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USDOT awards Seattle $2 million to study rail safety around S Holgate St in SODO

Blog Stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (June 26, 2023): This blog was updated for clarity and to add details about an additional $400,000 supplemental grant from WSDOT. At-a-glance: We are excited to receive $2 million in federal funding for a study to evaluate potential options to enhance… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve reached 60% design of the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Blog stats: 750 words | 6-minute read We’re partnering with King County Metro to make Route 40 bus trips more reliable while improving safety for people walking, biking, and rolling along this route. We’ve come up with some concepts and want to know what you think! At-a-glance: Our project… [ Keep reading ]

New pavement, sidewalks, trees, and other upgrades to South Park streets to help reduce flooding | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Summary We have repaved, added new sidewalks, installed drainage infrastructure and planted new trees in South Park as part of a partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to reduce flooding! The improvements in South Park included: The project is located between 2nd Ave S and 8th Ave S, extending to… [ Keep reading ]

Interested in serving as a community representative on a Seattle transportation advisory board or committee? Learn more about current and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Editor’s Note (June 21, 2023): We originally published this blog post on March 9, 2022, and have continued to update it since then with the latest information. Summary: Below you can find ‘drop-down’ links to each individual board and committee, as well as general information about the application process: Promoting… [ Keep reading ]

Aurora Ave N: New safety upgrades & community design workshops | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read Editor’s Note (June 2, 2023): We originally published this blog post on May 12, 2023, and have continued to update it since then with the latest community design workshop information. At-a-glance: Aurora Ave N is one of Seattle’s major north-south travel routes but… [ Keep reading ]

No Turn On Red restrictions expanding to Aurora Ave I Vision Zero

Blog stats: 950 words I 5-minute read Editor’s note (September 15, 2023): We originally published this blog post on May 4, 2023, and have updated it since then with the latest information.  At-a-glance We’re adding 59 new No Turn on Red signs at multiple intersections along Aurora Ave N!  One… [ Keep reading ]

May is Bike Everywhere Month! Resources to bike & scoot your way around Seattle | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read Get excited! May is Bike Everywhere Month, a time for beginners and seasoned cyclists alike to celebrate biking and encourage riding bikes for transportation, leisure, exercise, and more. Thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle, we have added over 60 miles to our… Filed Under: Bikeshare, Biking, Funding & Levies, Move Seattle, Safety, Scooters, SDOT, Vision ZeroTagged With: , , , , , , , , ,

New stormwater storage tank construction in Capitol Hill starts next week | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 900 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: We’re building a new stormwater storage tank under the street on 10th Ave in Capitol Hill, starting Monday, May 1. The tank will provide a significant environmental benefit by reducing flooding and helping contain stormwater runoff so it can be treated before… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s street trees – supporting a healthy, vibrant urban forest! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read At-a-Glance: In addition to beautifying an area, urban forests play an important role in combatting pollution and creating cleaner air and water. We recently completed our annual street tree analysis for 2022, which reaffirmed the many benefits of Seattle’s urban forests. The team… [ Keep reading ]

A safer trip between Georgetown and Downtown | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Summary We’re connecting South Seattle neighborhoods to the regional bike network, keeping freight moving, and making trips safer for people walking and rolling The Georgetown to Downtown Safety Project will link downtown Seattle with historic Georgetown, home to vibrant and diverse neighborhoods with industrial, small business, and manufacturing roots. The… [ Keep reading ]