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Scooter Share Update: All three operators have now launched! Please keep the rules of the road in mind when riding.

Summary LINK, Wheels, and Lime havereceived their permitsand have launched operations in Seattle! We want the scooter share program to be successful, and to do that weneed everyone to follow the rules of the roadandpark your scooters correctly.Bikes and scooters blocking sidewalks can cause significant accessibility issues. We’realso increasingeducation and… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving in Your Neighborhood!

UPDATED NOVEMBER 13, 2020 As needed, we’ll update this post on Fridays with construction impacts you can expect in your neighborhood as we continue our work on important projects throughout the city. Please keep in mind that, as with most construction, expected effects may include: Temporary driveway impacts, noise and… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about your tax dollars hard at work in the latest Levy to Move Seattle Quarter 3 Report.

Summary In July, August, and September (Quarter 3 or Q3) of this year – despite the many ongoing challenges facing our community – crews have continued to deliver on projects funded by theLevy to Move Seattlethroughout the city that enhance safety, mobility, and livability for everyone. Today, we’re highlighting some… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Multimodal Corridor Project non-trail Market Phase improvements wrap up

In spring 2019, crews began sidewalk and roadway improvements, new paving, and signal, crossing, and transit improvements as part of the non-trail related Market Phase (NW Market St between the Ballard Locks and 24th Ave NW) of the Ballard Multimodal Corridor project. Improvements completed during this phase of the project… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re starting work on our 12th Ave S Vision Zero Project this week to make walking, rolling, and biking easier and safer.

Summary: The neighborhood around 12th Ave S is growing rapidly, and we want to make sure people traveling in and around it are safe. This Vision Zero project – funded by your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle – aims to reduce vehicular speed on 12th Ave S… [ Keep reading ]

The Levy to Move Seattle is making a real, tangible difference in neighborhoods. Thanks to your tax dollars, it’s now easier, safer, and smoother to travel along SW Avalon Way.

We’ve heard from our neighbors that the new bike lanes on SW Avalon Way have been getting use, especially on warm, sunny days.One of our neighbors recently shared thisvideo of his young sonwho now feels safe and comfortable riding his bicycle along SW Avalon Way. Summary We’ve completed work along… [ Keep reading ]

More Levy to Move Seattle dollars at work for you! Our concrete crews completed two repaving projects near the busy Alaska Junction.

Summary We completed two concrete panel replacement projects in the heart ofAlaska Junction:at SW Alaska St & California Ave SW and on 44th Ave SW & SW Edmunds St. Repairs were funded by ourArterial Major Maintenance (AMM) Program, one of the our crew paving programs, which receives funding from the… [ Keep reading ]

The Lander St Bridge project – two decades in the making – has finally come to life! The bridge opens at 6 AM on Oct. 7.

Summary After years of planning, collaboration, and partnership, the Lander St Bridge is a reality – which means, among much more, you can say goodbye to over 4.5 hours per day of idling vehicles along S Lander St. The bridge will open at 6 AM on Oct. 7. The completion… [ Keep reading ]

Crossing the street in Lake City will soon be much safer at several intersections, starting with NE 125th St and 28th Ave NE

Summary Safety is our number one priority, andinLake City– the home of Lake City Way, one of the busiest arterial routes in Northeast Seattle –we’re makingimportant safety improvements. NE 125thSt and 28thAve NE saw tragic loss of life last year, andwe’rebuildingimprovements at this and a nearby intersection earlier than planned… [ Keep reading ]

Levy dollars at work this spring and summer advance key capital projects across Seattle

At the start of 2020, our project teams, crews, and contractors made meaningful progress on Levy to Move Seattle funded sidewalk, road, safety, and transit projects across the city. However, starting in early March, like everyone in the city and beyond, we were confronted by the impacts of COVID-19.  Despite the… [ Keep reading ]