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LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Help us choose the next locations for our Even Better Bike Lane pilot program

Summary: We’re excited to share that we’re launching a new pilot program to test out new materials for bike lane protection to better separate people rolling, scooting, and biking from vehicle traffic. Thanks to your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle, we upgraded plastic posts to concrete on… [ Keep reading ]

It’s going to be a fun-filled summer weekend! Here are some quick tips on what’s going on and how to get there. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Indian Days Powwow Ballard SeafoodFest West Seattle Summer Fest Seattle Storm at Climate Pledge Arena Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Summer is finally… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time to Slow the Flock Down!

We’re here to say something: it’s time to Slow the Flock Down! We’re all members of the larger flock when we travel, and we want everyone to drive slowly and safely so we can all get home to our nests at the end of each day, period. We, in partnership… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Better intersections, bike lanes, sidewalks, and pavement arrive in northeast Seattle! 

Summary We are excited to share that the 15th Ave NE Paving Project is complete! The improvements we made are a combination of many projects including paving, biking, Vision Zero, and Safe Routes to School!    15th Ave NE is a busy street connecting University District, Ravenna, and Maple Leaf neighborhoods,… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Distributing free ORCA cards, announcing the expected West Seattle Bridge reopening schedule, celebrating Ride Transit Month, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from June. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – June 2022 Seattle Transit Measure | We are giving free, unlimited ORCA Recovery cards to people working in food service and… [ Keep reading ]

Know before you go: quick travel tips for a busy 4th of July weekend

This weekend is the 4th of July – often a busy time for summer travel, and also a weekend full of summer construction and events. WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work continues this weekend to replace aging expansion joints on I-5 near downtown Seattle, and we have work planned on the Spokane… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle by Bike: We’ve updated our bike guide with the latest information on bicycling around the city! 

In 2014, we published a bike guide detailing how to get around Seattle by bike.  Given the major bicycle infrastructure investments we’ve made since that time to help strengthen Seattle’s bicycle network, we decided it was time to publish an updated, refreshed 2022 bike guide to help new and experienced… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Celebrating Levy-funded projects, biking around Seattle, volunteering alongside the community, and more! 

One person bikes and one person rides a scooter in a protected bike lane along 4th Ave in downtown Seattle. Photo: SDOT In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from May. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the Fremont Fair this weekend? Consider taking transit, biking, walking, or rolling, and leave yourself extra travel time!

The Fremont Fair is one of Seattle’s iconic community celebrations, ringing in the start of summer over the solstice weekend with 300+ craft vendors, the annual solstice parade, live local music, delicious food and drink options, and more. We encourage anyone planning to attend the event to plan ahead and… [ 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 (June 3, 2022): We originally published this blog post on March 9, 2022, and have continued to update it since then with the latest information. Summary: The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has several current and future volunteer opportunities for members of the public to get involved and… [ Keep reading ]