the SR 99 Aurora Bridge. From Friday night until Monday morning, contractor crews working for the… [ Keep reading ]

This Independence Day, free yourself from traffic by planning ahead.

This Thursday is the 4th of July, which means busy streets, busy sidewalks, and busy bodies. We want you to enjoy the holiday, so we’ve put together this guide to help you plan ahead and avoid traffic. No one wants to watch the fireworks through a line of bumper… [ Keep reading ]