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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 ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle bridge spans arrived this weekend, and we’re bringing you along for the final phase of construction!

Summary By fall 2021, you will be able to walk, roll and bike safely above I-5 using the Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge thanks to your investment through the Levy to Move Seattle. This project shows how powerful regional partnerships, foresight, and community-informed design are coming together to create a more equitable, resilient,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s newest protected bike lanes & neighborhood greenways!

Summary:  Building a connected bike network for people of all ages and abilities is key to our recovery in 2021 and beyond, while fighting the climate crisis.  Despite the many challenges we face, 2020 will remain a year of thoughtful, forward progress as we build a safer, more livable Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

The community-led revisioning of Melrose Ave in Capitol Hill is starting to come to fruition!

We’ve completed the final designs for improving safety & the walking & biking experience on Melrose Ave from E Roy St to University St. Construction expected to start later this year. To the east of I-5 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, Melrose Ave is a key walking and biking connection. Melrose Ave is lined with residential buildings that overlook… [ Keep reading ]

Our new Modal Integration Policy Framework addresses needs across all modes of travel where street space is in high demand.

Streets are fundamental to Seattle’s quality of life. They define how we move, connect people and places, give us access to important destinations, frame our urban landscapes and greenery, and ultimately enable vibrant public life to unfold. It’s part of our job to make sure streets work well for everyone. We think of this as… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

We post a blog weekly to keep you informed about the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Program. Jump to the English version of this blog post. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511. 如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 400-7511. Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa… [ Keep reading ]