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Travel tips for June 5-17: planned construction, sports & community events

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT construction, street closures, and travel impacts Please note: our construction projects take place throughout Seattle. To stay informed about projects near you, subscribe to our email updates. You can select from a list of projects and subscribe to the ones you’re… [ Keep reading ]

Alki Point Healthy Street update: We’ve added more features based on community requests and will move forward with construction this summer

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (May 31, 2024): We have updated this blog post to more clearly explain upcoming parking changes. At-a-glance: We’re moving forward to install the permanent features on Alki Point Healthy Street in West Seattle. More than two years of outreach and engagement… [ Keep reading ]

Travel tips for May 23-June 4 including Memorial Day weekend: planned construction, sports, & community events

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT construction, street closures, and travel impacts Please note: our construction projects take place throughout Seattle. To stay informed about projects near you, subscribe to our email updates. Select from a list of projects and subscribe to the ones you’re most interested… [ Keep reading ]

Recap: Touch-A-Truck 2024 – Thank you to everyone who visited to learn about our equipment and work!

Blog stats: 300 words | 2-minute read On Saturday, May 11, our team of SDOT specialists participated in the Junior League of Seattle’s 11th Annual “Touch-A-Truck” event at the University of Washington. This yearly, community-based education and fundraising event gives kids and families the chance to explore a wide variety… [ Keep reading ]

We’re exploring a better connection to bike, walk, and roll between Highland Park and the Duwamish River Trail. Share your thoughts by June 15.

Blog stats: 850 words | 4-minute read At-a-Glance: We are designing an improved path for people to walk, roll, and bike along Highland Park Way SW from SW Holden St to West Marginal Way SW and the Duwamish River Trail. Community input from you and your neighbors will help us… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s first protected intersection opens at Thomas St and Dexter Ave N in South Lake Union

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: We opened the new protected intersection at Thomas St and Dexter Ave in South Lake Union. Here’s a quick overview of how the new intersection works and other important upgrades taking place along Thomas St in this part of South Lake Union…. [ Keep reading ]

Interested in serving as a community representative on a Seattle transportation advisory board or committee? Learn more about current and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Editor’s Note (May 3, 2024): We originally published this blog post on March 9, 2022, and have continued to update it since then with the latest information. Summary: Below you can find ‘drop-down’ links to each individual board and committee, as well as general information about the application process: Promoting… [ Keep reading ]

May is Bike Everywhere Month – Let’s get ready to ride! 

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read Dust off your helmet, fill up your tires, and grab your friends and family. We’re kicking off Bike Everywhere Month today and throughout the month of May! We hope you can join the celebration and enjoy biking as part of your everyday trips… [ Keep reading ]

Play Streets are Free, Fun, & For Everyone – Sign up by June 2 to participate in Seattle’s Play Streets Week this June 15-23! 

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read Celebrate the start of summer with Play Streets Week: June 15 through June 23, 2024. Summer is a wonderful time to go outside, enjoy the sunshine, and connect with your community.  Our Play Streets program is a great way to close your street… [ Keep reading ]

Earth Day 2024 | Let’s take the next step together to address climate change through sustainable transportation

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: Climate change is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing our city, country, and planet as a whole. We are ready to rise to the occasion and take the next step together with you. Our Climate Change Response Framework and Mayor… [ Keep reading ]