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Design finalized for the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read We’ve completed final design on the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project with vital input from the community. This project will create a safer and more reliable bus route and Seattle’s first-ever freight- and bus-only lane. Since early 2020, we’ve engaged community members… [ Keep reading ]

New public artwork just landed in Highland Park | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 750 words | 4-minute read Quick links: Overview: Where’s the Party art installation In 2022, a community selection panel chose artist Matthew Mazzotta to create a new work of art as part of the Highland Park Way SW and SW Holden St Safety Improvements Project. Today, in collaboration… [ Keep reading ]

RapidRide J Line design complete, construction begins next year | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We have completed the final design of the RapidRide J Line! In the coming months, we’ll advance the process of selecting a contractor and begin preparations for construction, which is expected to begin in summer 2024. This project upgrades King County Metro’s Route… [ Keep reading ]

Summer 2023 Highlights | Improving safety in Seattle with protected bike lanes and Vision Zero programs, thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle 

Blog Stats: 2,000 words | 11-minute read It was a busy summer for safety in Seattle as we advanced designs or started construction on several exciting bike lane and safety projects around the city. We also expanded several important programs aimed at achieving our Vision Zero goal to end traffic… [ Keep reading ]

Construction starts on the MLK Jr Way Safety Project, which will improve transit access in South Seattle between Mount Baker Station and the future Judkins Park Station | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read On Friday, October 6, 2023, we broke ground on the MLK Jr Way Safety Project in South Seattle with an event at Sam Smith Park which brought together City leaders, partners, and community advocates to celebrate the start of construction on an important… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve made taking transit safer and more reliable from Ballard to the U District along the Route 44 corridor | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At-a-glance Thank you, Seattle! The Route 44 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project is one of seven transit corridors that we are improving thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle. During the past nearly 2 years we’ve partnered with King County Metro to improve transit reliability , reduce transit travel times, and… [ Keep reading ]

New protected bike lane and street paving coming to the Roosevelt neighborhood! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At a Glance Thank you, Seattle! The Levy to Move Seattle, approved by voters in 2015, is helping to fund this important safety project.  We’ve completed the final design of the 11th Ave NE & 12th Ave NE Paving & Safety Project! We are adding to our citywide bicycle network;… [ Keep reading ]

Planning is underway for new, safer streets to walk, bike, and bus to future Link station at NE 130th St and I-5

Blog Stats: 1,100 words| 6-minute read At-a-Glance: Improvements are coming to the Pinehurst and Lake City neighborhoods! With the scheduled opening of Sound Transit’s NE 130th St Infill Station in 2026, we’re looking ahead to necessary bike, transit, and pedestrian enhancements along NE 130th St, Roosevelt Way NE, and NE… [ Keep reading ]

New protected bike lane installation on Eastlake Ave E in South Lake Union between E Galer St and E Roy St starts this weekend | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At-a-glance: We’re excited to start installation on the north segment of the Eastlake Layover Facility Mobility Improvements project – as soon as Saturday! This work will install protection for existing bike lanes on Eastlake Ave E between Roy St and Fairview Ave N in South Lake Union. Project Area: North… [ Keep reading ]

Beacon Hill Bike Route: Completed safety enhancements + 60% design of the bike route | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (August 15, 2023): We originally published this blog post on February 3, 2023, and have updated it since then with the latest information. We recently reached the 60% design milestone for the Beacon Ave S & 15th Ave S Safety Project! By… [ Keep reading ]