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Update: Public Input Period Extended through October 15th on Potential Changes to Ship Canal Bridges’ Opening Restrictions  

SDOT is extending the public input period through October 15th on potential changes to the Ship Canal Bridges and opening restrictions related to them.  SDOT is seeking comment from the maritime community, and community members who drive, walk or bike, whether the City should seek US Coast Guard approval to… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Seeks Input on Possible Expanded Restrictions for Ship Canal Bridge Openings

SDOT owns and operates three bridges spanning the Ship Canal (Ballard, Fremont, and University bridges). WSDOT owns and operates the Montlake Bridge. The operation of these bridges is regulated by the US Coast Guard who authorized SDOT and WSDOT to keep the bridges closed on weekdays at 7-9 AM and… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Project – Where We’ve been and what’s next

The Mercer neighborhood Whether you’ve attended a concert at Seattle Center, watched the Fourth of July Fireworks around Lake Union, or dined at one of the many area restaurants, you’ve probably traveled along Mercer Street at some point. For more than 40 years, the Mercer Corridor has been a sticky… [ Keep reading ]

How Should Seattle Grow? Seattle 2035: Draft Plan Published

The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) has released a Draft City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan. Entitled Seattle 2035, the Draft Plan is now available for public comment.  This important milestone brings the City one step closer to completing an updated Comprehensive Plan – our roadmap for Seattle’s next 20… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer Corridor Project – A Healthy Community is an Informed Community

A construction project on the scale of the Mercer Corridor Project (MCP) requires significant engagement with the countless individuals, businesses, and communities that are influenced by construction activities. As the MCP moves toward substantial completion later this summer, the outreach team continues to keep the neighborhood informed about everything from… [ Keep reading ]

How Should Seattle Grow? You Tell Us!

Today’s an important milestone in planning the future of Seattle. Why, you ask? Because the Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) has  released the Seattle 2035 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for review and comment! Hold on, don’t leave! Yes, the name is super technical, but the Draft EIS is… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor, City Announce Revised Transportation Levy to Move Seattle

On March 2, 2015, Mayor Ed Murray launched Move Seattle, a vision for transportation in our city for the next 10 years. Move Seattle connects and integrates existing plans for walking, biking, transit, and freight into a holistic 10-year strategy that will help the city meet present demands while also… [ Keep reading ]

What is Public Space?

What is “public space”? What do you picture in your head? Do you have a moment to tell us? Take this short survey to share your opinions. Thank you!  

Seattle Downtown Traffic Signal Re-Timing Project

Do you feel you need to wait too long or that you stop too often for traffic signals in downtown Seattle? If so, you might be interested in this on-going Seattle downtown traffic signal re-timing project. Seattle’s signal lights were timed around 10 years ago, but rapid growth, significant construction… [ Keep reading ]

Managing Traffic with updated Traffic Signals and Information Systems on Mercer Corridor

The Mercer Corridor Project is transforming Mercer Street into a principal arterial street that better serves the growing South Lake Union and Uptown urban centers while continuing to provide access to and from I-5 and the future SR 99 Tunnel for these neighborhoods and others to the north and west. … [ Keep reading ]