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Seattle Transportation Plan | Working with the Duwamish Valley Sustainability Association to gather feedback on addressing climate change 

Summary In partnership with young people in the Duwamish Valley and the Duwamish Valley Sustainability Association (DVSA), we are introducing the Seattle Climate Game. Using the game, you can tell us how you’d like to contribute to a sustainable Seattle.  Elements of the game like characters and choices you can… [ Keep reading ]

New sidewalk, seating, art, and more on Kenyon Way S in South Beacon Hill | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

This project was part of our Safe Routes to School program, and your Levy to Move Seattle dollars made it possible. Thank you! Summary  We recently opened a new sidewalk and bike connection on Kenyon Way S!   The new sidewalk and bike path make it safer and easier for families… [ Keep reading ]

Turn your Healthy Street into a Play Street this summer, no permit needed!

Blog Stats: 1,350 words | 10-minute read Want to make your block a community gathering place this summer? Not only can you now turn existing Healthy Streets into Play Streets without a permit, but we’re offering free Play on Your Healthy Street kits! They include signs, swag, and more to… [ Keep reading ]

Implementing Vision Zero Recommendations at Truck & Bike Safety Fair promotes safety with live demonstrations, activities, and family fun  

Blog Stats: 475 words | 4-minute read Seattleites of all ages had a great time this past weekend at the 2023 Truck & Bike Safety Fair in Georgetown! This event was paused during the pandemic but returned this year to provide people of every bike skill level the chance to… [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd community-centered vision outlined in new report

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read  At-a-glance:   Quick link: Read the full Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process and Recommendations Report.   On March 20, the Lake Washington Blvd Task Force voted nearly unanimously to approve the following recommendations, culminating a year-long community-oriented process:   Overview  In May 2022, we began… [ Keep reading ]

Take our small business and transit survey to help us understand your transportation needs!

Blog stats: 750 words | 5-minute read We are committed to supporting small businesses and their workers through accessible transit. Take our short survey by June 30 to be entered into a drawing for a $25 e-gift card! At-a-glance: Our Transportation Access Programs (TAP) team is exploring options to reduce… [ 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 (March 22, 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 ]

Aurora Ave N: New safety upgrades & community design workshops | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read Editor’s Note (June 2, 2023): We originally published this blog post on May 12, 2023, and have continued to update it since then with the latest community design workshop information. At-a-glance: Aurora Ave N is one of Seattle’s major north-south travel routes but… [ Keep reading ]

Touch-A-Truck 2023: transportation and public service education for all ages! 

Blog stats: 300 words | 2-minute read Our team participated in the Junior League of Seattle’s “Touch-A-Truck” event on Sunday, April 30, hosted at the University of Washington. This yearly, community-based fundraising event gives families the chance to explore vehicles of all types, including public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping,… [ Keep reading ]

Free adaptive cycling program returns this summer with Outdoors for All!

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: With summer right around the corner, we’re excited to share this year’s Outdoors for All adaptive cycling program schedule! Outdoors for All offers adaptive cycle rentals for children and adults with disabilities at the Adaptive Cycling Center in Magnuson Park. The cycling… [ Keep reading ]