Find Posts By Topic

Posts categorized under Biking Archives - SDOT Blog

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | New crosswalks and bike lanes, new and repaired stairways, nearly 10 miles of repaved streets, and more thanks to your Levy dollars

We are pleased to present the Q3 2022 Levy to Move Seattle Report! The report highlights work funded by the voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle (thank you, Seattle!) from July through September 2022. More information can also be found in the online Levy dashboard. Finishing strong on the Levy is… [ Keep reading ]

Share your input on the design of the Alki Point Healthy Street

At our project open house on Wednesday, Nov. 9, we shared design plans for the Alki Point Healthy Street. We want your feedback on the design of the Healthy Street, including signs, landscaping, travel lanes, and traffic calming elements such as traffic circles and curb bulbs. For anyone who couldn’t… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | East Marginal Way project reaches major milestone! We’re hiring a contractor to start construction on safety and freight mobility improvements in 2023.

Summary: We are improving East Marginal Way with your Levy to Move Seattle dollars! The project is divided into three parts, and we are starting the process of hiring a contractor to construct the first part – the North Segment – which runs from S Spokane St to S Atlantic… [ Keep reading ]

Bike or scoot your way to transit and earn rewards along the way, with new pilot program!

Summary: We’ve launched a new pilot program to encourage people to bike and scoot their way to transit, and we want you to try it out! Ride any bike share or scooter share service to select transit hubs and save up to $8 on your trip. You can earn discounted… [ Keep reading ]

We’re back to traveling more in the dark. Reminders to be safe on the street as daylight saving time ends.

This coming Sunday, November 6 is the end of daylight saving time, which brings us an extra hour of sleep! However, shorter days ahead mean more of us are commuting during times when visibility is especially challenging. Traveling in the dark means drivers will need to take steps to avoid… [ Keep reading ]

New, safer street designs proposed for Beacon Hill

We’ve been working with Beacon Hill and southeast Seattle communities to create people-focused streets that help everyone get around safely and gets us closer to completing the citywide active transportation network. Today, we’re sharing new plans for the 15th Ave S and Beacon Ave S bike route that embody best… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert | Fremont Bridge closing overnight on October 28-29 for bridge deck maintenance

Editor’s Note (Oct. 25): Our crews completed significant work during the first overnight closure (October 21-22), but need another overnight closure to complete the planned bridge deck maintenance work. The next closure is scheduled from 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 28 to 6:00 a.m. Saturday, October 29. Details at-a-glance: The Fremont… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our latest quarterly report for Reconnect West Seattle – Quarter 3, 2022

We are excited the West Seattle Bridge has reopened for everyone who lives, works, and visits West Seattle. During the closure, we completed more than 300 traffic mitigation projects to reduce the effects of detour traffic in South Park, Georgetown, Highland Park, and throughout West Seattle. To date, we have… [ Keep reading ]

Find out what’s next for Healthy Streets in Seattle

Please note: you can click on the links below to jump down to any section: Overview List of Healthy Streets How public engagement informed the process How to stay informed We introduced Healthy Streets during the pandemic in 2020 as a way for Seattleites to get outside safely and stay… [ Keep reading ]

We’re celebrating Walk to School Day and Month – and a national award for our work to support safe travel to schools

Summary: Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell joined SDOT Director Greg Spotts, Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Brent Jones, National Center for Safe Routes to School Director Nancy Pullen-Seufert, and students and parents for a walk to Dunlap Elementary School in Rainier Beach on Walk to School Day (October 12). The… [ Keep reading ]