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Levy to Move Seattle 2016 Update

The $930-million Transportation Levy to Move Seattle was approved by voters in November 2015 and has since been funding safety improvements for all travelers, street maintenance, and investments in reliable, affordable travel options. Here is how the Levy has worked in your neighborhood in the first seven months of 2016: Safe Routes to… [ Keep reading ]

Madison Street Bus Rapid Transit Design Input Open House Dates: August 3, 4, 9  

Please join SDOT at upcoming open houses to learn more about Madison Street Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), which will begin construction in 2018. SDOT has worked closely with the community to design Madison Street BRT and is continuing to seek community input. Madison Street BRT will provide high-frequency, fast, reliable,… [ Keep reading ]

Our Valuable Urban Canopy

We love our trees in the Pacific Northwest, especially in Seattle. They add a pop of green in a city sometimes surrounded by gray. Besides being nice to look at, trees also filter carbon dioxide out of the air and produce oxygen. We can all agree that trees are valuable…. [ Keep reading ]

A New Way to Walk

Near-perfect weather and long hours of sunshine make summer a great time to break out your sneakers (or sandals) and explore our city on foot. However, anyone who has walked around knows how challenging Seattle’s hills can be. We have over 500 stairways covering over six miles to help pedestrians get… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us For a Find It, Fix It Neighborhood Walk in Belltown!

Join Mayor Ed Murray, SDOT Director Scott Kubly, and other City Department Directors and staff on Tuesday, June 28th for the Belltown Find It, Fix It Walk. The walk starts at the Belltown Community Center and there will be refreshments from 5:30-6:00pm. The walk will take place from 6:00-7:30pm. SDOT… [ Keep reading ]

Advancing Equity at SDOT

This past year marked several important milestones for SDOT. It was the first full year under new SDOT Director Scott Kubly and Women and Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (WMBE) Program Manager Edson Zavala. New leadership brought a renewed focus and direction for our equity and inclusion practices. Over the next nine years,… [ Keep reading ]

New Vision Zero Dashboard now online!

We are happy to announce the new Vision Zero Dashboard is now live! This new desktop tool provides an easy-to-use interface for everyone to see Vision Zero stats at a glance and learn about police-reported collisions that happen in your area. Using data such as this helps SDOT to plan and prioritize projects around the city equitably…. [ Keep reading ]

Your Design Input Wanted for the South Lander Street Bridge Project

SDOT is going ahead with plans to build a bridge over South Lander Street between 1st and 4th avenues south to improve traffic, rail operations, and safety in the SODO neighborhood. At this early phase in the design process, we want to hear from you. Learn more about the project and share… [ Keep reading ]

Find It, Fix It Community Walks

Find It, Fix It Community Walks are opportunities for residents to meet with the Mayor, city officials, police and other neighbors to discuss neighborhood projects and identify areas that need improvement, such as overgrown landscaping, litter, graffiti and street light outages. The first walk of the year is on Tuesday, May 31, and residents are invited to join Mayor… [ Keep reading ]

2016 Neighborhood Street Fund Applications Are In!

The City’s Neighborhood Street Fund (NSF) supports communities by providing funding for transportation projects identified by the community.  The 2016 NSF applications are in! 140 applications came in from across the city for all types of projects from new sidewalks to festival streets. Compared to the last round in 2013,… [ Keep reading ]