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Friday, May 31 – Monday, June 3: Expect lane reductions on Aurora Bridge

This weekend marks the beginning of series of lane reductions for pavement preservation work on the SR 99 Aurora Bridge over the summer. From Friday night until Monday morning, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will scrape off old asphalt on the roadway, make… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s talk about managing Seattle congestion in a fair and equitable way.

Seattle is rapidly changing and growing.  Seattle has ranked among the top four major U.S. cities in growth for five consecutive years. Since 2010, over 100,000 people have moved here– and more are on the way. Seattle–area jobs are projected to grow 28 percent by 2035. This rapid growth will present some challenges, particularly when it comes to traffic and congestion.  With the expected continued growth in residents and… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Seattle Blvd S Signal & Lane Changes

To improve traffic flow into downtown during the morning commute, we’re making changes to the traffic signal and middle lane on Seattle Blvd S approaching 4th Ave. During the morning commute hours (6-9 AM), the middle travel lane will be right turn-only. We’re installing a new signal… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s roll! It’s Bike Everywhere Day this Friday, May 17.

It’s time we “spoke” of Bike Everywhere Day. It’s a day we “wheelie” like. ?? ? What, too many puns? Bike Everywhere Day is a curb side celebration all throughout the region on May 17, 2019 – brought to you by Cascade Bicycle Club. We’re right in the middle… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Go, South Lake Union! Check out our new website to see all of your transportation options in SLU.

Did you know more than 50,000 people live and work in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood? With thousands of people traveling to and through the neighborhood, LetsGoSLU.com highlights all the ways you can get to and through the neighborhood using transit, walking, biking, and new mobility options. It’s also a… [ Keep reading ]

HEY, YOU! — YEA, YOU! SEATTLE’S SAFEST DRIVER 2.0 (launches 5/13)

Think you’re Seattle’s safest driver? Prove it & win. When it comes to traffic safety & moving toward Vision Zero, it’s about a culture change. It’s a shift from accepting accidents, to preventing crashes and making streets safer for everyone. This shift is going to take some big… [ Keep reading ]

Bike Share Parking 101

Alright Seattle, we know you already know the obvious places where you’re not supposed to park a bike share bike.  GeekWire put together a comprehensive list of incorrectly parked bikes across Seattle in 2017. Presented without comment. But, there are certain spots you may not realize are… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday, May 4: Asphalt island improvements at NE 80th St & Banner Way NE

We are reconstructing the asphalt island at the intersection of NE 80 ST & Banner Way NE to improve access. As part of this work, we are relocating signals, rebuilding pavement, repositioning jersey barriers, and redoing the pavement markings. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE On Saturday,… [ Keep reading ]

Join Commute Seattle’s 2019 Bikes and Bakeries Challenge!

Bike. Eat treats. Win. It’s that easy! May is #BikeMonth, and we’ve got just the sweet treat for you to get riding! Join Commute Seattle’s Bikes and Bakeries Challenge, where you can win amazing bike-related prizes just for riding your bike and supporting bakeries across the city! Participating is as… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Mercer St has been reopened after tragic crane collapse

This blog has been updated to reflect that SDOT crews have reopened Mercer St earlier than anticipated.  The tragic collapse of a crane on Saturday, April 27, has significantly impacted the lives of many. Our thoughts & prayers go out to those affected by this tragedy. As Vulcan and GLY… [ Keep reading ]