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Progress on Transit Upgrades, Paving, Safer Bike Connections in South Seattle, Bridge Strengthening, and More | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 2,400 words | 12-minute read At-a-glance: This blog post highlights various projects moving into construction. It is not a comprehensive list of all current or upcoming SDOT projects. 1) Georgetown to Downtown Safety Project A new connection will complete the north-south bike trail system between Seattle and South… [ Keep reading ]

Alaskan Way Safety Project nears 100% design milestone | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: We’re nearing final design on the Alaskan Way Safety Project and would like to share an overview of what the project will build, and how it ties in with other projects in the area. Once complete, this project will support a safer,… [ Keep reading ]

Alki Point Healthy Street update: We’ve added more features based on community requests and will move forward with construction this summer

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (May 31, 2024): We have updated this blog post to more clearly explain upcoming parking changes. At-a-glance: We’re moving forward to install the permanent features on Alki Point Healthy Street in West Seattle. More than two years of outreach and engagement… [ Keep reading ]

We’re exploring a better connection to bike, walk, and roll between Highland Park and the Duwamish River Trail. Share your thoughts by June 15.

Blog stats: 850 words | 4-minute read At-a-Glance: We are designing an improved path for people to walk, roll, and bike along Highland Park Way SW from SW Holden St to West Marginal Way SW and the Duwamish River Trail. Community input from you and your neighbors will help us… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s first protected intersection opens at Thomas St and Dexter Ave N in South Lake Union

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: We opened the new protected intersection at Thomas St and Dexter Ave in South Lake Union. Here’s a quick overview of how the new intersection works and other important upgrades taking place along Thomas St in this part of South Lake Union…. [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy biking and scooting around Seattle with these safety tips and resources | Bike Everywhere Month

Blog stats: 900 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: Lighter days and clearer weather are finally upon us, and we’re ready to ride – join us with these tips, tools, and resources to get you rolling in the right direction. How to use scooter and bike share Interested in trying one… [ Keep reading ]

Interested in serving as a community representative on a Seattle transportation advisory board or committee? Learn more about current and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Editor’s Note (May 3, 2024): We originally published this blog post on March 9, 2022, and have continued to update it since then with the latest information. Summary: Below you can find ‘drop-down’ links to each individual board and committee, as well as general information about the application process: Promoting… [ Keep reading ]

Maintaining & modernizing Seattle’s transportation system with the 11th / 12th Ave NE paving and safety project | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell and SDOT Director Greg Spotts joined construction crews working on the 11th/12th Ave NE Paving and Safety Project. This project, along with the RapidRide J Line project which enter the construction phase in the near future, represent two… [ Keep reading ]

May is Bike Everywhere Month – Let’s get ready to ride! 

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read Dust off your helmet, fill up your tires, and grab your friends and family. We’re kicking off Bike Everywhere Month today and throughout the month of May! We hope you can join the celebration and enjoy biking as part of your everyday trips… [ Keep reading ]

In celebration of Earth Month, learn how Waterfront Seattle is helping to keep residents, Elliott Bay, and its marine neighbors healthy

Blog stats: 3,000 words | 15-minute read Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is a collaboration between the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and other Seattle departments including the Mayor’s Office, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), Planning… [ Keep reading ]