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New Mobility Study shows how people use bike share, car share, and ride hail to get around Seattle

Car share, bike share, scooter share, and ride hail companies are offering free rides to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Learn how to get your free ride!  Summary:   The New Mobility Study gives us a better understanding of how people use ride hail, car share, bike share, and carpool or taxi apps to… [ Keep reading ]

BIKE MONTH | Meet Ed Ewing of Bike Works  

In coming months we’ll share conversations with community leaders who are committed to making safer streets and stronger communities in Seattle. These people are rooted in their communities, amplify the voices and values of their neighborhood, and impact how people move around Seattle.    Today, we want to introduce you to Ed Ewing who’s the Executive Director of Bike Works.   … [ Keep reading ]

BIKE MONTH | Bike season is here!

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A new & improved way to see your Levy to Move Seattle tax dollars at work, starting with our first report of 2021

We are excited to share the Levy to Move Seattle Q1 2021 Report with you. With this report, we now have all of the data from each year of the Levy in a single, centralized dashboard!  This new format is fitting as it marks the completion of the first quarter of a new year. Still, much remains the same: we continue to be… [ Keep reading ]

KEEP MOVING STREETS | Streets near Green Lake, Alki, & Lake Washington are open to people walking, rolling, biking, blading, scooting, & fun!

Enjoy fresh air and time outside on a Keep Moving Street that is closed to vehicles and open for people to walk, bike, and play! We, along with the rest of the world, made big adjustments to how we lived and traveled in 2020 to keep each other healthy. To help people stay healthy… [ Keep reading ]

Help us #NameThatSweeper!

We’re excited to introduce you to our new protected bike lane sweeper! The new sweeper is a mini version of our street sweepers and is designed to fit perfectly in our protected bike lanes. When it’s in action, it removes debris that might pose a hazard to people riding bikes and… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Earth Day from all of us at SDOT!

Today is Earth Day. Celebrate with us! The effects of climate change are undeniable. At the same time, changing the way we travel can be a powerful vehicle (pun intended!) to mitigate these effects. Importantly, our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities historically bear a larger burden when it comes to the effects of climate change. In this way, equity and… [ Keep reading ]

Free rides to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Updated 5/25/21: Uber and Lyft are also offering free rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites from May 24th until July 4th! So you’ve made an appointment to get your COVID-19 vaccination. How are you going to get there? As of May 13, 2021, anyone 12 years-old or older is eligible to receive a… [ Keep reading ]

Spring is here, and scooting is in the air!

Summary: As the weather is getting nicer, more people are using scooter share in Seattle. Friendly reminders: You can use scooter and bike share to cross the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge). Scooter and bike share companies offer free or reduced rates for essential workers and people who are income-qualified. … [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Work on N 34th St Mobility Project starts as early as March 8, resulting in a temporary Burke-Gilman Trail detour. Soon, you’ll see protected bike lanes & safer intersections!

Summary Thanks to your Levy to Move Seattle tax dollars at work, we are making traveling on N 34th St safer. Work on the N 34th St Mobility Project starts this month! Heads up, Burke-Gilman Trail travelers: This project will result in a temporary detour of the Burke-Gilman Trail. We understand this is inconvenient… [ Keep reading ]