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More street improvements are coming to the Ballard Ave Café Street in October!

Blog stats: 1,450 words | 8-minute read Editor’s Note: this blog post was originally published on July 5, 2023 and has been updated since with the latest project information. At-a-glance Earlier this summer, we outlined the next phase of interim refinements to the Ballard Ave Café Street. Read more below to… [ Keep reading ]

We’re launching the eBroomer Pilot Program – our first test project to replace carbon emitting vehicle fleet with zero-emissions alternatives.  

Blog stats: 900 words | 6-minute read Digest: We’re launching the eBroomer Pilot Program – our first demonstration project to test the durability and feasibility of replacing SDOT’s carbon emitting fleet of vehicles with zero-emissions alternatives. In June 2023, we tested the eSwingo 200+, a fully electric compact sweeper by… [ Keep reading ]

New protected bike lane and street paving coming to the Roosevelt neighborhood! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At a Glance Thank you, Seattle! The Levy to Move Seattle, approved by voters in 2015, is helping to fund this important safety project.  We’ve completed the final design of the 11th Ave NE & 12th Ave NE Paving & Safety Project! We are adding to our citywide bicycle network;… [ Keep reading ]

Beyoncé, Mariners Baseball, Construction & More: What’s Happening in Seattle September 1–17

The first half of September this year is huge for music, arts, food, and sports! With so much happening around the city, take this as your guide to getting around Seattle with construction, road closures, and end-of-summer events. At-a-Glance: Click on the links below to read more! Top Events September 1: Waterfront… [ Keep reading ]

Planning is underway for new, safer streets to walk, bike, and bus to future Link station at NE 130th St and I-5

Blog Stats: 1,100 words| 6-minute read At-a-Glance: Improvements are coming to the Pinehurst and Lake City neighborhoods! With the scheduled opening of Sound Transit’s NE 130th St Infill Station in 2026, we’re looking ahead to necessary bike, transit, and pedestrian enhancements along NE 130th St, Roosevelt Way NE, and NE… [ Keep reading ]

New protected bike lane installation on Eastlake Ave E in South Lake Union between E Galer St and E Roy St starts this weekend | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At-a-glance: We’re excited to start installation on the north segment of the Eastlake Layover Facility Mobility Improvements project – as soon as Saturday! This work will install protection for existing bike lanes on Eastlake Ave E between Roy St and Fairview Ave N in South Lake Union. Project Area: North… [ Keep reading ]

New, permanent Healthy Streets locations coming to Seattle!

Editor’s note (August 22, 2023): We originally published this blog post on October 12, 2022, and have updated it since then with the latest information. Please note: you can click on the links below to jump down to any section: We are making 6 new Healthy Streets locations permanent! … [ Keep reading ]

Beacon Hill Bike Route: Completed safety enhancements + 60% design of the bike route | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (August 15, 2023): We originally published this blog post on February 3, 2023, and have updated it since then with the latest information. We recently reached the 60% design milestone for the Beacon Ave S & 15th Ave S Safety Project! By… [ Keep reading ]

New walk/bike signal, crosswalk, traffic-calming landscaped median added to 15th Ave NW paving project in response to community safety conversation | LEVY, SEATTLE TRANSIT MEASURE DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read The design for the 15th Ave W/NW and Ballard Bridge Paving and Safety Project is complete. We’re scheduled to start construction preparation by the end of the year. Learn more about our plans, including new safety enhancements, traffic calming features, and bus-only lane… [ Keep reading ]

What’s happening July 17-31: Festivals, sports, road closures, and more!

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read July may be coming to an end, but we still have plenty going on in Seattle! From two sold-out Taylor Swift concerts to Capitol Hill Block Party and some major road closures, we’ll walk you through what’s going on and how you can… [ Keep reading ]