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The SR 99 Viaduct is permanently closing in January – here’s what we’re doing to help you get around downtown.

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing permanently in January 2019 & new SR 99 tunnel is opening in February 2019. We all knew it was coming, but that doesn’t necessarily make it easier to experience a closed Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV) with a not-yet-open SR 99 tunnel, and for three… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week UPDATE: Revive I-5 Postponed

There’s only ONE game this week if they win again tonight! We know–they’re in Fairfax, Virginia for game 3 of 5 in the WNBA Finals, just a hop over the Potomac from D.C., but fans might decide to stay home to watch the game, or stay put for a while at… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s transportation new normal is just around the corner.

We’re getting ready for the Maximum Constraint. Starting January 11, 2019, As early as this fall the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will move forward with the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. This construction project is one of countless private and public construction projects taking place in the… [ Keep reading ]

Route 8 gets some help today.

Denny Way EB transit lane is in! Finishing 1 day early, EB Denny Way from Fairview to Stewart now has a new center transit lane, complete with red pavement markings and signage. The project was expected to require finishing work and rolling lane closures today, but SDOT Maintenance Operations crews wrapped… [ Keep reading ]

Making The 8 Less L8! | Today – 8/28

One of the busiest stretches of Denny Way, eastbound from Fairview Ave E to Stewart St, is about to get a new transit-only lane—dedicated to moving many people efficiently. The project is part of a larger effort to address the historically late King County Metro Route 8, which serves an… [ Keep reading ]

As school year nears, ORCAs appear.

All Seattle high school students and Seattle Promise scholars will soon receive free ORCA passes, good for 12-months of unlimited use. Seattle Public Schools (SPS) are providing more information this week and planning student orientations. Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the intended effort in her February 20 State of the… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE! 3rd Ave transit improvements – Starts Mon. Aug. 20

Starting this Monday, August 20 fall. As the Washington State Department of Transportation plans for a full three-week closure as early as this fall, of SR 99 downtown – the Alaskan Way Viaduct – and the opening of a new SR 99 tunnel under downtown, we’re ramping up our strategy to deal… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

Jack White kicks it off in Seattle this week, later followed by Hemp Fest, Hot Sauce, and Halestorm; Oh My! Get in the moment with one of these action options–and act with an informed travel plan (a.k.a. construction aware). MONDAY, AUGUST 13 Jack White concert: At WaMu Theater.  8… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | Weekender

What’s new since the long list of goings on in What’s Moving Seattle This Week? Well, if Pearl Jam’s dedication to its Seattle home town isn’t moving, we don’t know what is, so we’re going with that one again! There’s a few other news morsels below… Pearl Jams it again tonight!… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

This week in Seattle. It’s all about safety and community this week, through maintenance of key interstates; Seattle communities gathering for National Night Out; and Pearl Jam banding together twice in their hometown (here!) to fight homelessness! We love Seattle XXOO. Monday, August 6 Images by Google Maps | www.google.com/maps As previewed, this… [ Keep reading ]