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WINTER HIGHLIGHTS | Keeping Seattle moving in challenging conditions

Blog stats: 2,000 words | 10-minute read Last fall, we started sharing regular seasonal updates with you. These posts highlight the many things we’re working on to keep you moving safely and efficiently throughout Seattle. So bundle up, grab a hot tea or coffee, and read our highlights from this… [ Keep reading ]

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL | 2021-2022 School Year Highlights!

Blog stats: 800 words | 5-minute read At-a-Glance: Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a national movement to make it easier and safer to walk, bike, and roll to school. Our SRTS program is designed to improve safety near schools and encourage more kids to walk, bike, and roll. We… [ Keep reading ]

Safe Routes to School | Ever heard of a Walking School Bus? Our neighbors at Bailey Gatzert Elementary have one, and you can too. 

Thanks to Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, students at Bailey Gatzert Elementary School in the Central District participate in a Walking School Bus to get to school. Read the story from Central Seattle Greenways here. What is a walking school bus? A walking school bus is one tool in the Safe Routes… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | It’s now safer to use 4 major Lake City Way NE intersections 

Summary We made changes at four major intersections along Lake City Way NE (at NE 82nd St, NE 95th St, NE 135th St, and NE 137th St) to improve safety for people walking, rolling, and biking.  Especially in busy, high-traffic areas, we wanted to make it safer and easier for… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re making progress on Madison RapidRide G Line construction! At the halfway mark, here’s what we’ve done so far & what’s ahead. 

Summary: The Madison – RapidRide G Line is a partnership between us and King County Metro with significant funding support from Sound Transit and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). It will create a frequent and reliable public transportation line between 1st Ave and Martin Luther King Jr Way. The route… [ Keep reading ]

SEATTLE TRANSIT MEASURE | Thank you, Seattle! We are adding 250+ more bus trips citywide starting March 18 

Summary In partnership with Metro, we are providing more bus service, especially on nights and weekends. We are adding over 250 bus trips per week, particularly on nights and weekends. This means more options for people who depend on public transportation around the clock to get to work, school, or… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Thank you, Seattle! RapidRide H Line will begin traveling from downtown to Burien starting March 18. 

Summary The RapidRide H Line is here! As part of King County Metro’s spring service change on March 18, riders traveling along the 12-mile corridor between Burien, White Center, Delridge and downtown Seattle will experience upgrades to transit stations and improvements to speed and reliability as Route 120 becomes the… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We have built over 200 new blocks of sidewalks and repaired sidewalk damage in nearly 70,000 locations since 2015

Summary We’re all pedestrians, so sidewalks make a difference to help everyone get around safely and comfortably in our daily lives. Whether you’re running to catch the bus, headed to the grocery store, or walking and rolling with your family, we are all pedestrians from time to time! Along with… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Spokane St Swing Bridge emergency response, free ORCA cards for Seattle Housing Authority residents, and more!

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 8-minute read In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top posts from January. 1) Spokane St Swing Bridge is now reopen following successful repairs and testing After the major ice event in late-December,… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We built smoother sidewalks & protected mature trees on Aurora Ave N!

Blog stats: 600 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: This week, we finished repairing sidewalks along the eastern side of Aurora Ave N, from NE 85th to N 105th St. The result: safer, smoother travel for people walking and rolling. Our sidewalk repair program is possible thanks to your tax dollars… [ Keep reading ]