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LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re starting work on our 12th Ave S Vision Zero Project this week to make walking, rolling, and biking easier and safer.

Summary: The neighborhood around 12th Ave S is growing rapidly, and we want to make sure people traveling in and around it are safe. This Vision Zero project – funded by your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle – aims to reduce vehicular speed on 12th Ave S… [ Keep reading ]

OPPORTUNITY | We’re seeking new members for the Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board! Read on for details and how to apply.

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The Levy to Move Seattle is making a real, tangible difference in neighborhoods. Thanks to your tax dollars, it’s now easier, safer, and smoother to travel along SW Avalon Way.

We’ve heard from our neighbors that the new bike lanes on SW Avalon Way have been getting use, especially on warm, sunny days.One of our neighbors recently shared thisvideo of his young sonwho now feels safe and comfortable riding his bicycle along SW Avalon Way. Summary We’ve completed work along… [ Keep reading ]

Attention Seattle nonprofits, schools, and community organizations: We’re offering COVID-19 grants of up to $1,000 through Safe Routes to School program.

Summary Through ourSafe Routes to School(SRTS)program, we’re offering emergency COVID-19 grants of up to $1,000 to nonprofits, Seattle schools, and school-oriented community organizations. These grants can be used to fund a variety of projects. Individuals, PTAs, nonprofit organizations, school-oriented community organizations, and school staff can apply for the SRTSCOVID-19 grantas… [ Keep reading ]

Washington State’s new bicycle “Safety Stop” law allows people biking to treat stops signs as yield signs with some exceptions.

Summary On October 1, Washington State’s new bicycle“Safety Stop” lawallowspeople bikingto treat stop signs as yield signs, with a coupleofimportant exceptions. People biking must still fully stop at stoplights, stop signs on school buses, and stop signs at railroad crossings. This also doesn’t change the rules of the road for… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT invites three scooter share companies to seek permits after a thorough selection process!

Followinga carefulreviewprocess,we’ve invitedthree potential scooter companies (Lime,Wheels, andLINK) to seek permits. This is one of thefinal stepstowardslaunchingthe newScooterShareProgramauthorized by Seattle City Council earlier this week, and is the culmination ofmonths ofplanningand coordinationtocreate a safe, equitable,andaccessible scooter share programbased on ongoingconversations withthe community,stakeholders, and public safety experts. We expect that people… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for a ride on the refreshed bike lane along East Marginal Way S!

Riding southbound along East Marginal WayS– see therefreshedbike lane on the right! We made efficient, essential improvements to makepeople biking safer and more predictable to driversin both directionsalong East Marginal Way S between Spokane St and S Atlantic St. As we make progress on our long-term projects – such as… [ Keep reading ]

Three miles of Lake Washington Blvd will stay open to people walking, rolling, and biking until the week of Oct. 5!

Keep Moving Street along Lake Washington Blvd. Photo Credit: Jeanne Clark.

We have a plan to keep people moving to/from the new Climate Pledge Arena + an exciting update about the Seattle Center to Waterfront Walking and Biking Connection Project!

By 2025, it’s anticipated that 15,000 new households and 20,000 new employees will be added totheNorth Downtown Seattlearea,and wehave aplanto keep people moving as the area grows and changes. If and when large-scale events are safe for the public to attend, the Climate Pledge Arena(formerly known as Key Arena)at Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

The next installment of the Center City Bike Network is starting on 4th Ave!

We recently openedtheBell St Protected Bike Laneandwe’re excited to share that constructionwill startas soon as mid-Septembertobuildanewprotected bike laneon4thAvebetween Pine St and Madison Stas part ofthedowntownCenter City Bike Network.Both projects are funded by the voter-approvedLevy to Move Seattle. “Weare facing a number of challenges in our City:from the COVID-19 pandemic to… [ Keep reading ]