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Mayor Harrell Proposes $1.35B Transportation Levy for Safe, Reliable, and Connected Seattle

Blog stats: 2,200 words | 11-minute read At-a-glance: Proposed funding would invest in maintenance and modernization of public infrastructure Seattle’s transportation system is critical to a thriving city that connects people to places and opportunities. Our current transportation levy provides roughly 30% of SDOT’s annual budget and expires this year…. [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront Seattle | Overlook Walk: Elevating a key connection to the waterfront

Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is a collaboration between the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and other Seattle departments including the Mayor’s Office, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), Planning and Community Development, and Parks and Recreation. Blog stats: 1,400… [ Keep reading ]

New drawings illustrate potential ideas for Aurora Ave N as we continue building safety upgrades in 2024 | Take our survey by April 5

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-Glance: Aurora Ave N is one of Seattle’s busiest streets connecting many neighborhoods, businesses, and travelers every day. We are sharing several conceptual ideas to help envision potential future improvements along Aurora Ave N. These early sketches would require additional outreach, design, and… [ Keep reading ]

A Roadside Chat with Cheyenne Montgomery | Black History Month 2024

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read We’re hosting a series of Roadside Chats with employees on our team at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as we celebrate Black History Month 2024. We hope you enjoy this conversation with Cheyenne Montgomery, who is an Administrative Business Partner in SDOT’s… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transportation Plan | Mayor Bruce Harrell’s Recommended Seattle Transportation Plan goes to City Council for adoption 

Click here to go to the English version of this blog post. خطة النقل في سياتل | خطة النقل في سياتل الموصى بها من قبل العمدة Bruce Harrell (بروس هاريل) ستقدم إلى مجلس المدينة لاعتمادها Summary After two years of public engagement, we have developed a recommended Seattle Transportation Plan… [ Keep reading ]

Youth Transportation Summit participants deliver 5 key recommendations to City of Seattle leadership

Blog stats: 650 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Climate justice and transportation access are highly important issues to this generation of youth and young adults. Young people are eager and excited for more spaces to have conversations about these topics, particularly around influencing government decision-making. All of the recommendations detailed… [ Keep reading ]

Construction Ahead: Ballard and Interbay-area paving, safety, and bridge projects moving forward | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: Project overview 15th Ave W/NW & Ballard Bridge Paving & Safety Project This project aims to keep people and goods moving and includes enhancements to make the RapidRide D bus line more reliable and to make travel safer for everyone. We completed… [ Keep reading ]

We’re celebrating Black History Month 2024 – Join us!

Blog stats: 400 words | 2-minute read February is here and we’re excited to celebrate Black History Month with you. Join us as we share stories and features that are dedicated to honoring historical and current achievements while progressing toward a future of inclusivity, justice, and equity in Seattle and… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Year | SDOT’s 2023 Highlights!

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read 2023 was another major year for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and our work to keep Seattle moving forward. Our theme for the year was “Delivery: fast and flavorful, in concert with our values.” We focused on accelerating projects to provide more… [ Keep reading ]

Winter weather is in the forecast – how to be prepared & stay informed

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Later this week, temperatures in the Seattle area are forecasted to drop well below freezing, with a chance of precipitation and potential snow. Strong winds are also expected earlier in the week. While the forecast can always change, it’s important for everyone… [ Keep reading ]