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Seattle’s transportation new normal is just around the corner.

We’re getting ready for the Maximum Constraint. Starting January 11, 2019, As early as this fall the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will move forward with the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. This construction project is one of countless private and public construction projects taking place in the… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE! 3rd Ave transit improvements – Starts Mon. Aug. 20

Starting this Monday, August 20 fall. As the Washington State Department of Transportation plans for a full three-week closure as early as this fall, of SR 99 downtown – the Alaskan Way Viaduct – and the opening of a new SR 99 tunnel under downtown, we’re ramping up our strategy to deal… [ Keep reading ]

Progress on 23rd Ave Construction.

We’ve been busy rebuilding 23rd Ave S. and we’re close to wrapping up the west side concrete work on 23rd Ave S between S Jackson and S Norman streets. Coming up next in early August, we’re switching to the east side. Here’s what you can expect. West side concrete… [ Keep reading ]

More Shade, More Gain | A Move Seattle Street Tree Story

Aaaaahhh, shade – it’s a beautiful thing. Now that summer is just a week away, we’re going to need more of it. Seattle is fortunate to have approximately 28% of its land covered with tree canopy. A conservative estimate of 300,000 street trees contributes to this amazing forest. Our Urban… [ Keep reading ]

The latest on Move Seattle.

✔ Voters approved a visionary $930M transportation levy in 2015 – wanting safer streets, better roads, and more reliable transit options. In the last two years, we’ve made some significant progress in achieving those goals. The new protected bike lane on 2nd Ave and the Rainier Valley Greenway are starting to make… [ Keep reading ]

✔️MOVE SEATTLE: 2017 Milestones

We’ve done a lot and reached some big milestones so far this year, thanks to the voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle! Highlights: ✔️ Repainted more than 1,500 crosswalks and meeting our annual goal to fulfill our commitment to repainting crosswalks every four years. ✔️ Repainted more than 560 miles of… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT’s Version of the Hollywood Star

When voters approved the Levy to Move Seattle in 2015, they knew they would be seeing a lot of projects over nine years. With levy-funded construction ramping up, SDOT made it a priority to continue saying thank you to Seattle voters. As you’re walking, cycling, or driving past levy projects,… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s get lit! ?

For the 5th year in a row, we’re teaming up with Commute Seattle on a Light Up Your Ride event this Thurs. Nov. 2, 7–9 AM at Lake Union Park, right next to the Westlake bike path. It’s a free event, focused on safety and visibility. Oh, and… THERE.  WILL. … [ Keep reading ]

Crosswalk Math!

When voters approved the Levy to Move Seattle in 2015, they agreed to fund a lot of really great stuff: Vision Zero projects: check! Miles and miles of new pavement: got it! New RapidRide corridors: you bet! But you may have missed one of the big commitments that we put forward:… [ Keep reading ]

What Do Scottish Terriers and the Space Needle Have in Common?

They show kids Safe Routes to School, of course! Let’s explain. McDonald International Elementary identified their top priority as new crosswalks across NE 54th St and NE 55th St. Students got to take part in a competition to design two new crosswalks, and one of the winning designs featured Scottie dogs – their school mascot! The other cool… [ Keep reading ]