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Ride Now pilot program recap – what went well and lessons for the future

Please note: This blog post is available in additional languages, via the links below. This includes Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya, Tagalog, Chinese, and Vietnamese. Resumen del programa piloto Ride Now (Viaje Ahora): lo que salió bien y las lecciones para el futuro ライド・ナウパイロットプログラムのまとめ-うまくいったこと、そして将来のための教訓 Ride Now 시범 프로그램 요약 –… [ Keep reading ]

Updates from our Transportation Access Program, which is providing greater access to transit services in Seattle

Editor’s Note: If you’re interested in signing up for the Transportation Access Program (TAP) email newsletter, please subscribe online. If you have any questions, you can contact the team at DOT_TAP@seattle.gov. Quick links: We’re re-launching and improving access for the Solid Ground Downtown Circulator We’re partnering with Seattle Public Schools… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Connecting with you at community events, making progress on the West Seattle Bridge, celebrating Levy achievements, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from July.  SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – July 2022 It’s time to Slow the Flock Down!  We’re attending community events this summer – come chat with us about… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Take our survey to help develop a better, safer Aurora Avenue N and learn about other projects in the area!

Summary: We’re planning improvements to Aurora Ave N as part of the Aurora Ave Project and want to hear from you via our quick survey, open now through September 30, 2022! Please share your experiences traveling on Aurora and what you’d like to see improved in the future. This blog… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Help us choose the next locations for our Even Better Bike Lane pilot program

Summary: We’re excited to share that we’re launching a new pilot program to test out new materials for bike lane protection to better separate people rolling, scooting, and biking from vehicle traffic. Thanks to your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle, we upgraded plastic posts to concrete on… [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy these city celebrations this weekend! Our travel tips will help get you there smoothly. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Torchlight Run and Parade Chinatown International District Celebration Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Happy Friday, Seattle! We have some fun events going on this weekend, including the Seafair Torchlight… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our latest quarterly report for Reconnect West Seattle – Quarter 2, 2022

We have completed 59 of the 70 Reconnect West Seattle Implementation Plan projects from 2020-2022. We have completed 51 of the 64 Home Zone project elements. And we have completed 275 traffic mitigation projects since March 2020. Overview Reconnect West Seattle was developed in response to the unexpected closure of… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time to Slow the Flock Down!

We’re here to say something: it’s time to Slow the Flock Down! We’re all members of the larger flock when we travel, and we want everyone to drive slowly and safely so we can all get home to our nests at the end of each day, period. We, in partnership… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Distributing free ORCA cards, announcing the expected West Seattle Bridge reopening schedule, celebrating Ride Transit Month, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from June. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – June 2022 Seattle Transit Measure | We are giving free, unlimited ORCA Recovery cards to people working in food service and… [ Keep reading ]

We celebrated the publication of our Transportation Equity Framework at a community event on June 29! 

On Wednesday, June 29 SDOT’s Transportation Equity Workgroup members held a community celebration in Beacon Hill to commemorate the work that went into to completing and publishing our Transportation Equity Framework (TEF). Held at the Centilia Cultural Center, the TEW community celebration was a great experience for SDOT staff and… [ Keep reading ]