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Upcoming Intersection Closures at SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW

What’s happening on SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW? SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW in West Seattle are seeing major improvements! This past April, as a part of the SW Seattle Paving: 35th/Avalon Project, construction began to make safety and transit improvements for people walking, bicycling, driving… [ Keep reading ]

Relief is coming for 1st Ave S buses to West Seattle.

We’re nearly 9 months into the #SeattleSqueeze & getting around parts of Seattle continues to be a real challenge. West Seattle and Pioneer Square have both taken the brunt of construction-related traffic impacts this past year, and so people who rely on buses traveling through both of these neighborhoods… [ Keep reading ]

The plan to make bike share work better for everyone.

We released our Q2 2019 Bike Share Report today, which shows that people took nearly 900,000 trips on Lime & Jump bikes in the first half of 2019.  We’re excited that so many people are embracing bike share as a healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around. We also need… [ Keep reading ]

Alaskan Way Viaduct Construction Impacts on Alaskan Way and Denny Way

In case you missed it, check out this helpful information from the Washington State Department of Transportation about impacts to Alaskan Way and Denny Way as part of the Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition and the North Surface Streets connections! Check it out ??? The viaduct is shrinking along Seattle’s waterfront and the… [ Keep reading ]

Cowen Park Bridge Seismic Improvements Coming This Fall!

We are preparing to make seismic improvements to the Cowen Park Bridge to reduce the bridge’s vulnerability to earthquakes. Plan ahead and prepare for impacts to travel. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE Construction on the Cowen Park Bridge is anticipated to begin this fall 2019 and… [ Keep reading ]

Next steps to create a community-driven Scooter Share Program for Seattle.

We’ve made it a priority for our bike share program to function well for everyone, & we continue to work with service providers & the traveling public to do so. We want to do the same with a potential scooter share pilot.   “We will work with stakeholders… [ Keep reading ]

Come on down and ride the new 8th Ave protected bike lane!

Bring your bike (and don’t forget a helmet!) and come ride on the new protected bike lane on 8th Ave in downtown Seattle! The redesigned 8th Ave includes a one-way northbound protected bike lane between Pike St and Bell St, one travel lane, paid parking and load… [ Keep reading ]

August 12: 5th Ave NE Closure for Link Light Rail Construction

If you’re traveling through North Seattle, prepare for a long-term closure of 5th Ave NE between NE 130th St and NE 145th St! This closure is to provide space for crews to build the elevated guideway for the Lynnwood Link light rail extension. Here’s what you can expect:… [ Keep reading ]

What’s moving Seattle this week? Aug 7- Aug 11

There is so much happening this weekend. Street festivals keep coming, baseball is going strong and… it’s Seahawk pre-season already! Calling out to all the 12’s,  plan accordingly, be safe and get your blue and green ready! W E D. A U G 7   Seattle Mariners vs. San… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Streetcar Reports 18-percent Ridership Increase!

The Seattle Streetcar Program remains committed to continued safety and reliability plus additional data collection. Providing easy access to Metro transit routes, Link light rail, and the Sounder is paying off for the Seattle Streetcar program and its 1.7 million annual riders. In 2018, our Seattle Streetcar program… [ Keep reading ]