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Learn about new Protected Bike Lanes on MLK Way S at a virtual drop-in session on August 11

With the help of community feedback, we’re moving forward with the design for one-lane protected bike lanes on each side of MLK Way S, from S. Judkins St to Rainier Ave S. We want this design to work not just for people who love to bike, but also for everyone… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about the Beacon Hill Bike Route Project at a virtual drop-in session on August 12

We’re building a new bike route in Beacon Hill from the Dr. Jose Rizal Bridge to the intersection of Beacon Ave S and 39th Ave S. These new bike lanes will serve as major bike thoroughfare in SE Seattle, connecting people from downtown to the City’s southern limit. This bike route… [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd opens to people walking, rolling, and biking 24/7 from July 24 to September 8

Over 600 people shared concern, joy, and ideas for traveling along Lake Washington Blvd during the June 5-day pilot opening Lake Washington Blvd to people walking, rolling, and biking. Based on community feedback, and observations, Lake Washington Blvd is opening again to people walking, rolling, biking, and those driving to local destinations from July 24 to September 8, 2020 with the possibility… [ Keep reading ]

4 Miles of Stay Healthy Streets Announced along with a 5-day Pilot on Lake Washington Blvd

We’re opening 4 more miles of Stay Healthy Streets to allow for safe physical distancing while walking, rolling, running, skating, and biking over the next week! Seattleites now have 27 miles of streets around Seattle to see what it is like to share the streets and consider if they would like them in their neighborhood permanently — keep reading… [ Keep reading ]

Lime Bikes Return to Seattle!

Six weeks after Jump and Lime bike share companies merged and temporarily paused operations, the company is bringing shared bikes back to Seattle. Beginning today, you will once again be able to rent a battery-assisted bike as a healthy, sustainable option to get around without a car. Lime will bring back about 500 bikes this week. These will be the red Jump bikes that left in the… [ Keep reading ]

Apply for a Safe Routes to Schools Mini Grant!

Application for Safe Routes to School Mini Grants are now open! Apply for up to $1,000 to fund projects that educate students about walking and biking to school. Public and private schools, parent-teacher associations, and other non-profit organizations are welcome to apply. Safe Routes to School is a national movement to make it… [ Keep reading ]

Bike season is here!

Yes, a lot of people bike year-round in Seattle, but for those of us who don’t regularly brave the rain on bike, May often marks the beginning of bike season. May is historically #BikeMonth. In light the COVID-19 pandemic, bike month in Seattle looks a little different this year. Some bike month… [ Keep reading ]

2020 bike investments to accelerate, including 20 miles of Stay Healthy Streets to become permanent in Seattle

Mayor Durkan and SDOT are making at least 20 miles of the Stay Healthy Streets pilot permanent, and moving forward with a bold vision of enhanced bike infrastructure. Mayor Jenny Durkan announced today that Seattle will make at least 20 miles of Stay Healthy Streets permanent. She also directed SDOT to expand the program to include routes in more neighborhoods and accelerate the installation of new bike facilities such as Neighborhood… [ Keep reading ]

Get Ready! 11 More Miles of Stay Healthy Streets Coming Your Way

We’re opening 11 more miles of Stay Healthy Streets to allow for safe social distancing while walking, rolling, running, skating, and biking! Lake City, Aurora Licton Springs, Ballard, and Delridge/Highland Park communities will be able to access essential services, recreate, and walk their dogs near their homes while protecting the neighbors by keeping 6 feet apart. Stay Healthy Streets… [ Keep reading ]

Stay Healthy Streets continue this week and will add 3 new neighborhoods this weekend

We’re opening 6 more miles of Stay Healthy Streets to allow for safe social distancing while walking, rolling, running, skating, and biking this Friday! Greenwood, Othello and Rainier Beach, and Beacon Hill communities will be able to access essential services, recreate, and walk their dogs near their homes while protecting their neighbors by keeping 6 feet apart 24/7. We’re also extending the Central District route to include E Columbia St,… [ Keep reading ]