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Mayor Harrell Proposes $1.35B Transportation Levy for Safe, Reliable, and Connected Seattle

Blog stats: 2,200 words | 11-minute read At-a-glance: Proposed funding would invest in maintenance and modernization of public infrastructure Seattle’s transportation system is critical to a thriving city that connects people to places and opportunities. Our current transportation levy provides roughly 30% of SDOT’s annual budget and expires this year…. [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell and SDOT break ground on East Marginal Way Improvement Project supported by Levy to Move Seattle and partners

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: We’re thrilled to officially be in construction on this significant project to enhance East Marginal Way S while improving travel safety and efficiency for everyone. Today’s groundbreaking event was a major milestone that was years in the making. This collaborative project results… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making upgrades to 3rd Ave in downtown Seattle to help you travel, in partnership with King County Metro

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: If downtown is the heart of the city, then 3rd Ave is our main artery. This street is one of North America’s most productive transit corridors, used by hundreds of buses carrying tens of thousands of people every weekday. This year, we… [ Keep reading ]

Construction begins on Route 48 project which will better connect Judkins Park & the Central District to the University of Washington | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 450 words | 2-minute read At-a-glance: We are excited to announce that construction on the Route 48 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project’s North Segment is kicking off. We’re making these improvements to reduce bus travel times, increase bus service reliability, and make street crossings safer for people getting to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transportation Plan | Mayor Bruce Harrell’s Recommended Seattle Transportation Plan goes to City Council for adoption 

Click here to go to the English version of this blog post. خطة النقل في سياتل | خطة النقل في سياتل الموصى بها من قبل العمدة Bruce Harrell (بروس هاريل) ستقدم إلى مجلس المدينة لاعتمادها Summary After two years of public engagement, we have developed a recommended Seattle Transportation Plan… [ Keep reading ]

South Seattle safety & bike projects moving forward with completed designs! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Construction crews paving new southbound bike ramp at I-90 Trail. Photo SDOT. Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read Editor’s note: We published a previous blog post on these projects on Dec. 1, 2023. This post provides the latest project details and several progress updates since that post. At-a-glance: Design… [ Keep reading ]

RapidRide G Line – Madison St construction is 80% complete. Here’s the latest progress as we enter the final stretch. | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read Details at-a-glance: Now that we’ve reached the 80% complete mark, we wanted to share a progress update with you. This includes construction photos so you can see what’s already done, and understand what work remains before the project wraps up in 2024. You… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s first Freight-and-Bus Only Lane (FAB lane) pilot is part of the Route 40 project | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 700 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: As part of the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor (TPMC) project, we’re launching the first “Freight-and-Bus Only Lanes” (FAB lanes) in Seattle as a one-year pilot program. The new FAB lane will help keep people and goods moving through Westlake and connect… [ Keep reading ]

Construction Ahead: Ballard and Interbay-area paving, safety, and bridge projects moving forward | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: Project overview 15th Ave W/NW & Ballard Bridge Paving & Safety Project This project aims to keep people and goods moving and includes enhancements to make the RapidRide D bus line more reliable and to make travel safer for everyone. We completed… [ Keep reading ]

We filled 25,000 potholes in 2023. Our crews are working hard to address more potholes this winter.

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT crews work year-round to fix potholes and filled 25,000 last year. Every winter, storms and freezing temperatures damage our streets and cause previously filled potholes to reappear. We expect to see more new potholes in the coming weeks following recent freezing… [ Keep reading ]