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Let’s Celebrate! Commute Trip Reduction Champions Gather Under “Rapid Change, Great Opportunity”

On June 5, together with Commute Seattle, we celebrated the efforts of employers participating in the city’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program during the fifth annual Champions Celebration breakfast. This CTR program awards ceremony honors employers who demonstrate high engagement and innovative tactics in their transportation programs for employees. We recognized six platinum-level employers… [ Keep reading ]

2.4 Million Transit Trips and Counting Using ORCA Opportunity Cards!

#SeattleDidYouKnow: we provide ORCA cards to high school and middle school students in Seattle’s public schools! The program, called ORCA Opportunity, launched in August 2018 to provide ORCA cards to high school students at Seattle Public Schools, income-qualified middle school students at Seattle Public Schools, and Seattle Promise Scholars…. [ Keep reading ]

VIDEO: Bike Share Parking – Let’s Make Bike Share Work for Everyone!

We recently teamed up with Rooted in Rights to create a video highlighting the do’s and don’ts of good bike share parking. UPDATE: Our friends at Lime and Jump recently shared our bike share parking video with all of their users! Thanks, Lime and Jump! ?? Seattle, we… [ Keep reading ]

June 4-6: Maintenance Work on West Seattle Bridge

Crews will be performing maintenance work on the West Seattle Bridge on June 4-6. The eastbound right travel lane will be closed during this time. Please plan ahead and prepare for impacts to travel. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE Work is scheduled for Tuesday, June… [ Keep reading ]

Take the #RideTransit Month Pledge and Win Prizes in June!

Take the pledge, ride transit at least three times in June, and win prizes. It’s that easy.   June is #RideTransit Month, and we’re partnering with Transportation Choices Coalition to celebrate transit – bus, light rail, train, ferry, vanpool, water taxi, and streetcar – throughout the month. Go to and take the ride transit pledge to commit to ride… [ Keep reading ]

Say bye-bye to #BikeEverywhereMonth and hello to #RideTransit Month.

It’s finally Fri-YAY! Has this #4dayworkweek seemed super long to anyone else? Well TGIF. it’s finally Fri-yay and the last day of Bike Everywhere Month. While that doesn’t mean you should stop riding (in fact, we encourage you to keep it up through the summer and beyond!), it does… [ Keep reading ]

Friday, May 31 – Monday, June 3: Expect lane reductions on Aurora Bridge

This weekend marks the beginning of series of lane reductions for pavement preservation work on the SR 99 Aurora Bridge over the summer. From Friday night until Monday morning, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will scrape off old asphalt on the roadway, make… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Memorial Day this Monday, May 27

On Memorial Day, we remember those who have served in the United States military. In honoring those who have served, and in keeping with #BikeEverywhereMonth, perhaps try riding your bicycle to visit the many events being held over Memorial Day Weekend. Here are some great Memorial Day events around… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Seattle Blvd S Signal & Lane Changes

To improve traffic flow into downtown during the morning commute, we’re making changes to the traffic signal and middle lane on Seattle Blvd S approaching 4th Ave. During the morning commute hours (6-9 AM), the middle travel lane will be right turn-only. We’re installing a new signal… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s roll! It’s Bike Everywhere Day this Friday, May 17.

It’s time we “spoke” of Bike Everywhere Day. It’s a day we “wheelie” like. ?? ? What, too many puns? Bike Everywhere Day is a curb side celebration all throughout the region on May 17, 2019 – brought to you by Cascade Bicycle Club. We’re right in the middle… [ Keep reading ]