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Major projects move a step closer to construction: Route 40 upgrades for 7,500+ daily riders, Ravenna area paving & safety, bridge seismic strengthening, Safe Routes to School, and more! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: 1) Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project Reducing transit travel times, improving transit reliability, and increasing safety and transit access along the Route 40 corridor, from Northgate to Pioneer Square Status: Key features include: You can find more information on our website… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Bridge eastbound closure starts December 23; work expected to take 2-3 days to complete

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read UPDATE (December 23, 2023 at 1:45pm): The eastbound Magnolia Bridge is back open, sooner than expected! We have completed work on the necessary repairs. There is a temporary detour of 50 feet of sidewalk expected to be in place through Tuesday, 12/26, as… [ Keep reading ]

New Safe Routes to School annual report highlights investments in Seattle students biking, walking, and rolling!

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At a Glance: Safe Routes to School is a national movement to make it easier and safer to walk, bike, and roll to school to build community, support students to get exercise, improve safety, and reduce pollution. Seattle’s Safe Routes to School program… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront Seattle | Traffic calming, wider sidewalks, improved crossings, greenery, and more coming to Pioneer Square

Blog stats: 900 words | 5-minute read Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is led by the City of Seattle’s Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects, working closely with other City departments, external partners, civic leaders, stakeholders, and the… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making more Healthy Street locations permanent!  

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: Thank you to everyone who participated in our evaluation processes for Healthy Streets! Over the past year, we’ve been working with neighbors, collecting public feedback, and evaluating community use trends to determine if and where more Healthy Street locations should become permanent…. [ Keep reading ]

Update: Automated Enforcement pilot program adds cameras to increase data set for a more robust analysis

Update March 28, 2024: This blog post was originally posted in November 2021 and has been updated with the latest information. Update (March 2024) Block the box traffic safety camera at the follow locations will be activated on April 8, 2024. Once activated, the new traffic camera will photograph the license… [ Keep reading ]

Summer 2023 Highlights | Improving safety in Seattle with protected bike lanes and Vision Zero programs, thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle 

Blog Stats: 2,000 words | 11-minute read It was a busy summer for safety in Seattle as we advanced designs or started construction on several exciting bike lane and safety projects around the city. We also expanded several important programs aimed at achieving our Vision Zero goal to end traffic… [ Keep reading ]

Fall is here, help keep sidewalks, planting strips, and gutters clear!

Please note: this blog post is available in additional languages via the links below, including Amharic, Chinese, Korean, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese: Summary: Removing leaves keeps the sidewalk safe and accessible so that everyone can travel, particularly people who have accessibility needs or have a harder time getting around…. [ Keep reading ]

Construction starts on the MLK Jr Way Safety Project, which will improve transit access in South Seattle between Mount Baker Station and the future Judkins Park Station | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read On Friday, October 6, 2023, we broke ground on the MLK Jr Way Safety Project in South Seattle with an event at Sam Smith Park which brought together City leaders, partners, and community advocates to celebrate the start of construction on an important… [ Keep reading ]

We’re installing 2-hour paid parking on 15th Ave E in Capitol Hill, from E Denny Way to E Mercer Street

Blog Stats: 750 words | 4-minute read On Tuesday, October 10th, we’ll begin installing 2-hour paid parking on and around 15th Ave E from E Denny Way to E Mercer St, as well as on the west side of 16th Ave E from E Denny Way to E Thomas St…. [ Keep reading ]