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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 ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | 23rd Ave E is safer thanks to new signals, crossings, curb ramps, and much more! 

Summary All photos are credit to SDOT unless otherwise indicated. As part of the third phase of work on 23rd Ave E, you’ll now see: New protected left turns We installed these left turn lanes at E John St for vehicles turning from 23rd Ave E and from eastbound E… Filed Under: Accessibility, Biking, Funding & Levies, Move Seattle, Pedestrians, Safety, SDOT, Signals, Vision ZeroTagged With: ,

City of Seattle distributing free ORCA cards to more than 10,000 Seattle Housing Authority residents

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: The City of Seattle is partnering with the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) to provide free unlimited-use ORCA cards to all residents who are living in SHA-owned and managed housing through December 2026. This pairing between an affordable housing program and an accessible… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Year | SDOT’s 2022 Highlights!

Blog stats: 1,700 words | 10-minute read 2022 was a significant year for Team SDOT. From welcoming a new Director and re-opening the West Seattle Bridge, to delivering voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle-funded projects, to returning to in-person outreach and events, and planning the future of transportation in Seattle, our… [ Keep reading ]

You’re invited: Join the Levy Oversight Committee to help shape Seattle’s transportation system. Apply by February 9! 

Summary: Serving on the Levy Oversight Committee (LOC) is a volunteer opportunity that allows you to make a difference in your community. If you: …read on! What is the LOC? The Levy funds projects all over town, including some shown below! You may be interested in the LOC if: Primary… [ Keep reading ]

Download the Transit GO Ticket app to ride the West Seattle Water Taxi or bus using free credits during the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) closure

At-a-Glance: Related blog posts: The ongoing closure of the Spokane St Swing Bridge for emergency repairs continues to impact travelers on both sides of the Duwamish Waterway headed to and from West Seattle, especially by biking, rolling, or walking on the low bridge. To support these people, and help make… [ Keep reading ]

BEST OF FALL 2022 | New community chess park, Green Lake Outer Loop, safer streets, and more!

1,200 words | 6-minute read NEW: We’re crafting seasonal summaries of Team SDOT’s work across town. Read on to learn how we’ve made getting around the city safer, easier, and – hopefully – more fun, in the fall of 2022. Enjoy! Quick links to stories below: MAKING BIKE ROUTES FOR… [ Keep reading ]