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Celebrate the End of #RideTransit Month at Seattle Storm’s Transit Night!

We’re wrapping up #RideTransit Month for June 2019, and what better way to celebrate than with a Seattle Storm basketball game?! Join the Transportation Choices Coalition (TCC) as they partner with the Seattle Storm for the first ever Transit Night! Join other TCC supporters to… [ Keep reading ]

Transportation Equity Workgroup Now at Work!

A key part of our work at SDOT is to make sure people have access to affordable transportation options. In Seattle, transportation is the second highest household cost after housing, and we know communities at risk of displacement bear the brunt of transportation inequities. That’s why, in alignment with… [ Keep reading ]

Prepare for Travel Impacts Downtown on 1st Ave S and 3rd Ave

The #SeattleSqueeze continues this week, as demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and construction of new ORCA transit card readers impact travel to and through downtown. Read on and plan ahead for your next trip downtown! July 1 – August 4: NB Bus Stop Closure at 3rd Ave… [ Keep reading ]

Learn About Permit Programs for Park and Rides!

Many park and ride lots across the region fill up well before 7 a.m. on a typical weekday, so it can be hard to find parking at the station. To provide access for riders who can’t make it to the station so early, Sound Transit, King County Metro, and… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Changes to 1st Ave N for Seattle Center Arena Construction

Sidewalk and curb lane changes are being installed on 1st Ave N and a few intersecting streets as part of the Seattle Center Arena Renovation project. These changes allow access for truck hauling and construction staging, maintaining transit service, and separating people riding bikes from large trucks. Changes… [ Keep reading ]

12 Parks with Transit Options to Enjoy the Great Outdoors!

Use the bus for more than just your trip to work. Taking transit helps you avoid parking, takes the stress out of driving, cuts down on traffic (which is especially important during the #SeattleSqueeze!) and reduces the environmental impact of driving alone. While June is #RideTransit Month, let’s… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Ride Transit Month at 3 AM with Night Owl Service!

Enjoy the longest day of the year and still catch a ride home on the bus! Today, June 21 is the summer solstice (it’s the longest day of the year!), and we’re enjoying the 16 hours of daylight! But, when the sun sets and it’s time to head… [ Keep reading ]

So many ways to access park and rides during #RideTransit Month!

Park and rides are facilities where people who have a long commute, don’t live near a transit route, or need a convenient place to catch transit can come to one place for their transit, carpool and vanpool, biking, and walking options. Scroll through the list of King County Metro… [ Keep reading ]

VIDEO: Construction Site Access Helps Everyone Get Around.

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. And with more people comes more construction to support our expanding city. As we continue through the #SeattleSqueeze, public and private infrastructure projects continue to impact how we get around, especially those with disabilities. With many… [ Keep reading ]

Thank a Transit Driver & Attend a Transit Talk This Week!

This week for Ride Transit Month, it’s Transit Operator Appreciation Week! Our bus, train, ferry, and streetcar operators get us safely where we need to go every day, through snowstorms and road closures. This week, we want to say thanks to all the transit operators who keep our communities moving…. [ Keep reading ]