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APP DEADLINE EXTENDED | Apply for your Pop-up Park!

Who’s ready to PAAAARKY?!  Yes, that’s PARK and PARTY’s Hollywood couple name. This September 21, we’re bringing PARK(ing) Day back to parking spots near you! Get this annual global placemaking event on your calendars when communities unite and ignite imagination and expression. It’s the one day a year when you… [ Keep reading ]

As school year nears, ORCAs appear.

All Seattle high school students and Seattle Promise scholars will soon receive free ORCA passes, good for 12-months of unlimited use. Seattle Public Schools (SPS) are providing more information this week and planning student orientations. Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the intended effort in her February 20 State of the… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE! 3rd Ave transit improvements – Starts Mon. Aug. 20

Starting this Monday, August 20 fall. As the Washington State Department of Transportation plans for a full three-week closure as early as this fall, of SR 99 downtown – the Alaskan Way Viaduct – and the opening of a new SR 99 tunnel under downtown, we’re ramping up our strategy to deal… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week

Jack White kicks it off in Seattle this week, later followed by Hemp Fest, Hot Sauce, and Halestorm; Oh My! Get in the moment with one of these action options–and act with an informed travel plan (a.k.a. construction aware). MONDAY, AUGUST 13 Jack White concert: At WaMu Theater.  8… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | Weekender

What’s new since the long list of goings on in What’s Moving Seattle This Week? Well, if Pearl Jam’s dedication to its Seattle home town isn’t moving, we don’t know what is, so we’re going with that one again! There’s a few other news morsels below… Pearl Jams it again tonight!… [ Keep reading ]

Cooling down hot moving bridges

Dawn breaking on the Ballard Bridge | Photo by David Johnson What do you do when the city experiences three consecutive days of 85+-degree weather? A. Drink a lot of water B. Cool off your britches with a pool dunk C. Cool off moving bridges with a water flush D…. [ Keep reading ]

What’s moving Seattle this week?

This week in Seattle. Time flies when you’re…well–actually, time seems to fly regardless. And there goes July… Wait, What!? Wednesday, August 1 Seafair Fleet Week and Boeing Maritime Celebration: Tour the US Navy USS Momsen and USS Somerset at Pier 90, and the Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Yellowknife and HMCS Whitehorse at Pier 69,… [ Keep reading ]

Come celebrate art, community, and the new Rainier Valley Neighborhood Greenway!

What’s better than a new greenway? A greenway with art! Together with the Office of Arts and Culture, we’re proud to support seven emerging public artists through the Art Interruptions 2018 program. This year, artists will be featured through temporary art installations along the Rainier Valley Neighborhood Greenway between Rainier… [ Keep reading ]

NEW Safety Improvements on NE 65th St.

Starting this month, NE 65th St will be getting a safety facelift, complete with improved pedestrian crossings, protected bike lanes, and a newer style of bus stop. We’ll jump into all those details in a moment, but first, let’s reflect on where we’ve been and how this project came about…. [ Keep reading ]

Opening up the view to safety.

Tackling vegetation overgrowth. Crews from our Urban Forestry and Emergency Response Maintenance groups joined Saturday, working to improve visibility around the W Seattle Admiral Way ramp, to the W Seattle Bridge. Vegetation was limiting sight lines, making it tough for drivers headed up Admiral to see traffic coming down… [ Keep reading ]