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Bike Everywhere Day is Friday!

Time to celebrate! TGI eeeeeeefF! Almost. The end of the week is near, people! And with it comes Bike Everywhere Day. Tomorrow, keep your eyes peeled for more people biking and for a crop of celebration stations that businesses, non-profits, residents, and volunteers across the city are setting up. Activities, swag, and hours… [ Keep reading ]

Save your seat at the next U District, Let’s Go Transit Talk | May 24

Great things are coming to the University District (U. District) and U District, Let’s Go is on the ground and getting ready. About the program. U District, Let’s Go is a year-long pilot program that kicked off in January 2018 funded by Seattle Department of Transportation and WSDOT and delivered… [ Keep reading ]

BIKE SHARE | Survey’s Juicy Details!

Worldwide, bike share systems have given people an easy and convenient way to hop on a bike. In growing cities like Seattle, this helps add transportation options for people to beat congestion in a space-efficient and carbon-free way. Also, it gives added motivation to get outside and exercise! Seattle was… [ Keep reading ]

TAKE A HIKE | NEW Transit to Trail Bus Service to Mount Si!

Bad case of FOMO. We saw our shadow this morning and you know what that means? That big, bright and shiny glorious ball of flame in the sky☀ is happy and shining! Like most Pacific Northwesterners, when the sun is out, we get a bad case of #FOMO (fear of missing… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT paving and safety improvements on 35th Ave NE for all who travel on this vital corridor

While Seattle is considered one of the safest cities in the country, we can always do better, especially as SDOT moves forward on much-needed pavement projects. 35th Ave NE is an arterial serving Northeast Seattle and approximately 12,500 drivers on an average day, connecting the Ravenna-Bryant and Wedgwood neighborhoods. It’s also a transit route with service connecting… [ Keep reading ]

Street Use Permitting Fee & Rate Changes | Starting April 1!

Bust out those sunglasses!? It’s the first day of spring! The hope of bright sunshine for more than a day and longer days to hang and work outside for all the activities happening around Seattle is upon us! Much like flowers blooming, so is our city. Starting April 1, 2018,… [ Keep reading ]

Breakfast of (Commute Trip Reduction) Champions!

On March 7, together with Commute Seattle, we celebrated the efforts of employers participating in the city’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program during the fourth annual Champions Celebration breakfast. The CTR program awards employers who demonstrate high engagement and innovative tactics in their transportation programs. This year the city recognized… [ Keep reading ]

I Want to Ride My Bicycle – On the New 2nd Ave Protected Bike Lane!

It’s open! The shiny new section from Pike Street to Denny Way extends the existing 2nd Avenue Protected Bike Lane (PBL) to Yesler Way (that’s 23 blocks!), making city-wide cycling a snap!  Protected bike lanes and signal upgrades in downtown Seattle improve safety for everyone, while at the same… [ Keep reading ]

Sidewalk & Traffic-lane Closures

Yup, there’s a lot of construction downtown. – like a LOT, a lot – and we know it can be a challenge to get around whether you’re driving, biking or walking. That’s why we have rules – SDOT Director’s Rules, to be exact. These rules help us make sure that… [ Keep reading ]

Ride Seattle Streetcars for FREE on Tues., Dec. 12!

Happy Anniversary South Lake Union Streetcar! Tuesday, December 12, marks the tenth anniversary of service for the South Lake Union line of the Seattle Streetcar. In celebration of ten years of service, all rides on City of Seattle streetcars will be free on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Thank you for… [ Keep reading ]