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What do all those pavement markings mean?

SDOT City Traffic Engineer, Dongho Chang, explains bicycle and transit markings that help cyclists, drivers, pedestrians and transit riders navigate our streets. It’s part of our effort to keep everyone safe as they travel in and around the city. Seattle is recognized as one of the safest cities in the… [ Keep reading ]

We’re Listening! Share Your Feedback on 23rd Ave S Construction Phase 2 Online

Did you miss the 23rd Avenue Corridor Improvements Project open house last week? No worries! You can still view the open house materials and share your feedback with us through our online open house until Tuesday, October 17. Visit the site to learn more about upcoming Phase 2 construction from… [ Keep reading ]

This Week, Seattle Proudly Hosts Smart Growth America, Transportation for America & Transportation Massachusetts For ‘Transportation Study Tour 2017’

Seattle welcomes Transportation for America and Smart Growth America! We’re touring with Smart Growth America (SGA) and Transportation for Massachusetts this week! Together with Seattle Chamber of Commerce, the tour will focus on our world-class transportation and people-focused projects moving Seattle and finding solutions for transportation challenges facing… [ Keep reading ]

Free-Floating Bike Share Parking 101

The Free-floating (Dockless) Bike share pilot is going well and rolling into the third month. There are now three permitted privately-owned free-floating bike share companies permitted to operate in Seattle. Here are some useful tips for bike share users on where to park free-floating bike share bikes: Free-floating bike share… [ Keep reading ]

Tripping is More Fun with Friends

You may have seen the Seattle Times article about how local employers are getting their employees to making other transportation choices instead of driving to work alone. Here at SDOT, we have a name for that – it’s our Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program! Housed in our Transit & Mobility division, we’ve… [ Keep reading ]

On the road, off the phone! New distracted driving law in effect

There’s a new DUI in town. Meet E-DUI (more formally, Driving Under the Influence of Electronics), Washington State’s new distracted driving law that went into effect July 23. The law is part of Washington’s Target Zero efforts. And yes (in case you were wondering), Target Zero and Vision Zero are… [ Keep reading ]

Today is National Dump the Pump Day!

It’s the 12th Annual National Dump the Pump Day, sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), encouraging people to ride public transportation and save money! According to the APTA, in the Seattle area, you can save nearly $1,000 a month, or $12,000 a year by riding transit! Riding public transit… [ Keep reading ]

June is Ride Transit Month!

SDOT and our partners are celebrating our investments in Seattle’s transit system and we want to thank YOU, the riders who are using it. Whether you’re on a bus, light rail, train, ferry, vanpool, water taxi, or streetcar, enjoy the ride and know that you’re part of a great movement in… [ Keep reading ]

Commute Trip Reduction: You Can Measure the Difference

Our Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program recently featured some of the city’s champions when it comes to the best workplace commute programs. The City of Seattle also does well in reducing commuter trips thanks to a comprehensive employee commute options program, and its dedication to using modes other than driving alone… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Partners with Scoop for Flexible Commuter Ride Sharing Pilot Program

SDOT today announced a pilot incentive program with Scoop Technologies, an app-based provider of flexible commuter ride sharing, to encourage carpooling and help ease congestion in the region. With funds from the City’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program, the pilot will provide reduced price trips for carpoolers arriving and departing… [ Keep reading ]