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Back to School 2023: Prepare for another year of walking, biking, and rolling with Safe Routes to School!

Blog Stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read At-a-Glance: Over the last year, we’ve been expanding the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program in Seattle and making important safety upgrades around schools to ensure our youngest community members feel safe walking, rolling and playing in their neighborhoods. We have been so… [ Keep reading ]

New, permanent Healthy Streets locations coming to Seattle!

Editor’s note (August 22, 2023): We originally published this blog post on October 12, 2022, and have updated it since then with the latest information. Please note: you can click on the links below to jump down to any section: We are making 6 new Healthy Streets locations permanent! … [ Keep reading ]

New walk/bike signal, crosswalk, traffic-calming landscaped median added to 15th Ave NW paving project in response to community safety conversation | LEVY, SEATTLE TRANSIT MEASURE DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read The design for the 15th Ave W/NW and Ballard Bridge Paving and Safety Project is complete. We’re scheduled to start construction preparation by the end of the year. Learn more about our plans, including new safety enhancements, traffic calming features, and bus-only lane… [ Keep reading ]

Expanded transportation access and more from the Seattle Transit Measure 2022 Performance Report

Blog Stats: 1,700 words | 9-minute read The 2022 Performance Report focuses on the second full year of programing funded under the Seattle Transit Measure (STM). This year, we spotlight some of the innovative work of our Transportation Access Programs (TAP) as well as key COVID Recovery Bus Lane projects… [ Keep reading ]

New Alaskan Way protected bike lane design closes a critical gap between the Elliott Bay Trail and the Waterfront Bike Path | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We’ve reached the 30% design milestone of a protected bike lane on Alaskan Way from Virginia St to Broad St! The connection creates an intuitive, safer route for people biking and scooting between the future Waterfront Bike Path and the Elliott Bay Trail…. [ Keep reading ]

New sidewalk, seating, art, and more on Kenyon Way S in South Beacon Hill | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

This project was part of our Safe Routes to School program, and your Levy to Move Seattle dollars made it possible. Thank you! Summary  We recently opened a new sidewalk and bike connection on Kenyon Way S!   The new sidewalk and bike path make it safer and easier for families… [ Keep reading ]

Take our small business and transit survey to help us understand your transportation needs!

Blog stats: 750 words | 5-minute read We are committed to supporting small businesses and their workers through accessible transit. Take our short survey by June 30 to be entered into a drawing for a $25 e-gift card! At-a-glance: Our Transportation Access Programs (TAP) team is exploring options to reduce… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve reached 60% design of the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Blog stats: 750 words | 6-minute read We’re partnering with King County Metro to make Route 40 bus trips more reliable while improving safety for people walking, biking, and rolling along this route. We’ve come up with some concepts and want to know what you think! At-a-glance: Our project… [ Keep reading ]

Free adaptive cycling program returns this summer with Outdoors for All!

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: With summer right around the corner, we’re excited to share this year’s Outdoors for All adaptive cycling program schedule! Outdoors for All offers adaptive cycle rentals for children and adults with disabilities at the Adaptive Cycling Center in Magnuson Park. The cycling… [ Keep reading ]

New South Beacon Hill stairway and sidewalks support walking to school, transit | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 950 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: We’re excited to deliver the S Henderson Stairway Project and S Rose St Sidewalk Project to help people living, working, and attending school in Southeast Seattle move around more safely and easily. These projects were each shaped by robust community input and… [ Keep reading ]