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A SPECIAL DELIVERY: UPS pilot kicks off with a public/private partnership creating a new urban delivery system.

Let’s try it! Seattle is entering a new era of tough traffic. In the next five years, Seattle’s downtown will be in a state of transition to meet the needs of our growing city. More than 1,000 projects will be underway and people (this includes people delivering goods) traveling in and… [ Keep reading ]

Share your comments on how we use real-time tech to keep Seattle safe & moving.

The key ingredient to keeping Seattle safe and moving rests in our real-time technology. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Seattle is growing. You’ve seen it in the cranes that continue to pop up. You’ve seen it in an expanding light rail system (yaass!). But do you know… [ Keep reading ]

How you get around Seattle is changing. #GetReady #Realign99

If you’ve not noticed our traffic patterns changing already, you’re going to notice very soon. Starting January 11, 2019, the Puget Sound region will experience the longest closure of a major highway it has ever experienced. (In addition, there are more than 65 construction cranes dotting our skyline and work… [ Keep reading ]

What’s moving Seattle | this week

This week, things get moving Friday with the 3-day Seattle Home Show (20,000 people expected daily); Saturday with a Huskies Kick-off (65,000 people expected); and several traffic impacts through the weekend! With one no longer planned: Rainier Ave S @ I-90 closures are canceled!  Friday, October 19 Seattle Home… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle ranked #1 best bike city in America!

Bicycling magazine ranks Seattle as the #1 best bike city in America!  “From building bike lanes to boosting bike share to installing bike-specific traffic signals and simply creating more fun places and ways to ride,…” Bicycling magazine ranked 50 American cities that are creating the most awesome urban riding experience… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

This week got off to a slow rainy start, then nearly blew us away!  Things get rolling by Thursday, with Jay-Z and Beyonce’; basketball; R-Day; and a tail of the Regatta! Wednesday, October 3 Late morning text test – Tomorrow you may receive a text related to a national… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Seattle Transit Advisory Board!

Would you or someone you know like to influence issues such as commuter access to frequent transit; transit access for low-income residents; Seattle transit investments; and future RapidRide lines? You can, as a member of the Transit Advisory Board. Would you like input on transit strategies during the so-called… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Convo! 3 Neighborhoods that will soon be better connected by Link light rail in 2021!

By now, most of you know that how you get around downtown Seattle is rapidly changing. We’ve made investments around the city to help you get around and for many travelers, the time is now to adjust and adapt to the new normal. The University District (U District) is no… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

This week in Seattle are many Mariners games, plus a Sounders and a Huskies game. Concerts and festivals are in the mix, along with walking for good causes and an emergency response test to ensure sound understanding of our new tunnel… Monday Rise Against Concert at WaMu Theater, doors open… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve added over 300 trips each week on popular bus routes across the city!

We’re investing in transit. The Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV) is permanently closing in January 2019. This once in a lifetime event will forever change how we get around Seattle. We know getting around will become increasingly harder especially during this transition. To help relieve some of the downtown travel pressure,… [ Keep reading ]