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Curb Ramp Design: Not as Simple as it Seems

SDOT recently presented to the Northwest Universal Design Council on features that make an intersection accessible to all pedestrians. One topic was the complexity of curb ramp design, especially in Seattle where the hills and terrain can create some significant challenges. Curb ramp construction is not a simple process where a contractor… [ Keep reading ]

Four Seattle Neighborhoods improve Safety at busy intersections, Would You like yours to be next?

People living in and visiting four busy areas of Seattle can enjoy using intersections that are now easier and safer to navigate, thanks to the city’s successful Neighborhood Street Fund (NSF) program. Over the past year, crews working for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) have installed safety improvements at… [ Keep reading ]

Help SDOT Make our Right-of-Way More Accessible to You

In February, SDOT was joined by staff members from King County Metro to meet with a group of students at Seattle University to discuss accessibility of transit services as well as our public sidewalks and right-of-way for students with disabilities. It was a great opportunity to listen to the students… [ Keep reading ]

Access Seattle Team Maintaining Mobility Around the City

Seattle’s construction boom is showing no signs of slowing down – but neither is our team of Access Seattle construction Hub coordinators! Every day, our Hub inspectors head out to construction sites all around the city to make sure that pedestrian, cyclist, and driver mobility is maintained, even in areas… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Neighborhood Greenway Welcomes Walking and Biking!

Thanks to progress on the Ballard Neighborhood Greenway Project, walking and biking along 17th Ave NW are becoming easier and safer. Greenway projects make small improvements on residential streets that add up to a big difference. SDOT is developing a citywide network of neighborhood greenways to provide routes that are… [ Keep reading ]