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Building a connected Seattle bike network.

Today, the Bicycle Master Plan (BMP) 2019 to 2024 Implementation Plan was delivered to City Council.  It identifies projects and programs which, combined with existing facilities, will deliver a robust connected citywide bike network. Using a combination of protected bike lanes, trails, neighborhood greenways, and funding for bike… [ Keep reading ]

Calling All #Orcaheros!

When the ORCA Card program named itself, it opened up some wonderful opportunities for puns and references. The best take? Transportation Choices Coalition and Washington Environmental Council’s new comic meant to raise awareness about protecting our waters: Be an #orcahero this #RideTransit Month. What do orcas have to do… [ Keep reading ]

June 14 – 17: Repairing the Roadway Panels at Mercer St and Fairview Ave N

Crews will be repairing the roadway panels on westbound Mercer St at Fairview Ave N this Friday, June 14 – Monday, June 17. Prepare for impacts to travel throughout the weekend. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE Work will begin on Friday, June 14 at 9 PM…. [ Keep reading ]

On our way to 1,500 new bike parking spaces this year!

How people get around our city has changed. While Seattle continues to grow, so do all the options for getting around – including riding a bike. With more bike lanes being built and more people using bike share, Seattle needs additional spaces for people to park their bikes. … [ Keep reading ]

Ride Transit to Transit During #RideTransit Month and Beyond!

#SeattleDidYouKnow: In West Seattle and SE Seattle, you have the option to take transit to transit! If you’re taking transit to live, work, or play in West Seattle and southeast Seattle, you can now plan your commute with on-demand transit options tailored to your needs. On-demand shuttle… [ Keep reading ]

? It’s Rider Celebration Week for #RideTransit Month! ?

We’re celebrating those who keep our transit system moving: YOU! This week, for #RideTransit Month, we’re celebrating YOU, the riders who keep our transit system moving. This week, transit agencies across the state will be surprising riders with pop-up appreciation stations and you may just be lucky enough to… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Celebrate! Commute Trip Reduction Champions Gather Under “Rapid Change, Great Opportunity”

On June 5, together with Commute Seattle, we celebrated the efforts of employers participating in the city’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program during the fifth annual Champions Celebration breakfast. This CTR program awards ceremony honors employers who demonstrate high engagement and innovative tactics in their transportation programs for employees. We recognized six platinum-level employers… [ Keep reading ]

Take the #RideTransit Month Pledge and Win Prizes in June!

Take the pledge, ride transit at least three times in June, and win prizes. It’s that easy.   June is #RideTransit Month, and we’re partnering with Transportation Choices Coalition to celebrate transit – bus, light rail, train, ferry, vanpool, water taxi, and streetcar – throughout the month. Go to and take the ride transit pledge to commit to ride… [ Keep reading ]

Say bye-bye to #BikeEverywhereMonth and hello to #RideTransit Month.

It’s finally Fri-YAY! Has this #4dayworkweek seemed super long to anyone else? Well TGIF. it’s finally Fri-yay and the last day of Bike Everywhere Month. While that doesn’t mean you should stop riding (in fact, we encourage you to keep it up through the summer and beyond!), it does… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]