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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 

Editor’s Note (April 26, 2024): The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to adopt the Seattle Transportation Plan on April 23. This makes the Seattle Transportation Plan the City of Seattle’s official 20-year vision for the future of transportation in Seattle. Click here to go to the English version of this… [ 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 ]

Major projects move a step closer to construction: Route 40 upgrades for 7,500+ daily riders, Ravenna area paving & safety, bridge seismic strengthening, Safe Routes to School, and more! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: 1) Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project Reducing transit travel times, improving transit reliability, and increasing safety and transit access along the Route 40 corridor, from Northgate to Pioneer Square Status: Key features include: You can find more information on our website… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Bridge eastbound closure starts December 23; work expected to take 2-3 days to complete

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read UPDATE (December 23, 2023 at 1:45pm): The eastbound Magnolia Bridge is back open, sooner than expected! We have completed work on the necessary repairs. There is a temporary detour of 50 feet of sidewalk expected to be in place through Tuesday, 12/26, as… [ Keep reading ]

New Safe Routes to School annual report highlights investments in Seattle students biking, walking, and rolling!

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At a Glance: Safe Routes to School is a national movement to make it easier and safer to walk, bike, and roll to school to build community, support students to get exercise, improve safety, and reduce pollution. Seattle’s Safe Routes to School program… [ Keep reading ]