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In the COVID-19 Impact Assessment of the Levy to Move Seattle, we analyze & recommend changes to previous project pause decisions made because of COVID-19 budget impacts

Summary  Back in December, we introduced the values, goals, and process that guided our 2020 COVID-19 Impact Assessment (COVID Assessment) of the Levy to Move Seattle.  This is a powerful Levy that, despite challenges, will result in a vast array of improvements citywide by the end of its lifetime.   However, local funding… [ Keep reading ]

Reconnect West Seattle: In 2020, we finished over 20 projects to help communities stay safe and mobile during the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge repair. More are on the way in 2021!

Summary Reconnect West Seattle has been a joint effort over the past year with several neighborhoods to restore travel to and from West Seattle and surrounding communities. We completed over 20 projects in 2020! This includes biking infrastructure improvements, new bus lanes, speed radar signs, and a West Seattle and Duwamish Valley Walking Map, for people walking and rolling in South Park to help increase mobility. We’re also helping to make changing your… [ 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 ]

Hi, High Point and West Seattle! A longer Neighborhood Greenway & new signal on 35th Ave SW are coming thanks to Levy to Move Seattle tax dollars at work.

Thanks to the ongoing engagement and enthusiasm of the community, this new north-south neighborhood greenway is becoming a reality! We’re starting construction later this month on the second phase of the West Seattle Neighborhood Greenway and a new walk/roll/bike signal across 35th Ave SW. Phase 2 of the neighborhood greenway runs from SW Graham St to… [ Keep reading ]

New Sound Transit Link light rail stations are coming to NE 130th and NE 148th Streets! With your help, we’ve studied how we could make getting to the stations easier and safer.

Summary  The Shoreline South/148th Link light rail station is planned to open in 2024. The NE 130th St Station is scheduled to open in 2031, however in February 2020 the Sound Transit Board approved advancing final design and may consider opening the station sooner.  In our NE 130th St & Shoreline South/148th Stations Multimodal Access… [ Keep reading ]

Have you seen the new sidewalks in Lake City and South Park?

Sidewalks are the building blocks of an effective pedestrian network. There are currently more than 2,000 miles of sidewalks in Seattle, and we’re growing that number every day. We are committed to increasing the number of sidewalks in the city with your help! Your tax dollars are hard at work through the Levy… [ Keep reading ]

As we close out 2020 with the decision to repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, we thank our Technical Advisory Panel for their essential contributions

Over the last two months, we have reached considerable milestones we never expected to be celebrating when 2020 began: The end of phase I stabilization efforts on the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge The decision to repair the bridge so it can reopen to traffic in 2022 Behind the scenes, the Technical… [ Keep reading ]

We’re working on a new mobility on demand solution thanks to a grant from Transit Planning 4 All!

We were recently awarded a grant from Transit Planning 4 All to inclusively plan and implement a mobility on demand solution in the Seattle-King County region! Although many Seattleites are not moving around nearly as much as we used to because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us still rely on transit. Transit Planning 4 All supports communities across… [ Keep reading ]

On NE 43rd St near the UW, we’re connecting you to the new Link Light Rail Station, ensuring safe sidewalks and keeping street trees healthy well into the future.

We’re improving access to the U-District Link Light Rail station for people walking, rolling, biking, and taking transit. This long-awaited station and our multimodal design will transform how people get around the neighborhood! Construction on NE 43rd St began in August 2020 after about two years of planning and design. The project is scheduled to… [ Keep reading ]

The 14th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting

Watch the meeting using this link. Summary The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) met last week to discuss the decision to repair the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, learn about current and future bridge repair efforts, and discuss ongoing traffic mitigation efforts throughout the communities impacted by the bridge closure. Last… [ Keep reading ]