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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 ]

Best of the Month | Welcoming our new director, reopening the West Seattle Bridge, reflecting on a Week Without Driving, 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 September.  SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – September 2022 Summer outreach recap: Thank you for coming out and speaking with us at community events!  Roadside Chat | Welcoming… [ Keep reading ]

#WeekWithoutDriving 2022: Reflections from Team SDOT

Summary at a glance: We participated in the second annual #WeekWithoutDriving, from Sept. 19-23, 2022. This experience helped us gain a better understanding of the challenges that people face navigating their communities without driving themselves. Our participating staff reflect on how their week went and what they learned along the… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Construction starts this month on Green Lake Outer Loop project and new bike lane along Aurora Ave N

We are excited that this month we expect to begin construction of a new bike lane on Aurora Ave N, along the western edge of Green Lake! The Green Lake Outer Loop project will complete the outer biking path around Green Lake to complement the historic inner path along the… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Labor Day weekend, Seattle! Here’s our last roundup of weekend travel tips for the summer.

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Trans Pride Seattle PAX West Bratfest National Cinema Day Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s officially September, and summer… [ Keep reading ]

Soak up the last of summer with these fun events! Our travel tips will help you get there. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic:  Tibet Fest  Scooped! Ice Cream Festival  HangarFest  Seattle Folklorico Festival  Mariners home games Construction snapshot  Transit and trip planning resources  Happy weekend, Seattle! It’s hard to believe, but August is already winding… [ Keep reading ]

It’s going to be another sunny weekend! Consider walking, taking transit, or riding a bike or scooter share to these community events 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Float Concert Emerald City Comic Con Big Day of Play Celebrate Little Saigon Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Seattle, we’ve got another nice… [ Keep reading ]

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

Status update – August 19, 2022: Thank you to everyone who participated in the Twitter poll for the Even Better Bike Lanes pilot locations. After 484 votes, the winning location is westbound S Othello St from 45th Ave S to Martin Luther King Jr Way S! Our project team is… [ 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 ]