Posts categorized under Biking Archives - SDOT Blog

Learn about new Protected Bike Lanes on MLK Way S at a virtual drop-in session on August 11

With the help of community feedback, we’re moving forward with the design for one-lane protected bike lanes on each side of MLK Way S, from S. Judkins St to Rainier Ave S. We want this design to work not just for people who love to bike, but also for everyone… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about the Beacon Hill Bike Route Project at a virtual drop-in session on August 12

We’re building a new bike route in Beacon Hill from the Dr. Jose Rizal Bridge to the intersection of Beacon Ave S and 39th Ave S. These new bike lanes will serve as major bike thoroughfare in SE Seattle, connecting people from downtown to the City’s southern limit. This bike route… [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd opens to people walking, rolling, and biking 24/7 from July 24 to September 8

Over600 peoplesharedconcern, joy, and ideas fortraveling along Lake Washington Blvdduring theJune5-day pilot opening Lake Washington Blvd to people walking, rolling, and biking. Based on community feedback, and observations, Lake Washington Blvd is opening again to people walking, rolling, biking, andthosedriving to local destinationsfrom July 24to September 8, 2020with the possibility… [ Keep reading ]

4 Miles of Stay Healthy Streets Announced along with a 5-day Pilot on Lake Washington Blvd

We’reopening4more miles ofStay Healthy Streetsto allow for safe physical distancingwhile walking, rolling,running, skating,and bikingover the next week! Seattleites now have 27 miles of streets around Seattle to see what it is like to share the streets and consider if they would like them in their neighborhood permanently — keep reading… [ Keep reading ]

Lime Bikes Return to Seattle!

Sixweeksafter Jumpand Lime bikeshare companies merged and temporarilypaused operations, the company isbringing shared bikes backto Seattle. Beginning today, you will once again be able to renta battery-assisted bikeas a healthy, sustainable option to get around without a car. Lime willbring backabout 500bikesthis week.These will be thered Jump bikesthatleft in the… [ Keep reading ]

Apply for a Safe Routes to Schools Mini Grant!

Application forSafe Routes to School Mini Grantsare now open! Apply for up to $1,000 to fund projects that educate students about walking and biking to school. Public and private schools, parent-teacher associations, and other non-profit organizations are welcome to apply. Safe Routes to Schoolis a national movement to make it… [ Keep reading ]

Bike season is here!

Yes,a lot of people bike year-round in Seattle, but for those of us who don’t regularly brave the rain on bike, May often marks the beginning of bike season. May is historically#BikeMonth. In light the COVID-19 pandemic, bike month in Seattle looks a little different this year. Some bike month… [ Keep reading ]

2020 bike investments to accelerate, including 20 miles of Stay Healthy Streets to become permanent in Seattle

Mayor Durkan and SDOT are makingat least20 miles ofthe StayHealthy Streets pilot permanent, andmoving forward witha bold vision of enhanced bike infrastructure. Mayor Jenny Durkan announcedtodaythat Seattlewill makeat least20 miles of Stay Healthy Streets permanent. She also directed SDOT toexpand the program to include routesinmoreneighborhoodsand acceleratetheinstallation ofnewbike facilitiessuch as Neighborhood… [ Keep reading ]

Get Ready! 11 More Miles of Stay Healthy Streets Coming Your Way

We’reopening11more miles ofStay Healthy Streetsto allow for safe social distancingwhile walking, rolling,running, skating,and biking! Lake City, Aurora Licton Springs, Ballard, and Delridge/Highland Parkcommunities will be able to access essential services, recreate, and walk their dogs near their homes while protecting the neighbors by keeping 6 feet apart. Stay Healthy Streets… [ Keep reading ]

Stay Healthy Streets continue this week and will add 3 new neighborhoods this weekend

We’reopening6more miles ofStay Healthy Streetsto allow for safe social distancingwhile walking, rolling,running, skating,and bikingthis Friday! Greenwood, Othello and Rainier Beach, and Beacon Hillcommunitieswill be able toaccess essential services, recreate, and walk their dogsnear their homeswhileprotecting their neighbors by keeping 6 feet apart24/7. We’re also extending the Central Districtrouteto includeEColumbia St,… [ Keep reading ]