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New! ‘Flip Your Trip West Seattle’ encourages use of transit, vanpool, shared bikes and scooters during the West Seattle Bridge closure

Starting today, people who live or work in West Seattle can visit FlipYourTrip.org to sign up for a comprehensive travel options program that includes a $25 sign-up bonus for free rides on transit and scooter/bike-share, or free vanpool fares. The program also offers trip planning assistance, special informational events, as well as an opportunity to earn more free rides.  We launched Flip Your Trip West Seattle to support people in getting around without driving… [ Keep reading ]

We’re helping provide free accessible cycling rentals for people with disabilities to experience the joy of riding, in partnership with the Outdoors for All Foundation – find out how to participate this month

Summary: This summer, we’ve continued our partnership with the Outdoors for All Foundation to bring free adaptive cycling rentals for people of all ages and abilities at Magnuson Park and at various parks in the city, through the end of September. There’s still time to participate this month! Join us… [ Keep reading ]

What do you need to walk, roll, or bike to school safely? Our Safe Routes to School program is ready to fund your ideas with Mini Grants all year long.

Summary Can you think of something that would make it safer for you to walk, roll, or bike to school? Safe Routes to School Mini Grants are for small projects like bicycle helmets, lights, pedestrian crossing flags, Walking School Buses, and more. New! We are offering the Mini Grants on a rolling basis. Nonprofits, Seattle schools, and… [ Keep reading ]

It’s back to school time! We’re keeping kids safe on the way to class & helping them use transit

Summary: Kids are heading back to school and it’s important to keep them safe: drive the speed limit, obey signs, and expect more families on our sidewalks and streets.  School zone safety cameras are being turned on starting September 1. The speed limit in school zones is 20 mph when the lights are flashing, so drive slow and pay attention to keep kids and families safe and avoid getting a… [ Keep reading ]

We partnered with East African Community Services and Superpedestrian to distribute 100 bikes to BIPOC youth last week!

Together with East African Community Services and Superpedestrian, we distributed 100 bikes to middle and high school students on August 3rd. We handed out free bikes and bike-related gear to a youth cohort based primarily in the NewHolly community in the Rainier Valley. East African Community Services helps East African… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Thank you for celebrating with us! New bike lanes, paving, and more around Green Lake are some of the most significant investments made with your Levy tax dollars.

We were pleased to welcome almost 40 neighbors of all ages on an inaugural bike ride from the Woodland Park Zoo to the Green Lake Community Center. At the Community Center, we met with people to share information about the improvements, hand out bike lights, and cookies from Urban Bakery! We want to say a big “thank you!” to our event partners: Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

With three new Link light rail stations come walking, biking, bus, parking and loading improvements!

Summary Three new Link light rail stations on Sound Transit’s 1 Line arrive October 2 in the U-District, Roosevelt, & Northgate neighborhoods. We are busy getting ready. Take a look at the connections we are working together to make across North Seattle. A new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over I-5 at Northgate reconnects neighborhoods divided for 60 years… [ Keep reading ]

Are you passionate about making Seattle a place that’s safe and easy for people who bike? The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board is seeking new members!

Apply to join the Seattle Bike Advisory Board! The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board is recruiting three new members to serve two-year terms starting in Fall 2021 through August 2023. If you’re interested in making Seattle an amazing bike-friendly city, consider applying! By representing the needs of our diverse population of bicyclists… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Thank you for joining us in celebrating the new Fairview Ave N Bridge last weekend!

We were so happy to welcome neighbors to enjoy the new Fairview Ave N Bridge at our opening event on July 24. The bridge is officially open to people walking, rolling, biking, driving, and taking transit. We hope you are enjoying it so far! We are grateful to all of… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | JULY 31: Join us on a bike ride & scavenger hunt to celebrate the completion of the Green Lake and Wallingford Paving & Multi-Modal Improvements Project!

After two years of construction, we are thrilled to be wrapping up improvements around Green Lake and Wallingford. This was possible with your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle! Paving is complete, new traffic signals/flashing beacons are activated, new bus stops are in place, and hundreds of ADA… [ Keep reading ]