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New walk/bike signal, crosswalk, traffic-calming landscaped median added to 15th Ave NW paving project in response to community safety conversation | LEVY, SEATTLE TRANSIT MEASURE DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read The design for the 15th Ave W/NW and Ballard Bridge Paving and Safety Project is complete. We’re scheduled to start construction preparation by the end of the year. Learn more about our plans, including new safety enhancements, traffic calming features, and bus-only lane… [ Keep reading ]

SPRING 2023 HIGHLIGHTS | Street trees, South Park upgrades, Safe Routes to School, and more!

Last fall, we started sharing regular seasonal updates with you. These posts highlight the many things we’ve worked on to keep Seattleites moving safely by all modes. Let us put a spring in your step with our recent highlights from spring 2023! Quick links to stories below: Seattle’s street trees … [ Keep reading ]

Expanded transportation access and more from the Seattle Transit Measure 2022 Performance Report

Blog Stats: 1,700 words | 9-minute read The 2022 Performance Report focuses on the second full year of programing funded under the Seattle Transit Measure (STM). This year, we spotlight some of the innovative work of our Transportation Access Programs (TAP) as well as key COVID Recovery Bus Lane projects… [ Keep reading ]

New Alaskan Way protected bike lane design closes a critical gap between the Elliott Bay Trail and the Waterfront Bike Path | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We’ve reached the 30% design milestone of a protected bike lane on Alaskan Way from Virginia St to Broad St! The connection creates an intuitive, safer route for people biking and scooting between the future Waterfront Bike Path and the Elliott Bay Trail…. [ Keep reading ]

New sidewalk, seating, art, and more on Kenyon Way S in South Beacon Hill | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

This project was part of our Safe Routes to School program, and your Levy to Move Seattle dollars made it possible. Thank you! Summary  We recently opened a new sidewalk and bike connection on Kenyon Way S!   The new sidewalk and bike path make it safer and easier for families… [ Keep reading ]

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 (January 4, 2024): A link to our grant application document was added. 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… [ 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 (October 25, 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 ]