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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 ]

Major League Baseball All-Star Week is coming to Seattle July 7-11, bringing fun, crowds, and travel impacts 

2023 Seattle All-Star Game Logo. Photo Credit: Major League Baseball Blog Stats: 1,600 words | 10-minute read The City of Seattle is proud to be hosting this year’s Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Week at T-Mobile Park. The 5-day event begins July 7 and culminates with the 93rd MLB All-Star… [ Keep reading ]

New Alaskan Way protected bike lane design closes a critical gap between the Elliott Bay Trail and the Waterfront Bike Path | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We’ve reached the 30% design milestone of a protected bike lane on Alaskan Way from Virginia St to Broad St! The connection creates an intuitive, safer route for people biking and scooting between the future Waterfront Bike Path and the Elliott Bay Trail…. [ Keep reading ]

USDOT awards Seattle $2 million to study rail safety around S Holgate St in SODO

Blog Stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (January 4, 2024): A link to our grant application document was added. Editor’s Note (June 26, 2023): This blog was updated for clarity and to add details about an additional $400,000 supplemental grant from WSDOT. At-a-glance: We are excited to receive… [ Keep reading ]

Implementing Vision Zero Recommendations at Truck & Bike Safety Fair promotes safety with live demonstrations, activities, and family fun  

Blog Stats: 475 words | 4-minute read Seattleites of all ages had a great time this past weekend at the 2023 Truck & Bike Safety Fair in Georgetown! This event was paused during the pandemic but returned this year to provide people of every bike skill level the chance to… [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd community-centered vision outlined in new report

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read  At-a-glance:   Quick link: Read the full Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process and Recommendations Report.   On March 20, the Lake Washington Blvd Task Force voted nearly unanimously to approve the following recommendations, culminating a year-long community-oriented process:   Overview  In May 2022, we began… [ Keep reading ]

What’s happening in June: summer events, planned construction, and tips to keep you moving around Seattle

Blog Stats: 1,800 words | 11-minute read It’s June and summer fun has arrived in Seattle! We have so many great events this month — from Pride to Fremont Fair to professional sports — plus some planned construction to keep an eye out for. Here’s a list of some of… [ Keep reading ]

Take our small business and transit survey to help us understand your transportation needs!

Blog stats: 750 words | 5-minute read We are committed to supporting small businesses and their workers through accessible transit. Take our short survey by June 30 to be entered into a drawing for a $25 e-gift card! At-a-glance: Our Transportation Access Programs (TAP) team is exploring options to reduce… [ Keep reading ]